Policy, Politics and Practice

This blog series, unlike our others has not been curated, but brings together posts discussing issues of policy, politics and practice in relation to migration, citizenship, asylum and integration. The series will grow organically as relevant blogs are posted. Visit our page for further details on MMB’s members, projects, events and publications in this area.

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Selected Blog Posts

  • Engaging with visions of mobilities within the landscape of risk
    Special series on Migration, Mobilities and the Environment, in association with the Cabot Institute for the Environment. By Thomas O’Shea. When describing the commercial port land of Felixstowe (fig. 1) as a ‘nerve ganglion of capitalism’, a proto-nostalgic horizon ‘blighted […]
  • Thinking about the positive value of free movement
    By Chris Bertram. One of the consequences of Brexit is that British people are more limited in their freedom of movement. Whereas previously they could travel, work, retire, settle in other European countries, today the default is that they can […]
  • Migrants and miners: gender, age and precarious labour in a Tajik resource extractive landscape
    Special series on Migration, Mobilities and the Environment, in association with the Cabot Institute for the Environment. By Negar Elodie Behzadi. Migration is both gendered and aged. It is also deeply tied to the emergence of new extractive landscapes around […]
  • Linking up public policy and research: the case of migration
    By David Jepson. From the Policy, Politics and Practice blog series. How do public policy interventions come about and how are they delivered? What are the respective roles of researchers and those who design and deliver programmes including politicians, public […]
  • What protections are available to people displaced by climate change?
    Special series on Migration, Mobilities and the Environment, in association with the Cabot Institute for the Environment. By Kathryn Allinson. Climate change will impact all our lives in the coming years and many people will experience extreme events due to […]
  • Organising against fear: migrant nannies and domestic workers during COVID
    By Maud Perrier. Migrant nannies and domestic workers were largely absent from mainstream feminist commentary during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as from public discussion of childcare. In the UK broadsheets, most of the media coverage of the childcare crisis […]
  • Eurofisch: hyper-mobility, cosmopolitanism and the European eel’s appeal
    Special series on Migration, Mobilities and the Environment, in association with the Cabot Institute for the Environment. By Peter Coates. Unlike the Atlantic salmon, the snake-like European eel (Anguilla anguilla) is widely perceived as devoid of charisma. An epic reproductive […]
  • Learning from the past: a humanitarian response to Ukrainian refugees in Sweden
    By Pieter Bevelander. Currently many West European countries and more East European societies are meeting the flow of refugees from war-torn Ukraine with openness and great solidarity. In Sweden 34,000 Ukrainians had officially sought asylum status by 30th April but […]
  • Digital home working and its sustainability potential: human immobility and the mobilities of stuff
    Special series on Migration, Mobilities and the Environment, in association with the Cabot Institute for the Environment. By Chris Preist and Dale Southerton. Despite the huge human and economic costs of the COVID pandemic, many commentators have observed that this […]
  • A tale of two worlds: national borders versus a common planet
    By Nandita Sharma. We live in a world whose political organisation in no way corresponds with the way we live our lives. This is true ecologically. It may be a cliché but it is plainly evident that the Earth’s atmosphere […]
  • Migration, mobilities and the ecological context
    Special series on Migration, Mobilities and the Environment, in association with the Cabot Institute for the Environment. By Jane Memmott. Migration can make you happy. When I see the first swifts arrive in the spring, I stop in my tracks […]
  • How water stress impacts on migration
    Special series on Migration, Mobilities and the Environment, in association with the Cabot Institute for the Environment. By Anita Etale. In 2015, Ioane Teitiota and his family were deported from New Zealand to the Pacific island nation of Kiribati. His […]
  • The politics of climate justice, migration and mobility
    Special series on Migration, Mobilities and the Environment Migration Mobilities Bristol (MMB) and the Cabot Institute for the Environment bring together researchers from across the University of Bristol to explore connections between movement and the environment from a multi-disciplinary perspective. […]
  • UK-Rwanda refugee deal: first thoughts
    By Miranda Butler. The UK-Rwanda memorandum of understanding on asylum processing is now available. It sets out the terms of the agreement between the countries at a high level but provides some insight into how this scheme is supposed to work. […]
  • The cure or the cause? The impact of medical tourism on global health inequality
    By Ella Barclay. Migration motivated by the improvement of one’s health is not a new phenomenon. Nineteenth-century doctors around the world prescribed visits to foreign spas to improve wellbeing and London’s Harley Street was one of many internationally renowned centres […]
  • Vicarious strength: friends and befriending in UK immigration detention
