3 November, 2-3pm (UK time) via Zoom. Registration via Eventbrite In this webinar organised by the University of Birmingham’s Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), Vivien Lowndes and Rabia Polat present their work on the governance of Syrian refugees in Turkey This talk investigates local government responses to the Syrian refugee situation in Turkey, situating... Continue Reading →
Professor Jenny Phillimore talks to Ruth Forecast and Sharon Baker of Malvern Welcomes about the challenges for refugees and volunteers in the time of Covid-19. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6TpWVI8emb4 To find out more on IRiS Community Sponsorship research: https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/research/superdiversity-institute/community-sponsorship-evaluation/index.aspx
Prof. Jenny Phillimore has a made significant contribution to the development of new Indicators on Integration Framework. They are the most comprehensive materials to date and have the potential to reframe thinking on a National and Global scale.
World Refugee Day takes place each year on June 20 and to support the day the UK will host its own refugee week from June 19-25. Activities which take place during this week are a celebration of diversity, and the rich cultural, social, economic and artistic contributions of refugees to the UK. Refugee week started... Continue Reading →
Sweden introduces border controls to deal with refugee crisis. Presenter: Martine Dennis Guests: Elizabeth Collett - Director of the Migration Policy Institute Europe. Dr Nando Sigona - Senior Lecturer at the University of Birmingham and Deputy Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity. Sarosh Zaiwalla - Senior Partner and Founder of Zaiwalla and Co-Solicitors.