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 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

Film Series: Stitching Palestine

This year, we commemorate Nakba Day with the screening of Stitching Palestine, a documentary film made by Carol Mansour that focuses on the stories of twelve Palestinian women, their memories, … Continue reading

May 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

Film Series: Beyond Borders – Stories of Freedom and Friendship

Our English Language Day screening for the GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series presents a film with… no spoken language. Join us on Wednesday, 17 April, from 6 pm at the CCA for the … Continue reading

April 10, 2019 · Leave a comment