01 December 2020

Thematic Focus: General

Blog posts & press:

How Do You Self-isolate in a Refugee Camp? (The Conversation, Dec. 2020) [text]

Send Them to the Moon! A Polemic on Refugee Crisis Solutions (RLI Blog, Nov. 2020) [text]

UN General Assembly Extends Mandate for High Commissioner Grandi (UNHCR, Nov. 2020) [text]


COVID-19 and the Displaced: How Does the COVID-19 Pandemic Impact the Displaced Population? (World Refugee & Migration Council, Sept. 2020) [text]
- Note: This is a literature review.

An Impending Crisis: Analysing the Impact of COVID 19 Pandemic on Refugees and Internally Displaced People (Asian Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs, Nov. 2020) [text]
- Focuses on the Middle East and Asia.

Innovative Sample Designs for Studies of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons, Draft paper submitted to SC Methodological Approaches and Tools in Migration Research panel, 18th IMISCOE Annual Conference, Luxembourg, 7-9 July 2021 [text]

Mixed Migration Review 2020 (Mixed Migration Centre, Nov. 2020) [access]
- Theme of this third edition is "Mixed migration and cities: Urban frontlines for displacement and mobility." Follow link for full-text, press release, and video of launch event.

Populations at Risk: Implications of COVID-19 for Hunger, Migration and Displacement (WFP & IOM, Nov. 2020) [text]

Responding to Protracted Displacement Using the Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus Approach: UNDP and UNHCR Theory of Change (UNDP, UNHCR & UNRISD, Nov. 2020) [text via ReliefWeb]

Trends in Armed Conflict, 1946–2019 (PRIO, Nov. 2020) [text]

Working Together Better to Prevent, Address and Find Durable Solutions to Internal Displacement: GP20 Compilation of National Practices (Global Protection Cluster, Nov. 2020) [text via ReliefWeb]
- See also the country examples provided on the GP20 web page.

Books & journal articles:

Global Processes of Flight and Migration: The Explanatory Power of Case Studies = Globale Flucht- und Migrationsprozesse: Die Erkl√§rungskraft von Fallstudien (G√∂ttingen Univ. Press, 2020) [open access]
- "The case studies in this volume illustrate the global dimension of flight and migration movements with a special focus on South-South migration. Thirteen chapters shed light on transcontinental or regional migration processes, as well as on long-term processes of arrival and questions of belonging." Chapters are in either English or German.

"Justice in Waiting: The Harms and Wrongs of Temporary Refugee Protection," European Journal of Political Theory, OnlineFirst, 29 Nov. 2020 [open access]

"Suppression, Spikes, and Stigma: How COVID-19 Will Shape International Migration and Hostilities Toward It," International Migration Review, OnlineFirst, 26 Nov. 2020 [open access]

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