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: 69 Minutes of 86 Days

For the World Refugee Day screening of the 2020/21 GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series we’re brigning back a film that we wanted to show a few years ago, when our host venue … Continue reading

June 16, 2021 · Leave a comment

New UNESCO RILA Affiliate Artist: Mbizo Chirasha

In May 2020, Zimbabwean poet in exile Mbizo Chirasha joined our Affiliate Artist Network. Mbizo writes spoken word poetry, page poetry, essays, short and flash fiction, political commentaries, book reviews, … Continue reading

June 1, 2020 · Leave a comment

Ready-made Tribute to Victims Cannot Replace Deep-seated Exchange of Looks

Article written by Elsa Gomis. One might set the beginning of the so-called migrant ‘crisis’ in the Mediterranean to October 3, 2013 when a boat carrying more than 360 people … Continue reading

January 7, 2020 · 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

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

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

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: 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

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