Supporting students to access HE
On Friday I attended a training session held by the Refugee Support Network. Based in London, this small charity undertakes research and direct support for students from a refugee background looking to access education. They have recently expanded their team, so are now looking to expand their work.
Seminar: Prof Adrian Favell (University of Leeds) ‘From political economy to political demography: beyond methodological nationalism’.
The Migration Working Group – North West is holding its inaugural seminar on 19th of October 2018 at 2pm. Migration Working Group-North West brings together academics, organisations and practitioners working on migration who are either based in the North West of the UK, or researching migration in this region (including Action for Refugees). For the […]
Event: Dr Julia Hope – Children’s Literature About Refugees 14th May
‘Children’s Literature About Refugees: A Catalyst in the Classroom’ DR JULIA HOPE, GOLDSMITHS COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON Monday 14th May 2018 at 1.00pm, Room E1 This seminar welcomes Julia Hope, author of, ‘Children’s Literature About Refugees: A Catalyst in the Classroom’. This book addresses one of our most pressing global issues – often called “the migrant crisis” […]
Prof John Diamond supports Action for Refugees
Mike Stoddart writes…. Action for Refugees was formed as a grouping of academics, support staff and students at Edge Hill University who felt a common need to respond to the plight of refugees and asylum seekers in the UK and abroad. The initial spark was created by a presentation given by members of staff in […]
From our inbox (March 15th)
There’s a lot of events, calls for papers, new research and other information related to work with refugees that we think needs to be shared as widely as possible. At Edge Hill, a new Migration Working Group has been set up, led by Dr Zana Vathi. Gramnet (the network for community members and scholars working in […]