Call for Panellists: Brexit Futures Roundtable Discussion

Call for Panellists: Brexit Futures Roundtable Discussion Nordic Geographers Meeting 2017, Stockholm, Sweden, June 18th–21st 2017. Convener/s: Name Dr Kathy Burrell, Dept. of Geography and Planning, University of Liverpool and Dr Sarah M Hall, Dept. of Geography, University of Manchester Since the referendum result for 'Brexit' in June 2016, the UK has entered a period of potentially… Continue reading Call for Panellists: Brexit Futures Roundtable Discussion

Call for Papers: Post- and de-colonial perspectives on the European refugee ‘crisis’

Cfp: Post- and de-colonial perspectives on the European refugee ‘crisis’ Nordic Geographers Meeting 2017, Stockholm, Sweden, June 18th–21st 2017. Convener/s: Dr Kathy Burrell and Dr Andy Davies, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Liverpool As the innumerable impacts of the ongoing refugee 'crisis' in Europe unfold in front of us - the simultaneous threat to Schengen… Continue reading Call for Papers: Post- and de-colonial perspectives on the European refugee ‘crisis’

These Are Real People, Living Real Lives: Brexit and European Migration

One of the hardest things to witness as the fallout from Thursday's Brexit vote spews on  is the backlash of racism and violence targeted at 'foreigners', immigrants, and in particular European workers in this country. I have researched European migration to the UK for the last 17 years, and I cannot stay silent as this… Continue reading These Are Real People, Living Real Lives: Brexit and European Migration