Tag Archives: education

Schooling, mobility and belonging

By: Mette Louise Berg, Departmental Lecturer, Anthropology of Migration Formal education and schooling have been central tenets in the quest for modernity across post-colonial societies in the twentieth century. Schools have been seen as vehicles for producing modern, national subjects. Yet … Continue reading

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The Love of Learning: Migrants and Education

By: Caroline Oliver, Senior Researcher This time of year brings with it that familiar sense of getting back to the old routine. For some, it’s a time of packing the kids up with new PE kits and packed lunch boxes. … Continue reading

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No Way Out, No Way In

By: Vanessa Hughes, Research Officer Over the past few weeks the issue of child detention has once again reached the headlines of the British press. Despite the government’s promise that this ugly practice has stopped, the Refugee Council found that … Continue reading

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Who’s in?

By: Hiranthi Jayaweera, Senior Researcher These days we are constantly told that as human beings we have certain rights that cannot be denied or questioned. But we are also told that people and groups need to be classified, separated, treated … Continue reading

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