Read our project reports and publications here: 

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E., Grewal, Z., Karunakara, U., Greatrick, A., Ager, A., Lombard, L., Panter-Brick, C., Stonebridge, L., Rowlands, A. (2020) Religion and Social Justice for Refugees: Insights from Cameroon, Greece, Malaysia, Mexico, Jordan and Lebanon (Bridging Voices report to the British Council)

Refugee Hosts (2018), Local Faith Community Responses to Displacement in Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey: Emerging Evidence and New Approaches(UCL Migration Research Unit, authored by Greatrick, A., Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E., Ager, A., Rowlands, A. and Stonebridge, L.) 

A small selection of some of our team members’ recent open-access and academic publications related to this project are included below.

Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh‘s recent and forthcoming pieces on representations of displacement in the Middle East, on local community responses to the arrival of refugees from Syria, and on ‘refugee-refugee humanitarianism’ include:

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2019) ‘Looking Forward: Disasters at 40,’ Disasters, 43(S1):S36-S60 (Open Access here).

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Qasmiyeh, Y. M. (2019) “The Third Voice and Third Eye in our Photo-Poetic ReflectionsRefugee Hosts, 11 Feb. 2019

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E.  (2018) “Shadows and Echoes in/of Displacement Refugee Hosts, 19 Nov. 2018

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2018)  “Reflections from the Field: Introduction to the SeriesRefugee Hosts, 16 Nov. 2018

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2018) “An Update: ‘Data Collection and AnalysisRefugee Hosts, 16 Nov. 2018 

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2018) “Employment and Pension Rights in the Context of the Localisation of Aid AgendaRefugee Hosts, 30 April 2018

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2018) “Anti-Syrian Banners and Graffiti in Context: Racism, Counter-Racism and Solidarity for  Refugees in LebanonRefugee Hosts, 27 April 2018 

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2018) “ErasureRefugee Hosts, 24 April 2018

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2018) “Histories and Spaces of Southern-Led Responses to DisplacementRefugee Hosts, 19 April 2018

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2018) “The Localisation of Aid and Southern-Led Responses to Displacement”  Refugee Hosts, 17 April 2018

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2018) Palestinian refugees lament as Trump funding cuts create job insecurity and a pension crisis, The Conversation, 26 March 2018

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2018) “Local Communities and the Localisation of Aid Agenda: Series IntroductionRefugee Hosts, 19 Jan. 2018

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2017) ‘Representations of Displacement: Introducing the SeriesRefugee Hosts, 1 Sep. 2017

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2017) ‘Syrian refugees in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon face an uncertain 2017,’ The Conversation, 4 Jan. 2017

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2016)  ‘Palestinian and Syrian Refugees in Lebanon: Sharing Space, Electricity and the Sky,’ Refugee History, 21 Dec. 2016.

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2016) ‘Refugee-Refugee Relations in Contexts of Overlapping Displacement,’ International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, ‘Spotlight On’ The Urban Refugee “Crisis”. 25 Nov. 2016.

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2016) ‘Hospitality and Hostility: The roles of established refugees in a crisis.’ YouTube video of Elena’s UCL Lunch Hour Lecture, 1 Nov. 2016. Watch it here.

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2016) ‘Refugees Hosting Refugees‘, Forced Migration Review, 53: 25-27. 28 September 2016. Read here or listen to audio here.

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2016) ‘Repressentations of Displacement in the Middle East,’ Public Culture, 28(3).

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. and Qasmiyeh, Y. M. (2016) ‘Refugee Neighbours and Hostipitality: Exploring the complexities of refugee-refugee humanitarianism,’ The Critique, 5 January 2016.

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2015) ‘Refugees helping refugees: how a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon is welcoming Syrians,’ The Conversation, 4 November 2015.

Ager, A. and Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (eds) (2013) Local faith communities and the promotion of resilience in humanitarian situations.  A scoping study.  RSC 2013 

Lyndsey Stonebridge‘s recent pieces on refugee history and the politics of reading literature in light of the refugee crisis include:

Stonebridge, L. (2018)  Undoing the meaning of the world:  Creation and decreation in contemporary refugee studies, Refugee Hosts

Stonebridge, L. and Qasmiyeh, Y. M. (2018) ‘The Camp as Archive’, Politics/Letters Live, February 2018.

Stonebridge, L. (2017) ‘Hannah Arendt – 2017 Cover GirlJewish Quarterly, May 2017.

