Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNet)

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

The Art of Displacement: Understanding Refugees’ Connection to Place Through the Works They Create

This guest blog post is written by Elizabeth Hampson, an MSc Comparative Public Policy student from the University of Edinburgh. She is currently a visiting researcher at the African Centre for … Continue reading

June 17, 2019 · Leave a comment

Film Series: Lady of the Harbour

Join us on Wednesday, 19 June, from 6pm at CCA for the final screening of this series before we return in October with a brand new programme. To celebrate World Refugee … Continue reading

June 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

‘Migrations: A field study of adversity’ by Derek Robertson – Exhibition open at the University of Glasgow

Nowadays, many stories of migration are told through images, in photographs or videos, for their ability to offer a visual ‘realistic’ representation of the horrors of war, perilous journeys, the … Continue reading

March 18, 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

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

Abundance from Brokenness – March and April GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series

In March and April, GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series brought two powerful documentaries depicting narratives of migration, of loss and gain through the act of sharing difficult experiences via the creative language … Continue reading

April 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Film Series: Wallah – Je te jure

This year to mark International Day of Tolerance we will be screening Wallah – Je te jure. Please come and join us on Wednesday 8 November 2017 at 6pm at the … Continue reading

October 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

My Name is Alison…

During the last 3 months Alison has been working in Ghana, Australia and New Zealand – all post-colonial contexts where questions of race and indigenaity are deeply implicated in the … Continue reading

December 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

August Interview: Alice Myers

This month we spoke to Alice Myers, an artist who recently travelled to camps in Calais to meet and photograph refugees and migrants. The resulting project is called ‘Nothing is … Continue reading

August 30, 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