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

Seminar Series: Lights in the Distance: Reporting Europe’s refugee crisis

On a cold January afternoon, we had the opportunity to meet Daniel Trilling, acclaimed journalist and author who joined the first GRAMNet Seminar of 2019 to speak about his new … Continue reading

January 29, 2019 · 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

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
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