makings of the city of refuge” examines how urban communities – established and new – mobilise
digitally to respond and manage change in the city, in urban
neighbourhoods that receive large number of refugees and
migrants. The study examines specific neighbourhoods of each city, which
have directly, even if differently, experienced stresses or shocks through new
arrivals: Victoria, Athens; Neukölln, Berlin; Harringay, London and Yen
Long, Hong Kong and Little Somalia, Los Angeles.
is promoted by London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
Migration Matters is a non-profit organization that was founded in January 2016 by Julia
Karmo, Sophia Burton, Kelly Miller, and Elina Ribakova in response to media
coverage about the so-called refugee crisis.
The mission is to empower the public to have
more nuanced and evidence-based conversations about migration. They
video courses that
complicate commonly held preconceptions with original ideas, research, and
solutions-oriented perspectives from leading thinkers in the field:
researchers, practitioners, as well as migrants and refugees themselves.”
“ Help us change the debate around migration by
informing your family and friends about Migration Matters, sharing our videos,
and contributing your questions and ideas for future course topics to
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