    By Joel White. ‘We use the word friend here. Not client, or service user. Not asylum seeker, or refugee. We try to say friend.’ These were the words that stuck with me most after a volunteer training at the Unity […]
  • ‘Six new home carers near you!’ How digital platforms shape domestic services
    By Jing Hiah. Finding cleaning and child rearing services is easier than ever in many parts of the world. Install an app on your phone and start browsing through hundreds of (female) workers. If you decide not to directly hire […]
  • Brexit, COVID and stay/return narratives amongst Polish migrants in the UK
    By Magda Mogilnicka. Following EU enlargement in 2004, Polish migrants quickly became the largest migrant population in the UK. Since the Brexit referendum in 2016, however, the Office for National Statistics has documented a decline in the Polish population by […]
  • The power of collaborative art in research for social change
    By Rebecca Yeo. On Human Rights Day, 10th December 2021, a mural on the wall of Easton Community Centre was officially opened. It brings together and promotes messages from Deaf, Disabled and asylum-seeking people living in the Bristol area. The […]
  • Collateral damage: the implications of border restrictions on practitioners working with refugee populations
    By Vicky Canning. The acknowledgement that asylum systems across Europe are ‘hostile environments’ for migrant groups has increased in academic and practitioner consciousness, particularly in the aftermath of the 2015 refugee reception crisis. However, although the impacts of socio-political hostilities […]
  • New report on ‘Organising a People’s Tribunal’
    By Don Flynn. A new study of the tactic of mounting a People’s Tribunal (PT) to indict a government for its breach of human rights standards has been published by a group of activists and academic researchers involved in organising […]
  • Environmental racism in the borderland: the case of Calais
    By Travis Van Isacker. The hostile environment has been shorthand for the United Kingdom’s border regime since it was coined in 2012 by the then-Home Secretary, Theresa May. Originally describing a socio-political environment within the UK designed to make life […]
  • What can we look forward to in 2022?
    By Bridget Anderson. January always feels like a slog. All the chores put off until ‘the New Year’ in expectation that 2022 would never come have mounted up. It’s dark and too cold/not cold enough. Summer feels it will never […]
  • Chinese highly skilled migrants in Poland – carving out a third space
    By Lihua Qian. In the past two decades Poland has become a destination for thousands of highly skilled Chinese migrants. They work as managers, technicians, professionals and entrepreneurs, and their ages range from 25 to 55. Many stay long term, […]
  • The freedom to love: mixed-immigration status couples and the UK immigration system
    By Melanie Griffiths and Candice Morgan-Glendinning. ‘If you are a British citizen then falling in love with someone who is not British isn’t allowed to happen, basically.’ In the last decade, a series of changes to immigration policy have significantly […]
  • Mobility and mobilization – narrating injustices
    New writing on migration and mobilities – an MMB special series By Hager Ben Driss. Stephen Greenblatt defines ‘mobilizers’ as ‘agents, go-betweens, translators, or intermediaries’ (Cultural Mobility: A Manifesto p. 251) and contends that their function as contact facilitators should […]
  • Myanmar’s discriminatory citizenship law: are Rohingyas the only victims?
    By Ali Johar.  There is a saying in Rohingya, ‘Duniyaye Burmarttun waro Roaingare beshi sine’, which means ‘Rohingyas are better known than Myanmar itself’. This is the result of the global coverage of mass atrocities committed against them. When people talk about the Rohingya, however, they mostly refer to the religious persecution, violence and, […]
  • MMB’s AGM discussions noted
    We were delighted to bring our MMB members together for an online AGM on 20th October 2021. It was a shame that we weren’t able to meet face to face again, but it was great to see such a lot […]
  • Mobility and identity in the Patagonian Archipelago
    By Paul Merchant. Cast your eyes over a map of Chile, from top to bottom, and you’ll notice a strange development. South of Temuco, the lakes become more frequent and larger, and eventually, after Puerto Montt, the land fragments into […]
  • Hong Kongers at the borders of ‘Global Britain’
    By Michaela Benson. Since it opened on 31 January 2021, the designated route for Hong Kongers to settle in the UK—the Hong Kong BN(O) visa (HK BN(O))—has received 64,900 applications. The presentation of this route to settlement in the UK […]
  • MMB looks back over 2020-21
    By Bridget Anderson, Emma Newcombe and Emily Walmsley It’s that time of year again… the MMB AGM! We will be meeting on 20th October and do hope that many of you can come along. We try and make it an […]
  • Bilateral agreements as a tool to facilitate movement of people after Brexit
    By Diego Acosta. With the conclusion of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020, the free movement of people between the UK and the 27 member states of the EU and Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland came to an […]
  • Ordinary: a new approach to work in migration research
    New writing on migration and mobilities – an MMB special series By Dora-Olivia Vicol. In the world of mobility research, scholars have long cast a critical look at work. In most immigration regimes in the Global North, worker status is […]
  • Will Brexit and COVID-19 mean we see more local workers in UK fields?