Stonebrigde, L. (2016) ‘Poetry as a Host,’ Refugee Hosts, November 2016.

Stonebridge, L. (2015) ‘What history tells us about the refugee crisis,’ The Humanist, 14 December 2015.

Stonebridge, L. (2015) ‘How books help us to be better political citizens,’ New Statesman, 25 August 2015.

Anna Rowlands‘ recent pieces on ethics, morality and responses to displacement, include:

Rowlands, A. (2018) ‘Turkey – Crossroads for the Displaced‘ The Tablet, 5 March 2018.

Rowlands, A. (2017) ‘Faith and Displacement: Beyond the Faith-Secular Divide? An Introduction to the Series.’ Refugee Hosts, 20 Apr. 2017

Rowlands, A. (2017) ‘Pursuing Integral Peace: How to Resist Trump’s Politics of Despair,’ ABC Religion and Ethics, 1 February 2017.

Rowlands, A. (2017) ‘Hannah Arendt: On Displacement and Political Judgement,’ Refugee Hosts, 1 February 2017.

Rowlands, A. (2015) ‘Forgetting the Good: Moral Contradictions in the Response to Mass Migration’, ABC Religion and Ethics.

Rowlands, A. (2015) ‘Strangers in a Strange Land,’ The Tablet, 2 July 2015.

Rowlands, A. (2015) ‘Shoulder to Shoulder,’ The Tablet, 10 September 2015

Alastair Ager‘s recent pieces on the effects of displacement on health and youth, and on community-based responses to forced migration, include:

Ager, A. and Ager, J. (2016) Faith, Secularism and Humanitarian Engagement. YouTube video of Alastair’s presentation at Columbia University, September 2016. Watch it here.

Ager, A. (2016) ‘Scotland helps migrants as they face a nightmare,’ The Scotsman, 20 September 2016.

A selection of relevant academic publications written by our team members are included below:

Ager, A. and Ager, J. (2015) Faith, Secularism and Humanitarian Engagement. New York: Palgrave.

Ager, J., Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. and Ager, A. (2015) ‘Local Faith Communities and the Promotion of Resilience in Contexts of Humanitarian Crisis,Journal of Refugee Studies, 28 (2): 202- 221. *Selected by OUP as one of 6 “highly cited articles” to showcase “the impressive body of research” published in the OUP Journal of Refugee Studies.

Ager, A. and El-Nakib, A (2015) Local Faith Community and Related Civil Society Engagement in Humanitarian Response with Syrian Refugees in Irbid, Jordan, A report to the Henry Luce Foundation, New York: Columbia University.

Barnes, M., Rowlands, A. and Sweeney, J. (eds) (2013) Migration: A Catholic Conversation (Caritas e-book, 2013).

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (forthcoming/2019) “From Roots to Rhizomes: mapping rhizomatic strategies in the Sahrawi and Palestinian refugee situations,” in Bradley, M., Milner, J. and Peruniak, B. (eds) Shaping the struggles of their times: Refugees, peacebuilding and resolving displacement. Georgetown University Press (forthcoming, 2019).

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (forthcoming/2019) “Memories and Meanings of Camps (and more-than-camps),” in Farrier, D., Woolley, A., Stonebridge, L., Durrant, S. and Cox, E. (eds) Refugee Imaginaries: Contemporary Research Across the Humanities. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press (forthcoming, 2019)

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2018) UNRWA Financial Crisis: The Impact on Palestinian Employees 

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2016) “The faith-gender-asylum nexus: an intersectionalist analysis of representations of the ‘Refugee Crisis’,” in Mavelli, L. and Wilson, E. K. (eds) The Refugee Crisis and Religion. Rowman and Littlefield.

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (ed) (2016) Gender, Religion and Humanitarian Responses to Refugees, MRU Policy Brief.

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2016) ‘On the Threshold of Statelessness: Palestinian narratives of loss and erasure,’ Journal of Ethnic and Racial Studies, 39(2): 301-321.

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. and Ager, A. (eds) (2013) Local Faith Communities and the promotion of resilience in humanitarian situations, RSC/JLI Working Paper 90, Oxford: Refugee Studies Centre, February 2013.

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2012) ‘Invisible Refugees and/or Overlapping Refugeedom? Protecting Sahrawis and Palestinians Displaced by the 2011 Libyan Uprising,’ International Journal of Refugee Law, 24(2): 263-293.

Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E., Lewis, C. and Cole, G. (2017) “‘Faithing’ Gender and Responses to Violence in Refugee Communities,” in Krause, U. and Buckley-Zistel, S. (eds) Gender, Violence and Forced Migration. Oxford: Berghahn Books. (in production)

Gabiam, N. and Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2016) ‘Palestinians and the Arab Uprisings: Political Activism and Narratives of Home, Homeland and Home-Camp’, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, doi: 10.1080/1369183X.2016.1202750

Qasmiyeh, Y. M. and Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2013) “Refugee Camps and Cities in Conversation,” in Jane Garnett and Alana Harris (eds) Rescripting Religion in the City: Migration and Religious Identity in the Modern Metropolis, Farnham: Ashgate. pp. 131-143.

Rowlands, A. (2017) ‘Against the Manichees: Immigration Detention and the Shaping of the Theo-political Imagination’ in Schmiedel, U. and Smith, G. Religion in the European Refugee Crisis (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).

Rowlands, A. (2016) ‘After Lampedusa: The European Crisis and its challenge to Catholic Social Thought’, Journal of Catholic Social Thought, Special Edition on Migration, forthcoming 2016.

Rowlands, A. (2013) ‘Seeking Sanctuary: A Theological Reflection’, in Barnes, Rowlands and Sweeney (eds) Migration: A Catholic Conversation, Caritas e-book, 2013.

Rowlands, A. (2013) ‘Dialectics of Democracy: Community Organising and Faith-based Immigration Politics,’ The Journal of Catholic Social Thought, 10(2).

Rowlands, A. (2012) ‘The State Made Flesh: Catholic Social Thought and the Challenge of UK Migration’, New Blackfriars, Spring 2012

Rowlands, A. (2011) ‘On the Temptations of Sovereignty: Asylum and CST’, Political Theology, 12.6, December 2011

Saunders, J., Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. and Snyder, S. (eds) (2016) Intersections of Religion and Migration: Issues at the Global Crossroads, New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Saunders, J., Snyder, S. and Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. (2016) “Introduction: Articulating Intersections at the Global Crossroads of Religion and Migration,” in Saunders, J., Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, E. and Snyder, S. (eds) Intersections of Religion and Migration: Issues at the Global Crossroads, New York: Palgrave.

Snyder, S., Kassam, Z., Rowlands, R., and Massoumi, N. (2013) “Theologies of Migration: Muslim and Christian Perspectives,” In Jane Garnett and Alana Harris (eds) Rescripting Religion in the City: Migration and Religious Identity in the Modern Metropolis. Ashgate.

Stonebridge, L (2018)  Placeless People.  Writing, Rights, and Refugees Oxford University Press 

Farrier, D. Wooley, A. Stonebridge, L. Durrant, S and Cox, E.  (eds) (2019) Refugee Imaginaries:  Research across the humanities. Edinburgh:  Edinburgh University Press (forthcoming, 2019)

Stonebridge, L.J. (2016) ‘“Inner Emigration”: On the run with Hannah Arendt and Anna Freud’, in Daniel Pick and Matt ffychte (eds) Psychoanalysis and Totalitarianism, New York: Routledge, pp.42-54.

Stonebridge, L.J. (2015) ‘“To be borderline”: Poetic Statelessness, Auden and Qasmiyeh’, Textual Practice.

Stonebridge, L.J. and Potter, R. (2014) ‘Rights and Writing’, Critical Quarterly, Special Issue: Writing and Rights, 56 (4): 1-15.

Stonebridge, L.J. (2014) ‘Hannah Arendt’s Message of Ill-Tidings, Statelessness, Rights and Speech’, in Jane Kilby and Antony Rowland (eds) The Future of Testimony, New York: Routledge, pp. 113-128.

Stonebridge, L.J. (2013) ‘“That which you are denying us”: Refugees, Rights and Writing in Arendt’, in Gert Buelens, Sam Durrant and Robert Eaglestone (eds), The Future of Trauma Theory, New York: Routledge, pp. 113-126.

Stonebridge, L.J. (2011) ‘Refugee Style: Hannah Arendt and the Perplexities of Human Rights’, Textual Practice, 5 (1): 71-85.

Stonebridge, L.J. (2011) The Judicial Imagination: Writing After Nuremberg, Edinburgh: EUP.