Masters in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies
UNIVERSITY OF LONDON LAUNCHES THE FIRST EVER DISTANCE LEARNING MASTERS IN REFUGEE STUDIES The University of London International Programmes will shortly welcome its first cohort of students to the newly launched Masters in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies. This is the first distance learning course of its kind and was developed by the Refugee … Continue reading Masters in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies
What happens to traditional knowledge and use of natural resources when people migrate?
The study investigates traditional knowledge of forest plants in a community (La Quetzal) inhabited by people who returned to Guatemala at the end of the civil war, after 10-12 years in exile in Southern Mexico, and now are in the process of constructing a new community in the Lacandon jungle in the Petén, Guatemala. We … Continue reading What happens to traditional knowledge and use of natural resources when people migrate?
Stranded migrants and the fragmented journey
Long and dangerous fragmented journeys have become a common feature of global migration systems. These are more than simple responses to stricter migration controls and are associated with related developments in technology and communications. They are therefore a structural change in migration systems which require a re-examination of the ways in which protection is offered … Continue reading Stranded migrants and the fragmented journey
E-Journal: Refugee Watch Online
Refugee Watch online is a co-publication of Refugee Watch on the flow of refugees, other victims of forced migration, and the internally displaced persons in South Asia. It presents news and views, critiques and analyses of policies of the States and international humanitarian institutions with regard to forced migration and forced population flows across the … Continue reading E-Journal: Refugee Watch Online
Climate change, environmental degradation and migration
Climate change will have a progressively increasing impact on environmental degradation and environmentally dependent socio-economic systems with potential to cause substantial population displacement. The key concerns in Less Developed Countries (LDCs) will include serious threats to food security and health, considerable economic decline, inundation of coastal areas, and degradation of land and fresh water resources … Continue reading Climate change, environmental degradation and migration
Report on Seventh Annual Winter Course on Forced Migration
Developed over the past few years as a programme on human rights and peace education, the annual winter course on forced migration organised each year by the Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group (CRG) has come to be recognised in the region of South Asia as one of the most well known educational programmes on issues of … Continue reading Report on Seventh Annual Winter Course on Forced Migration