Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNet)

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

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

Whose Crisis is it Anyway?

by Gareth Mulvey     ‘I’m a refugee and I don’t like being described as a crisis’. This was a voice from the floor at a conference jointly organised by … Continue reading

October 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘War is Peace’ and other forms of doublethink: EU proposes military operation to stop refugees

by Cetta Mainwaring       More than 1,800 people have lost their lives in the Mediterranean Sea this year, 800 of whom died in one incident when a boat … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘The Mediterranean “between the pleasures of wealth and the desires of the poor”’*

by Mariangela Palladino     My title, ‘The Mediterranean “between the pleasures of wealth and the desires of the poor”’, borrows Alain Badiou’s definition of borders today: dividing “the rich … Continue reading

May 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

The first European Migration Forum: report and early reflections

by Giuliana Tiripelli     While the migrant boat tragedy in the Mediterranean unfolds and deepens, reaching unimaginable death tolls and quickly revolutionising and burdening southernmost European communities, positive forces … Continue reading

May 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘Last Dream (On Earth)’: When Crossing that Sea – “Ensi wo yie!”

by Gameli Tordzro     Change happens and affects us! Whether it happens for the better or for the worse depends on how we effect change: Change affects us but … Continue reading

April 28, 2015 · Leave a comment