‘Crossing borders: Interdisciplinary research on forced migration’ – scholars' workshop

In-person and virtual, 18 November from 9.30am - 4:30pm AEDT

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Virtual or in person at UNSW Faculty of Law & Justice (Staff Common Room, Level 2)

  • Session 1: Panel on co-researching with people with lived experience of forced migration

  • Session 2: Methods workshops. Option a) Qualitative, quantitative or both: Methodological considerations when researching refugee communities. Option b) Aid agency research in displacement contexts: reflections on strengths, limitations and possible synergies with academia

  • Session 3: Methods workshops. Option a) Narrative methods in researching refugee identities. Option b) Doing Participatory Action Research PhD with people experiencing forced migration: Ethical, practical and institutional considerations

  • Session 4: Panel discussion - ethical tensions and strategies for researching with displaced communities

  • Session 5: Roundtable -  Borders: An interdisciplinary exploration


View the full Workshop and Roundtable program here.


Note that for those who do not wish to join the full Conference, it is possible to join the Scholars Workshop only (book here), or the Roundtable only (book here).



We thank our Scholars' Workshop Sponsors:  

Hall & Wilcox

and

Gilbert + Tobin.

Speakers

Organised in partnership with the Forced Migration Research Network

The Forced Migration Research Network is a network of scholars based predominantly in the Faculties of Arts, Design and Architecture and Law and Justice at UNSW. We are an interdisciplinary network working across the social sciences, history, philosophy, media and film studies, criminology, cultural studies, education, and social psychology. We partner with civil society organisations, service providers, government bodies and international actors to undertake our research, policy, training, and advocacy activities.


The Network's objectives include:

  • supporting and working in partnership with refugee communities and forced migrants

  • building strong partnerships with organisations in the refugee sector

  • implementing our commitment to participatory, gender and diversity-sensitive rights-based research

  • fostering deeper collaboration across the different research areas

  • showcasing the diversity of innovative work undertaken at UNSW, and

  • building on and extending industry and academic partnerships

  • collaborating with the Forced Migration Research Students Network (FMRSM) composed of postgraduate scholars

Image credit: UNHCR/Adrienne Suprenant