Working or interested in research on migration? These resources may be helpful.
Gendered Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic
COVID-19 and Women in Syria: Deepening Inequalities
Dr. Maria Al Abdeh, Dr. Champa Patel
This article looks at how the crisis is exacerbating pre-existing inequalities.
Employment and Working Conditions
The governance of the Kafala system and the punitive control of migrant domestic workers
Rhacel Salazar Parreñas, Rachel Silvey
This article examines the effects of two punitive legal mechanisms that discipline domestic workers to remain within the kafala: cancellation and illegalisation.
Here are some free online courses on migration.
European University Institute
Learn about how migration has shaped cities around the world and the particular issues that migrants face in urban contexts.
University of Kent
Explore how discourses and law frame migrants and migration and whether the notion of migration crisis is justified.
Check out some podcasts on migration.
Lebanon’s Kafala System is ‘Civilized’ Slavery
The Fire These Times
We go back to the summer of 2018 when I sat down with Sami, a Beirut-based Ethiopian activist with, Mesewat, a solidarity network that supports migrant workers in Lebanon and the Middle East, and Ali, an activist with the Anti-Racism Movement.
How has the pandemic affected migrants and refugees?
The Coronavirus pandemic has led to restrictions on movement for everyone. How has the politics and policy of migration and asylum in Europe been affected? What might the long-term impact on Europe’s asylum policy be?