University of Oxford’s annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture 2020 Mobility and Immobility in the Time of Coronavirus: Reflections from Long-Term Study of Migration and Displacement Watch Laura Hammond’s webinar where she considers the legacy of Elizabeth Colson’s work – her focus on careful, patient, attention to detail, her investigation of inequalities and social disruption, and her fascination with the creative ways that people respond to such challenges to explore how forced
By Kalyango Ronald Sebba. Uganda registered its first case of COVID 19 on 22 March 2020. With events evolving fast, the socio-economic impacts were not immediately clear, and the government framed the pandemic in terms of health rather than socio-economic factors,
In this video, Cate Osborn from the Regional Durable Solutions Secretariat (ReDSS) talks about key findings and recommendations from their 2019 research
Food security during the COVID-19 pandemic: overlapping challenges, emerging responses in the Horn of Africa
By Louisa Brain and Laura Hammond, SOAS University of London.This blog was originally posted on Italian Institute for International Political Studies‘ website.
While much has been said about COVID-19 as a leveller – disregarding borders, race, and class – its unfolding in the Horn of Africa (HoA) illustrates the way it overlaps with and exacerbates existing political and social inequalities
By Oliver Bakewell What is migration management? Migration undoubtedly creates many challenges, as well as opportunities
By Georgia Cole A new displacement dynamic in the Horn of Africa is emerging from the implications of forced departures from Saudi Arabia.
By Nisar Majid and Laura Hammond, with Nauja Kleist, Khalif Abdirahman and Guhad Adan*
By Rashid Abdi and Laura HammondPublished in the East African 29 February – 6 March 2020
New research conducted by the REF has reviewed recent literature on the links between migration, development and conflict in the Horn of Africa.