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: The Dead Nation

Our January GRAMNet/BEMIS film screening – the first on 2019 – is dedicated to the commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day, with the screening of The Dead Nation, a critically acclaimed … Continue reading

January 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Immigration control, Brexit and Northern Ireland

Guest post written by Chris Gilligan. I have done a lot of travelling between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK, and I have friends who regularly cross the … Continue reading

January 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Alternative Christmas: The Gifts that Keep on Giving

With only a few days left until Christmas, we’re starting to hear the bells ringing, to think about our loved ones and to new beginnings brought by 2019. We’re also … Continue reading

December 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Film Series: Talented & Young: We Are Scotland

Our December GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series marks a dual celebration: the International Migrants Day as well as the 2018 Year of Young People. We are screening the film Talented & Young: We … Continue reading

November 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

We Are United! – Poetry from UNESCO Chair Affiliate Artist Adel Salmanzadeh

Adel Salmanzadeh, UNESCO Chair Affiliate Artist, has kindly sent us one of his poems to brighten up our days. This particular poem, written together with Richard von Sturmer and part of … Continue reading

November 20, 2018

Film Series: Loro di Napoli

In November, the GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series celebrates the International Day of Tolerance with a documentary that focuses on diversity and integration through football and the story of AfroNapoli. Join us … Continue reading

November 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Film Series Launch: immersive, engaging documentary experience with Even When I Fall

The first Wednesday in October 2018 marked the launch of the new GRAMNet/BEMIS series of films that aim to challenge, inspire, inform and bring us closer to people and stories … Continue reading

October 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

in my time

it has been quite a journey from the child i used to be to the wo/man i am becoming i’ve been me been a mimic been strong been timid i’ve … Continue reading

October 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Film Series 2018/19 Launch: Even When I Fall

October is almost upon us, which means it’s that time of the year again, the time to announce the launch of GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series 2018/2019! Join us on Wednesday, 3 … Continue reading

September 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

What languages do you speak?

  I went to a very monolingual high school. It was an ordinary state school in East Edinburgh in the 00s.We spoke English all of the time, apart from when … Continue reading

August 21, 2018 · Leave a comment