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Read more at: Cambridge Review of Asylum, Migration and Mobility (ROAM)

Cambridge Review of Asylum, Migration and Mobility (ROAM)

3 September 2021

The Cambridge Review of Asylum, Migration and Mobility (ROAM) is an annual graduate publication that encourages students and alumni of the University of Cambridge to engage in an inter-disciplinary dialogue on refugee and migration issues. We publish opinion pieces, ethnographic research, book reviews, and other related...


Read more at: Appeals for Afghanistan/ Refugees

Appeals for Afghanistan/ Refugees

30 August 2021

Some international organisation with emergency appeals: British Red Cross . World Vision UNICEF World Food Progamme UK Refugee Council Government-hosted website channelling offers of support, for refugees that are arriving in the UK, to each council. If you know people who have offers of rental property , clothing or...


Read more at: Annual Report 2020/21

Annual Report 2020/21

11 June 2021

The Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement, University of Cambridge: Three Years and Counting Annual Report 2020/21


Read more at: In Conversation - Capitalism on Edge

In Conversation - Capitalism on Edge

5 January 2021

In her new book Capitalism on Edge (Columbia University Press, 2020), Albena Azmanova has argued that the 21 st century has inaugurated a new stage in the life of global capitalism. Neoliberalism has been replaced by a yet darker entity, what she calls ‘precarity capitalism’, marked by the massive spread of insecurity for...


Read more at: The Covid-19 Shock: Effects on the Migrant Labour Force and Remittances (Nov 12, 2020)

The Covid-19 Shock: Effects on the Migrant Labour Force and Remittances (Nov 12, 2020)

27 December 2020

By: Dr. Zsoka Koczan and Dr. Alexander Plekhanov While everyone faces a risk of infection, the economic shock associated with Covid-19 has been far from even, hitting the most vulnerable hardest. Small businesses, especially in the retail and services sectors, have borne the brunt of the crisis ( Bircan, Koczan and...


Read more at: The Conflictual Theory of Law: Towards a More Inclusive Understanding of Rights (September 30, 2020)

The Conflictual Theory of Law: Towards a More Inclusive Understanding of Rights (September 30, 2020)

27 December 2020

By: Julius M. Rogenhofer This post introduces an article recently published in Contemporary Pragmatism titled “The Conflictual Theory of Law: A Pragmatist Conception of Laws as Social Institutions”. The full text can be read open-access here: https://brill.com/view/journals/copr/17/2-3/article-p170_170.xml?body=pdf-33151...


Read more at: The Importance of Humanising Refugees (September 14, 2020)

The Importance of Humanising Refugees (September 14, 2020)

27 December 2020

By: Alexander Huang-Menders The Barretal Refugee Camp, Tijuana, Mexico. December, 2018. A displaced family in the Barretal Refugee Camp in Tijuana, Mexico. December, 2018. (Photo from The Power of Faces) A young man poses for a portrait outside the Vial Refugee Camp in Chios, Greece. July 2018. A man and woman share a kiss...


Read more at: The Brides for Survival: Tracking the Invisible Pandemic of Early Marriages in India (September 7, 2020)

The Brides for Survival: Tracking the Invisible Pandemic of Early Marriages in India (September 7, 2020)

27 December 2020

By: Reetika Revathy Subramanian At first, they were suggestions, and then, they became official public directives: ‘wash your hands, keep your distance, and stay indoors’. These apparently simple actions that were meant to stem the threat posed by the COVID-19 virus and ensure complete safety, rendered 14-year-old Sakhi...


Read more at: Making Home Away: A New Digital Archive of Testimonies of Migration, Displacement and Resettlement (August 11, 2020)

Making Home Away: A New Digital Archive of Testimonies of Migration, Displacement and Resettlement (August 11, 2020)

27 December 2020

By: Dr. Helen Underhill Plants on the threshold of a caravan in a Jordanian refugee camp, 2019. Image by Yasmine Shamma For many people around the world, recent months have seen an unprecedented redefinition our relationship with our homes, with millions spending time confined to whatever spaces we call home in a mass...


Read more at: “Stay at Home?” How Syrian Refugees Face a Crisis of Shelter in Jordan (July 25, 2020)

“Stay at Home?” How Syrian Refugees Face a Crisis of Shelter in Jordan (July 25, 2020)

27 December 2020

By: Cevdet Acu I came to Amman/Jordan on 8 March 2020, only three days before the World Health Organization ( WHO ) characterized the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as a pandemic. I had travelled to Jordan to conduct interviews with Syrian refugees in order to gain a better understanding of their economic integration in...