Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNet)

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

Film Series: Of Love & Law

In February, we mark World Day of Social Justice with the screening of Of Love & Law, a documentary by Hikaru Toda. The screening will take place on Wednesday, 19 … Continue reading

February 12, 2020 · Leave a comment

Four Parts of a Folding Screen: Directors’ Note

Four Parts of a Folding Screen is part of the GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series 2019/2020. The screening takes place on 22 January 2020, from 6pm at CCA Glasgow followed by a … Continue reading

January 22, 2020 · Leave a comment

Film Series: Four Parts of a Folding Screen

Welcome to 2020, to a new year of challenges, struggles and victories! In January, we commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day with another powerful, experimental documentary in the presence of the filmmakers: … Continue reading

January 15, 2020 · Leave a comment

Ready-made Tribute to Victims Cannot Replace Deep-seated Exchange of Looks

Article written by Elsa Gomis. One might set the beginning of the so-called migrant ‘crisis’ in the Mediterranean to October 3, 2013 when a boat carrying more than 360 people … Continue reading

January 7, 2020 · Leave a comment

Film Series: Compulsory Figures

This December is a busy month: UK elections, the winter holidays as well as International Migrants Day. We believe this day is a very important occasion to appreciate and celebrate … Continue reading

December 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Film Series: Destierros

It’s November – it’s International Day for Tolerance! We celebrate and raise awareness for the importance of tolerance, understanding and kindness amidst conflict and extremism. Our pick for this occasion … Continue reading

November 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

Film Series Launch: Hamada

The GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series is back with a brand new programme of films that explores themes of migration, labour and memory. Join us for the opening event with the screening … Continue reading

October 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Looking Back, Thinking Ahead: The GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series

The 2018/19 GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series was a journey of (self)discovery through a variety of film themes and forms that broadly reacted to and interrogated current political and social issues around … Continue reading

August 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Refugee Festival as a Pilgrimage

This post is written by Hyab Yohannes, PhD candidate at the University of Glasgow and GRAMNet intern for Refugee Festival Scotland 2019. Check out the GRAMNet programme of events for Refugee … Continue reading

June 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Art of Displacement: Understanding Refugees’ Connection to Place Through the Works They Create

This guest blog post is written by Elizabeth Hampson, an MSc Comparative Public Policy student from the University of Edinburgh. She is currently a visiting researcher at the African Centre for … Continue reading

June 17, 2019 · Leave a comment