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Tag Archives: refugee studies

WORLD REFUGEE DAY

The United Nations’ (UN) World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year. This event draws public’s attention to the millions of refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide who have been forced to flee their homes due to war, conflict and persecution. For more information please visit www.un.org. This year Berghahn Books turns 25! […]

WORLD ANTHROPOLOGY DAY 2019

The 2019 Anthropology Day celebration is on Thursday, February 21st. According to the AAA website, Anthropology Day “is a day for anthropologists to celebrate our discipline while sharing it with the world around us.” To join the celebration, we are delighted to showcase titles from across all strands of the subject and offer a limited time 25% discount on […]

World Refugee Day 2018

The United Nations’ (UN) World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year. This event draws public’s attention to the millions of refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide who have been forced to flee their homes due to war, conflict and persecution. For more information please visit www.un.org. In marking this year’s observance, we’re pleased […]

International Migrants Day

On December 18, the international community recognizes the rights of migrants around the world. Each year the UN invites governments, organizations, and individuals to distribute information on the human rights and migrants’ fundamental freedoms.This is the day to express our support and solidarity with all immigrants. For more information please visit http://www.un.org/en/events/migrantsday/index.shtml With this in […]

Promoting ‘self-reliance’ for refugees: what does it really mean?

The following is a post by Naohiko Omata, author of The Myth of Self-Reliance: Economic Lives Inside a Liberian Refugee Camp. Promotion of ‘self-reliance’ for refugees has occupied a central seat in the policy arena of the international refugee regime in recent years. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) broadly defines self-reliance as ‘the social […]

World Refugee Day

  The United Nations’ (UN) World Refugee Day is observed on June 20 each year. This event draws public’s attention to the millions of refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide who have been forced to flee their homes due to war, conflict and persecution.   “Refugees are people like anyone else, like you and me. […]

Berghahn Books at the ISA 2016 Conference!

  We are delighted to inform you that we will be present at International Studies Association’s 57th Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA, March 16th – 19th, 2016. Please stop by the Book Exhibit Hall and visit our booth #622 to browse the latest selection of books at discounted prices & pick up some free journal […]

Enduring Uncertainty: Deportation, Punishment and Everyday Life

by Ines Hasselberg, University of Oxford     On the 14th of April of 2010, I was approached by J. who had come across my doctoral research webpage when she was desperately searching the net in an attempt to find a way to keep her husband in the UK. My doctoral research was centred on deportation […]

Diversity vs. National Community: Who wins in Scandinavia?

by Anders Hellström   Anders Hellström is the author of Trust Us: Reproducing the Nation and the Scandinavian Nationalist Populist Parties. Read the introduction for free here.

Why Every Country Must Become “An Immigrant Country”

This is a guest post written by Adam K Webb, contributor to Volume 62, Number 142 of the journal Theoria. Adam K Webb is the author of the article titled “Not an Immigrant Country? Non-Western Racism and the Duties of Global Citizenship.” What is an “immigrant country”? The phrase brings to mind for most people […]