    By Sam Scott and Karen O’Reilly. In the context of Brexit and COVID-19 the UK is experiencing severe low-wage labour shortages – in particular, in the horticultural sector. Our research looks at the potential for horticultural employers to deal with […]
  • Creating hospitable environments – growth on the (de)Bordering plots
    By Paul Hurley and Charli Clark. Over the past six months, we’ve been working on (de)Bordering, a project exploring the languages of environmentalism and migration. It is a project quite unlike any we’ve done before! As the artists in the […]
  • Forced labour in supply chains: missing links between industrial and sexual labour
    By Rutvica Andrijasevic. I was in the midst of fieldwork researching the working conditions of migrant workers in the electronics industry in Central and Eastern Europe when the press ran the story about Serbian workers working and living in slavery-like […]
  • Above the mud, the oystercatchers wheel with their sharp cries
    By Michael Malay. A few years ago, during a dry period of life, when I felt severed from the places I knew as home, I began going to a place called Severn Beach. It’s a village ten miles north of […]
  • Addressing discomfort: the politics and ethics of representation in qualitative research
    By the Critical Methodologies Collective. The Politics and Ethics of Representation in Qualitative Research (2021), published in July by Routledge, draws on experiences from nine different PhD projects. These have been brought together by our Critical Methodologies Collective to offer insights […]
  • Why music matters for the study of human movement – with Florian Scheding
    In July 2020, when we realised that COVID-19 was going to be around for a while, we had a go at recording a podcast remotely. Dr Florian Scheding, Senior Lecturer in Music at the University of Bristol and then-director of […]
  • The UK–Philippine trade in nurses: is it ever ethical?
    By Megan Anjeri Buxton. Funding for home-grown nurses has been steadily declining in the UK since the 1980s. The last nail in the coffin came in 2016 when the bursary for nursing students was entirely scrapped. As a result, we have a graduation rate of 27 […]
  • Maritime mobility and literary culture: ‘Hamlet’ off the coast of Sierra Leone
    New writing on migration and mobilities – an MMB special series By Laurence Publicover. In 1607 three East India Company (EIC) ships set off on the company’s third voyage, aiming to break into the lucrative spice trade dominated by Portugal […]
  • Top tips on how to apply for a PhD – from an MMB Alumni Ambassador
    By Ella Barclay. Applying for a PhD in the UK can be an incredible opportunity to connect with scholars, focus your research ideas and challenge yourself along the way, regardless of the outcome. Having gone through the process in the […]
  • The ‘New Plan for Immigration’: a further curtailment of rights
    By Nadine Finch. Over the past three decades I have linked my practice as a human rights lawyer in the UK with research and policy development in the migration field and I will draw on this experience in my new […]
  • Britain as the spoils of empire
    Race, nation and migration – the blog series reframing thinking on movement and racism. By Nadine El-Enany. My parents travelled from Egypt to Britain in 1977, moving from London to Exeter, a city in the South West of England, in 1978. […]
  • (de)Bordering the human and non-human worlds
    By Bridget Anderson. In October 2016 the French authorities evicted more than a thousand people from their shelters in the Calais ‘Jungle’. This had become a hub for people seeking to cross the Channel to come to the UK, and […]
  • Parenting through ‘modern technology’: learning from the pandemic
    By Candice Morgan-Glendinning and Melanie Griffiths. Research being launched on 8th June, which looks at the impact of immigration policies on UK families, found that Home Office decision makers routinely argue that family life can be adequately sustained by virtual […]
  • Race and the making of migration regimes
    Race, nation and migration – the blog series reframing thinking on movement and racism. By Radhika Mongia. Indian Migration and Empire: A Colonial Genealogy of the Modern State (2018) is an investigation into the history of state control over migration. At […]
  • Intimate state encounters: Brexit, European Roma and contested home-lands
    Race, nation and migration – the blog series reframing thinking on movement and racism. By Rachel Humphris. Brexit and the UK’s relationship with the European Union foregrounds questions of identity, nationhood and who is included or excluded. For those identified as […]
  • Racism and the UK’s immigration system
    Race, nation and migration – the blog series reframing thinking on movement and racism. By Maya Goodfellow. ‘Hard Brexit,’ Labour’s Andy Burnham warned a few months after the EU referendum result in 2016, would ‘turn Britain into a place it has […]
