‘Crossing borders: Interdisciplinary research on forced migration’ – scholars' workshop
In-person and virtual, 18 November from 9.30am - 4:30pm AEDT
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
Gilbert + Tobin.
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