Who is left out of history and why?

Who is left out of history and why?

Blog by Ria Sunga, PhD Candidate, History, The University of Manchester The World on the Move Conference was an excellent opportunity for me, as a PhD student, to listen to colleagues and scholars talk about their research. If there was one word I could use to...
Hopeful visions in dark days

Hopeful visions in dark days

Blog by Dr William Wheeler, independent scholar Migration, it is agreed, is intimately connected with hope. As we heard from Gulwali Passarlay, a refugee from Afghanistan and author of Lightless Sky, who talked eloquently of his perilous journey to the UK as a child,...
Reflections on Be // Longing

Reflections on Be // Longing

Blog by James Shraiky, PhD Candidate, HCRI, The University of Manchester The Migration Lab Conference explored some of the most contemporary, complex, and current migration issues facing our modern time. Participants arrived from all corners of the world; North...
From Syria to Gateshead: Reflections

From Syria to Gateshead: Reflections

Blog by Dr Ghalia Sarmani, Head of Arabic Languages, Al Nimra Qur’an School, Manchester Earlier this month I attended the ‘World on the Move; Migration, Societies and Change’ conference hosted by the University of Manchester’s Migration Lab. The two-and-a-half day...