  • The permanent ‘crisis’ of the borders of ‘Europe’
    Race, nation and migration – the blog series reframing thinking on movement and racism. By Nicholas De Genova The borders of Europe seem to be the site of a protracted crisis. The fires that devastated the scandalously overcrowded Moria detention camp […]
  • Queer liberalisms and marginal mobility – special issue and interview series
    By Mengia Tschalaer. To live a life in fear of violence, incarceration, torture, excommunication and isolation is a reality for many lesbian, gay, trans*, bi, intersex and non-binary persons worldwide. Homosexuality is criminalized in 77 countries, out of which seven […]
  • Charting mobilities, intellectual histories and the Black Humanities
    By Madhu Krishnan. The October 2018 issue of the Chimurenga Chronic, originally a quarterly (and now occasional) broadsheet produced by the Cape Town based Chimurenga collective, opens with a two-page spread titled ‘The African Imagination of a Borderless World’ . This […]
  • Deporting Black Britons: mobility and race-making in the life stories of criminalised ‘deportees’
    Race, nation and migration – the blog series reframing thinking on movement and racism. By Luke de Noronha. My recently published book, Deporting Black Britons: Portraits of Deportation to Jamaica (2020, Manchester University Press), traces the life stories of people […]
  • Moving difference: Brazilians in London
    Race, nation and migration – the blog series reframing thinking on movement and racism. By Angelo Martins Junior. Portuguese version here. The freedom to move from place to place is a privilege in today’s world, and so ideas about human […]
  • A paean to judicial (self) restraint: the UK Supreme Court Shamima Begum decision
    By Devyani Prabhat. The Supreme Court has refused permission for Shamima Begum, who left the UK as a 15-year-old British schoolgirl for Syria in 2015, to come back to the UK so that she can effectively challenge the removal of […]
  • National sovereignty and postcolonial racism
    Race, nation and migration – the blog series reframing thinking on movement and racism. By Nandita Sharma. A focus on migration, mobility and ideas of ‘race’ are crucial aspects of nationalist thought and practice. Indeed, today, racism operates through nationalism. […]
  • MMB good reads on race, nation and migration
    A new blog series reframing thinking on movement and racism. Introduced by Julia O’Connell Davidson and Bridget Anderson. Not so long ago, many liberal thinkers in countries of the global north were comfortable narrating the story of liberal societies as […]
  • Migrant deaths and the impact on those left behind
    By Samuel Okyere. On 28 November 2020, the BBC, Guardian and other media outlets in the UK and elsewhere reported the tragic story of Rasul Nezhad, his wife, Shiva Mohammad Panahi, and their children, Anita and Armin. They were a Kurdish-Iranian […]
  • Collective learning in the struggle for migrant justice
    A guest blog by Akram Salhab from Migrants Organise. Last week, the British media began a discussion that revealed the extent to which a hatred of migrants now dominates the national agenda. In the midst of a coronavirus pandemic with […]
  • Hanna Ahmed: obituary
    By Natasha Carver. My friend Hanna Ahmed, who has died aged 34 of lymphoma, was a community volunteer, a campaigner against female genital mutilation (FGM), and a victim-support worker in Bristol. Hanna was born in Dubai to Somali parents, her father […]
  • Home and sense of belonging among Iraqi Kurds in the UK
    By Ali Zalme. All too often we are forced into assumptions and caricatures of a particular group that fail to expose nuanced experiences of the members of that group. My new book, Home and Sense of Belonging among Iraqi Kurds […]
  • Spaces of connection – MMB in 2021
    By Bridget Anderson As we cross a temporal border – seeing out the old year and welcoming in the new – we look back and forwards. This New Year we look back over COVID-19 and we look forwards over both […]
  • COVID-19, gender and migration in Central Asia: reinforcing precarity
    By Jenna Holliday. As we pass the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence and International Migrants Day this blog post considers the intersection of gender-based violence and migration against the backdrop of COVID-19 in two of the world’s most […]
  • Learning online with MMB
    By Bridget Anderson and Emma Newcombe. Everyone is talking about migration. You hear about it on the media, from news and documentaries to dramas and soaps. People talk about it in pubs and in taxis. There is no shortage of […]
  • Visualising MMB’s AGM 2020
    We were delighted to bring our MMB members together for our online AGM on 3rd November. After such a long time without an informal group event it was a pleasure to see so many of you! We started with MMB […]
  • Does it matter that the UK relies on migrant workers to harvest food?
