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: Ayouni

This February, we celebrate World Day of Social Justice with the incredible documentary Ayouni by Yasmin Fedda. Watch the film online from 10 February and join us for a live … Continue reading

February 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

Film Series: Tiny Souls

The closing film of the GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series 2019/20 is Tiny Souls, a moving documentary by Dina Naser. In celebration of World Refugee Day, recognising the struggles of living as … Continue reading

June 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Film Series: Beyond Borders – Stories of Freedom and Friendship

Our English Language Day screening for the GRAMNet/BEMIS Film Series presents a film with… no spoken language. Join us on Wednesday, 17 April, from 6 pm at the CCA for the … Continue reading

April 10, 2019 · Leave a comment

Film Series: Queens of Syria and Cartographers

This month is World Day of Social Justice.  To mark this day of significance, on Wednesday 10th February GRAMNet and BEMIS film series presents a double-bill: Yasmin Fedda’s Queens of Syria … Continue reading

February 3, 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

The Language of Asylum

by Steve Kirkwood   ‘Refugees’? ‘Asylum seekers’? ‘Economic migrants’? ‘Illegal migrants’? The terms used to describe people fleeing persecution and conflict are extremely important and shape both the political and … Continue reading

December 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

Q&A with Conor Ashleigh, documentary photographer

We speak to Conor Ashleigh, the documentary photographer behind the British Red Cross exhibition ‘Starting again – A new life in Scotland’. The families featured in the exhibition were forced … Continue reading

November 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Summer and the Med…

by Keith Hammond   Summer is a time of holidays for most of us. It is a time when we forget work for a while and all the things we … Continue reading

September 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Glasgow Sees Syria

by Alison Phipps   Sometimes the moment comes For silence And candlelight And mourning. Sometimes the moment comes when it is in silence And with candle flame That we show … Continue reading

September 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

‘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