Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNet)

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

Making It Happen in Peterhead

The Make it Happen Café in Peterhead was a SSAMIS initiative led by Claire Needler from 25th to 30th July 2016.  Its main aim was to create a welcoming community … Continue reading

August 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Creating a Bibliotherapy Network for PhD Researchers

by Sibyl Adam Following the hugely successful SGSAH bibliotherapy training session ‘Getting the Word Out’ on 10th June at University of Edinburgh, interested participants held a networking event in association with GRAMNet … Continue reading

August 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Nauru Files: an opportunity for compassion

by Melanie Baak This is a press release, drafted in response to yesterday’s publication of the Nauru Files in the Guardian newspaper.   The Nauru Files, comprising more than 2,000 … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Divides That Are Breaking Us

by Naomi Head   Recent attacks in Nice, Munich, Normandy, Wuerzburg, Reutlingen, Ansbach and Paris have shocked European citizens to the core. Some of these attacks have been linked to … Continue reading

August 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Afghan Hazaras Responses to the Asylum Seeker Debate in the Australian Media

by Heidi Hetz   In May of this year, Heidi Hetz from the Hawke-EU Centre for Mobilities, Migrations, and Cultural Transformations, Hawke Research Institute, University of South Australia visited GRAMNet. … Continue reading

August 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Make It Happen Café!

  Next week, in the old Happit Shop, Drummers’ Corner, Peterhead, from 25th to 30th July we have an exciting programme of workshops. Make art about living in Peterhead, talk … Continue reading

July 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Divides That Bond Us

by Anna Matthews   The recent EU referendum has sparked an unwelcome change in British society. Racism and anti-immigration sentiment has always existed but it has now become acceptable in … Continue reading

July 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Migration and Belonging: is there a way?

by Melanie Baak, School of Education, University of South Australia   With the rise of hate crimes against migrants and visibly different minorities in Britain following the Brexit vote and … Continue reading

July 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Which Exit after Brexit? Supporting EU nationals in the post-Brexit reality

In the immediate aftermath of last week’s Brexit referendum we have seen reports of a sudden increase in hate crime and anxieties amongst EU migrants regarding their future in the … Continue reading

July 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

In Europe, confront cynism with hospitality

by Michaël Neuman   World Refugee Day will have served as a near universal reminder of the cynicism of European immigration and asylum policies: dissuasion that sacrifices thousands is the … Continue reading

June 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

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