    By Lydia Medland. In the recent launch of the new migration research project MigResHub, agricultural labour economist Professor Philip Martin stated that he saw the future of farming in the USA as reliant on ‘machines and migrants, buffered by imports’. […]
  • Tony Bunyan retires as Director of Statewatch after 30 years
    Statewatch is a unique resource for migration researchers across Europe. It has an unprecedented collection of official documents, analysis and reports by investigative journalists, which serves to monitor state and civil liberties. Over the past 30 years, many academics, students, […]
  • MMB Annual Report 2019-20
    A message from the MMB team. The past year has been a busy and productive time for MMB – though not in the way we imagined! Last week we published our Annual Report, which outlines our approach to migration and […]
  • Domestic workers and COVID-19: Brazil’s legacy of slavery lives on
    By Rachel Randall. On 19 March it was confirmed that Rio de Janeiro’s first coronavirus-related death was that of Cleonice Gonçalves, a 63-year-old domestic worker who suffered from co-morbidities. When Gonçalves fell ill on 16 March, she was working at […]
  • Supporting LGBTQ+ asylum seekers through the UK asylum courts
    By Tannith Perry I am a volunteer with Pride Without Borders (PWB), a support group for LGBTQ+ refugees and people seeking asylum run by Bristol Refugee Rights (BRR). Part of my role is to attend asylum court with our members, […]
  • Somatic shifts: the politics of movement in the time of COVID
    Letter from Afar – the blog series about life and research in the time of COVID-19. By Victoria Hattam. Dispatch from Brooklyn, NY.September 2020 COVID-19 has returned questions of migration and mobility to the centre of politics by upending the […]
  • Kept apart – couples and families separated by the UK immigration system
    By Katharine Charsley In the wake of the report into the Windrush scandal, in which Commonwealth citizens legally resident in the UK for decades were wrongly treated as irregular migrants and denied basic rights, Secretary of State Priti Patel has […]
  • Disposable workers, essential work: migrant farmworkers during the COVID pandemic
    By Manoj Dias-Abey. In July I co-organised a webinar on the situation of migrant farmworkers with Tomaso Ferrando (University of Antwerp) and Brid Brennan (Transnational Institute). We wanted to explore how the working and living conditions of migrant farmworkers during […]
  • Migrants, asylum seekers and refugees in Greece during COVID-19
    Letter from Afar – the blog series about life and research in the time of COVID-19. By Theodoros Fouskas. Dear friends, I hope you are staying safe and keeping well. The first COVID-19 case was diagnosed in Greece on 26th […]
  • Legislative update for EU migration and asylum statistics – work in progress
    By Ann Singleton As the UK leaves the European Union, a legislative change will update the EU framework for the collection of migration and asylum statistics. This might receive little attention outside the specialist focus of academics or policy makers, […]
  • No longer welcome: migrants face growing racism in South Korea
    Letter from Afar – the blog series about life and research in the time of COVID-19. By Minjae Shin. Dear friends I hope you all are staying safe and keeping well. It has been almost five months since I left […]
  • From ‘social distancing’ to planetary solidarity
    Letter from Afar – the blog series about life and research in the time of COVID-19. By Nandita Sharma. Greetings from Hawai’i! Reading Colin’s blog from the ‘afar’ of Bristol has made me think about distance, and the (dis)connections between […]
  • Life in lockdown – an asylum seeker’s struggle to survive
    My name is Maria*. I am an asylum-seeker single-mother who escaped to the UK because I felt unsafe in my home country. I arrived in the UK two years ago. It was hard for me because I am a single mother of […]
  • Black Lives Matter – whatever their nationality
    By Bridget Anderson. On 19th June 2020 the European Parliament voted to declare ‘Black Lives Matter’. The same European Parliament that last October voted AGAINST supporting more search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean; the same European Parliament that has […]
  • Unemployment and xenophobia persist for migrant workers as China’s lockdown is lifted
    Letter from Afar – the blog series about life and research in the time of COVID-19. By Xinrong Ma. Dear friends, I hope this letter finds you all very well. The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic first broke out in China at […]
  • On being a space invader: negotiating whiteness in education
    By Evelyn Miller. I am a first-year sociology student at the University of Bristol, and a mixed South Asian woman, my mum being of Malaysian and Mauritian descent and my dad being of English and Irish descent. This blog sketches […]
  • Are transnational marriages bad for integration?
