Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNet)

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

Category Archives: Academic seminar

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

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

On Brexit: The Sovereignty Trap*

by Chris Gilligan   The debate on the United Kingdom’s (UK’s) future in the European Union (EU) is a confused, confusing and largely negative one. Both the Leave (Brexit) and … Continue reading

June 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

How a group of Dominicans were stripped of their nationality and now face expulsion to Haiti

Eve Hayes de Kalaf, University of Aberdeen   Just because people feel that they are a national of a country does not mean the state necessarily agrees. While tourists flock … Continue reading

March 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Cultural Exclusion of Irregular Maritime Arrivals

by Louis Everuss   In November last year, David Radford and Louis Everuss from the Hawke-EU Centre for Mobilities, Migrations, and Cultural Transformations, Hawke Research Institute, University of South Australia … Continue reading

February 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Challenges of Visible Migrant Settlement in Regional Australia

by David Radford   In November last year, David Radford and Louis Everuss from the Hawke-EU Centre for Mobilities, Migrations, and Cultural Transformations, Hawke Research Institute, University of South Australia … Continue reading

February 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Calais “jungle” today: France’s shame*

Slammed by the courts and a report by the Defender of Rights, the government must stop making the already difficult conditions of migrants even worse   by Anne Chatelain and … Continue reading

January 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Challenges faced by Central & East European migrants: welfare and support services in rural Scotland

by Holly Porteous   Last Wednesday, the Policy Scotland Welfare Reform Network hosted an event on ‘Supporting Migrants in Welfare Reform’. Here we republish a blog post by Dr Holly … Continue reading

November 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Newcomers and hometowns: Linking local and migrant communities in Scotland

by Karin Friedrich     On 16 February, the day before Shrove Tuesday, roundtable participants gathered for a third time in the rooms of the Scottish Universities Insight Institute (SUII) … Continue reading

March 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Transnational Biographies

  by Karin Friedrich   Christmas was not far off. We knew that the date so close to the holidays, when everyone was busy on last shopping trips, was not … Continue reading

January 12, 2015 · Leave a comment