14 March 2018

Thematic Focus: Religious Aspects

"Christian Responses to the Migrant Crisis Have Been Radical and Traditional," The Economist, 25 Feb. 2018 [text]

A Diversity of Roles: The Actions Taken by Religious Communities in Sweden during the "Refugee Crisis" in 2015, Opusculum, no. 112 (Maecenata Institute, 2018) [text via SSOAR]

How to Overcome Religious Prejudice among Refugees (The Conversation, March 2018) [text]

"Interview: Church Asylum in Germany – A Glimmer of Hope Before Dubious ‘Dublin-transfers’," ECRE Weekly Bulletin, 2 March 2018 [text]

"On Holy Ground: Church Sanctuary in the Trump Era," Southwestern Law Review, vol. 47, no. 1 (2017) [full-text]

Religion is Key to Europe’s Identity Crisis over Refugees (Refugees Deeply, March 2018) [text]

Religious Roles in Refugee Resettlement: Pertinent Experience and Insights, Addressed to G20 Members, Economics Discussion Paper, no. 2018-11 (Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Jan. 2018) [text via ECONSTOR]

Safe and Legal Passages to Europe: A Case Study of Faith-based Humanitarian Corridors to Italy, Working Paper, no. 2017/5 (UCL Migration Research Unit, 2017) [text]

Scoping Study on Local Faith Communities in Urban Displacement: Evidence on Localisation and Urbanisation (UCL Migration Research Unit, 2017) [text]
- See also related webinar and information on related Refugees & Forced Migration Hub.

"Spurned by U.S. and Facing Danger Back Home, Iranian Christians Fear the Worst," New York Times, 1 March 2018 [text]


Migrants and Refugees Section (The Vatican) [access]
- "The Migrants and Refugees Section is a small action-oriented Vatican office personally directed by Pope Francis to assist migrants and refugees."

Series: Religion and Global Migrations, Palgrave Macmillan/Springer, 2015- [info]
- "As the first series of its kind, Religion and Global Migrations will examine the phenomenon of religion and migration from multiple disciplinary perspectives (e.g., historical, anthropological, sociological, ethical, and theological), in various global locations (including the Americas, Europe, and Asia), and from a range of religious traditions." The most recent titled published is Religion in the European Refugee Crisis (2018).

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