‘Without Exception’ – Equal Space for Knowledge Production

In this blog post Sorcha Daly and Aydan Greatrick share some of the challenges they experienced and the practical solutions they found during the planning and organising of the Refugee Hosts’ International Conference, ‘Without Exception: the politics and poetics of local responses to displacement.’  A key theme at the conference was the politics and ethics … Continue reading ‘Without Exception’ – Equal Space for Knowledge Production

Objective Enough to Tell the Truth

Objective Enough to Tell the Truth This presentation was given by Dima Hamadmad at the Refugee Hosts International Conference, Without Exception: The Politics and Poetics of Local Responses to Displacement, Dima's presentation examines the importance of language within academic research and the ethics of using dominant narratives, often perceived as objective, but that can decontextualize and ignore … Continue reading Objective Enough to Tell the Truth

Objective enough to tell the truth

This presentation was given by Dima Al-Hamadmad at the Refugee Hosts International Conference and examined the many narratives regarding the Syrian conflict and subsequent displacement of refugees from Syria, and the impact of this narrative on refugee rights and an increasingly hostile environment.  Objective enough to tell the truth by Dima Al-Hamadmad, Researcher, Refugee Hosts Objectivity means telling … Continue reading Objective enough to tell the truth