The 15th MOAS podcast covers the connotations and meanings that are linked to the labels asylum seeker, refugee and migrant. Professor Heaven Crawley draws on her research experiences on migration, reminding that the difficulty in unravelling these labels relates to the complicated and constantly changing reasons why people leave.
The podcast along with interview text can be viewed here.
Professor Heaven Crawley joined three other speakers at this event organised by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) on 15th January. The event is chaired by Kate Adie OBE DL, reporter, who also presents for BBC Radio 4.
The Debrief published an article 8th of December clarifying the link between the refugee and migration crisis and slave auctions taking place in Libya. Simon McMahon was interviewed for the article by Vicky Spratt. Simon states that these news from conditions in Libya are all but new, yet public pressure in form of protests and petitions can raise awareness of the terrible situation and help bring about change.
The article can be viewed here.