Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNet)

Bringing together researchers, practitioners and policy makers working with migrants, refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland

Q&A with Conor Ashleigh, documentary photographer

We speak to Conor Ashleigh, the documentary photographer behind the British Red Cross exhibition ‘Starting again – A new life in Scotland’. The families featured in the exhibition were forced … Continue reading

November 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Observing Immigration Bail Applications: communicating remotely?

by Anna Beesley   ‘So you mean it’s like watching a play, but a play that decides the fate of your own life and you cannot do anything about it?’ … Continue reading

November 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Challenges faced by Central & East European migrants: welfare and support services in rural Scotland

by Holly Porteous   Last Wednesday, the Policy Scotland Welfare Reform Network hosted an event on ‘Supporting Migrants in Welfare Reform’. Here we republish a blog post by Dr Holly … Continue reading

November 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Screening of Desaparecidos and ¿Dónde están?

2015 is the Year of Mexico in the UK and the Glasgow Latin American Research Network (GLARN) present a documentary (Desaparecidos) and short film (¿Dónde están?) that respond to Human … Continue reading

November 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Images of refugees, part 2: refugees on land

by Ben White   My last post was meant to be free-standing, a quick riff off something I’d been teaching that day. But it sparked a couple of conversations on … Continue reading

November 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

Exciting Film-Making Volunteer Position/s Available

…for a new short film project developed by Basharat Khan and GRAMNet. Photo © Mohammed Asad Film Assistant Editor / Assistant Project Coordinator 1 or 2 days a week Project … Continue reading

November 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Film Series: Everyday Borders // Detention Without Walls

This year, to mark International Day of Tolerance GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series will be screening a double-bill of films Everyday Borders (2015) and Detention Without Walls (2015) on Wednesday 11th November.  Please join us … Continue reading

October 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

On the ground … “they killed Ismail”

This is an account our colleague Keith Hammond received from a friend in Jerusalem last week.   In a meeting in Bethlehem this morning, a colleague sitting across the meeting … Continue reading

October 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Whose Crisis is it Anyway?

by Gareth Mulvey     ‘I’m a refugee and I don’t like being described as a crisis’. This was a voice from the floor at a conference jointly organised by … Continue reading

October 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Images of refugees

by Ben White       I came across this painting last week, when I was searching for images to illustrate a lecture on the late Ottoman refugee crises. It’s … Continue reading

October 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

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