News, blogs and events from the Migration Lab

Operation Florian in Lebanon: Gendering Fire Risk Among Refugees

By Helen Underhill, Global Development Institute, University of Manchester In July, I accompanied Operation Florian - volunteers from the UK Fire and Rescue Services and affiliated to UK Fire Aid - to Lebanon as part of their humanitarian response in informal...

Not the Fake News

During refugee week, the Migration Lab hosted a newspaper writing workshop that produced 'Not the Fake News about refuge and asylum. Written in one day by a group of displaced people in collaboration with Manchester-based journalists and migration researchers from the...

Refugee self-reliance in cities? Challenges and opportunities

The Migration Lab, in partnership with Jindal School of International Affairs and The Humanitarian Affairs Team, Save the Children UK are hosting a workshop on refugee self-reliance in cities. Cities, particularly in the Global South, absorb a growing majority of the...

Dr Tanja R. Müller on the play ‘The Suppliant Women’

A group of women form the shape of a boat – one of those boats we are used to see in media pictures these days, unseaworthy but still trying to cross the Mediterranean from Lybia or other North African countries to Italy, or from Turkey to Greece, and too full of...