    By Sarah Spencer The belief that marriage partners from less developed countries are bad for ‘integration’ is firmly held by European policy makers. With pressure to curb immigration, that concern has conveniently justified raising the bar for spouses to enter. […]
  • Sweden faces COVID-19 with a neoliberal elderly care system and a racialised labour market
    Letter from Afar – the blog series about life and research in the time of COVID-19. By Anders Neergaard. Dear friends, Reading newspapers every day and strolling around the streets and parks of Malmö (Sweden) I watch people trying to […]
  • The dismal UK Home Office response to coronavirus: the wider picture
    Letter from Afar – the blog series about life and research in the time of COVID-19. By Colin Yeo. Dear Bridget, We’ve learned that closeness does not mean contact, so I hope that this can count as a ‘Letter from […]
  • Migrants abandoned – lockdown at the Mexican-Guatemalan border
    Letter from Afar – the blog series about life and research in the time of COVID-19. By Ailsa Winton. Dear Bridget I hope you are keeping well and sane. Although working at home is quite normal for me, the anxiety […]
  • A violent disregard for life: COVID-19 in Brazil
    Letter from Afar – the blog series about life and research in the time of COVID-19. By Angelo Martins Junior. Dear friends Two months ago the governor of São Paulo decreed a state of emergency and social isolation measures to […]
  • Research in extraordinary times
    Bridget Anderson introduces our new blog series, Letter from Afar, in which we invite colleagues from across the world to tell us about their life and work in times of COVID-19. Answers welcome! Dear Friends, I hope you are well […]
  • The relevance of luxuries during a global pandemic
    By Tamar Hodos  In these extraordinary times, I have made a contribution to society by providing a timely news story that does not involve the current global pandemic. This is the results of a study that forms part of my […]
  • Lessons we’ve learned from COVID so far
    By Bridget Anderson  Far from being ‘all in it together’ COVID-19 is exposing the mechanisms that promote and maintain inequality within as well as between states. In the UK, Sweden and the USA, among other countries, evidence is emerging that […]
  • No more ‘back to normal’ – ‘normal’ was the problem. Thoughts on corona
    By Bridget Anderson  We are facing an unprecedented challenge and opportunity that we are not simply observing as social scientists but experiencing at personal, institutional and professional levels. We are living a natural experiment whose reagents include multiple types of […]
  • Filling the legal aid gap
    By Ella Barclay An asylum seeker’s future can rest upon the translation of a single word. One such case was a man whose refugee status was rejected in the UK because he told the Home Office he had travelled to […]
  • A moment of opportunity? Britain and the maritime security challenge
    By Tim Edmunds and Scott Edwards On 28 February 2020, SafeSeas hosted an IdeasLab in Bristol on UK maritime security after Brexit, with the kind support of PolicyBristol, Migration Mobilities Bristol, and the Bristol Global Insecurities Centre. Titled ‘Securing Britain’s […]
  • Climate-change displacement: a step closer to human rights protection
    By Ignacio Odriozola  On 20th January this year the United Nations Human Rights Committee (Committee) released a landmark decision on people seeking international protection due to the effects of climate change. The decision did not include specific guidance as to […]