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Decolonial Approaches to Refugee Migration

Nof Nasser-Eddin and Nour Abu-Assab in Conversation

Nof Nasser-Eddin and Nour Abu-Assab

 …  Intersectionality and Decolonial Perspectives Nour One of the main things we need to consider when thinking about studies of migration and displacement is that, as a field, it needs to be decolonized. What we mean by decolonizing that field in particular

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On Growing a Journal

A View from the South

Georgine Clarsen

postwar decolonization movements in the “Third World,” from the anti-Apartheid movement in South Africa, Maori activism in New Zealand, the Native American resistance such as the takeover of Alcatraz, and the Black Power movement in the United States that

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Rihab Azar

with Western that decolonization is strongly associated with “listening” (as in: engagement), sound and history do not necessarily challenge long-established colonialist views. Since “anthropological representations are not neutral, but embedded in

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Sanctuary City Organizing in Canada

From Hospitality to Solidarity

David Moffette and Jennifer Ridgley

decolonization raise important questions about who, exactly, is positioned to offer hospitality to migrants, and who should be determining the conditions of membership ( Fortier 2013 ; Walia 2012 , 2013 ). Many activists involved in this work have learned from

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Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Juliano Fiori

oppression. The idea of “decolonizing the curriculum” is, of course, à la mode ( Sabaratnam 2017 ; Vanyoro 2019 ). It is difficult to dispute the pedagogical necessity to question epistemic hierarchies and create portals into multiple worlds of knowledge

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Recentering the South in Studies of Migration

Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh

knowledge” of and about migration ( Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Daley 2018: 22 ; see Achiume 2019 ; Grosfoguel et al. 2015 , 2016 ; Pailey 2019 ; Vanyoro 2019 ). 1 However, it is less clear whether the “epistemic decolonization of migration theory

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Stéphanie Ponsavady

environments. Bridging the gap between art and academic discourse, Katie Maher's “Traveling with Trained Man : Decolonizing Directions in Railway Mobilities” boldly and elegantly posits the railways as a decolonial option for moving toward mobility justice

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Refugee Hospitality Encounters in Northern Portugal

“Cultural Orientations” and “Contextual Protection”

Elizabeth Challinor

arrival of more than half a million residents from Portugal’s African colonies—in the wake of Portugal’s 25 April revolution in 1974 which precipitated their decolonization—constitutes a significant historical antecedent to Portuguese refugee hospitality

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Stephanie J. Silverman

, and aims of scholarship in a settler-colonial context? Through our thoughts and actions as well as methodologies and publications, detention studies scholars must pivot and re-orient more deliberately toward Sliding Door 4. In order to de-colonize

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Laborers, Migrants, Refugees

Managing Belonging, Bodies, and Mobility in (Post)Colonial Kenya and Tanzania

Hanno Brankamp and Patricia Daley

the wake of decolonization caused renewed concern among “Western” observers and their African allies, who feared the possibility of dissidents forming alliances with communist groups. This inconvenient reality shaped attitudes toward African refugees