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: 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

Film Series: Lady of the Harbour

Join us on Wednesday, 19 June, from 6pm at CCA for the final screening of this series before we return in October with a brand new programme. To celebrate World Refugee … Continue reading

June 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

UNESCO Spring School: Part 2

The third and final day of the UNESCO Spring School 2019 offered a performative, engaging, playful opportunity to listen and share stories of labouring and resting. The day started energetically … Continue reading

May 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

Catrin Evans keynote listener report – Spring School 1 May 2019

Keynote listening – UNESCO RILA Spring School, Wed 1st May 2019 Catrin Evans I hear music I hear the stories of geese and the histories of gathering that hold us … Continue reading

May 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

UNESCO Spring School 2019: Part 1

A music festival I attended a few years ago had a very catchy tagline: ‘A festival like a holiday’. It sounded just right for a weekend of escaping our daily … Continue reading

May 10, 2019 · Leave a comment