Forced Migration and the Humanities in the Twenty-First Century
Refugee Action provides basic support to refugees in the UK. It aims to help and advise, increase justice, tackle poverty, and help with refugee resettlement.
Art for Refugees in Transition (A.R.T.) helps rebuild individual and community identity for refugees worldwide. By developing self-sustaining curricula and training programs, A.R.T. engages children and adults in visual, performing, and creative arts drawn from their own cultures.
Performing Migrations explores the intersection of public cultural performance, collaborative art-making, and academic research on mobilities. It proposes a new understanding of ‘territories’, one that emphasizes the performative practices of the people that move toward, within, and through them.
Refugee Info Bus provides wifi and internet access for the people living in the camp – the idea is around empowerment through information technology.
Freed Voices is a group of experts-by-experience work with Detention Action (which provides training, facilitation and campaign opportunities) to remap detention back onto the communities from which ‘detainees’ are meant to be excluded.
Culture & Refuge in Europe is a place to explore and make visible what culture means in wider Europe. Developed by European Cultural Foundation (ECF) to foster an open conversation about the role of culture in Europe.
We Are London is a youth-led arts project that bridges the gap between young Londoners from new communities, especially refugees and asylum seekers, and young Londoners from more established communities.
Joel Bergner has travelled to Za’atari in 2013, 2014 and 2015 to partner with a team of Syrian refugees, artists and educators in partnership with aptART, ACTED, UNICEF, ECHO and Mercy Corps. Together, we led workshops with kids in which they learned about water conservation, hygiene issues in the camp, artistic techniques and conflict resolution.
Porto M is a post-institutional museum of contemporary migrations in the Mediterranean. Its archive is constituted by the objects of the migrants salvaged from the cemetery of the boats in Lampedusa.
The collective Askavusa (“barefoot”) are the founders of a museum of migration on Lampedusa island.
Remembering Europe is a Remix Project investigates imagery about migrants in europe, and the relation between migrant portayal in mainstream media and public opinion.
Melting Pot promotes citizenship rights. A multilingual and multimedia website providind complete and in depth coverage of all issues relating to immigration laws (the regulation of migrant flows, political rights and work).
lettera27 is a non-profit foundation created in July 2006. Its mission is to support the right to literacy and education, and to promote access to knowledge and information, with a specific focus on Africa and its diaspora.
ZaLab is an association for the production, distribution and promotion of social documentaries and multicultural projects.
The Migration Museum is increasing knowledge and appreciation of how migration has shaped Britain across the ages through the creation of an authoritative and inspiring permanent national Migration Museum, a far-reaching national education programme, and a knowledge-sharing network of museums and galleries across the UK.
Iniva is an evolving, radical visual arts organisation dedicated to developing an artistic programme that reflects on the social and political impact of globalisation.
The Mela* Project is a European research project about the re-thinking of museums and cultural memory in the age of global migrations.
The Researching Multilingually at Borders project is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) through the Translating Cultures Theme as one of its three large grant awards. The project is focused on a comparative research on translation and interpretation at different kinds of border, in relation to multilingual research.
The Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art is an internationally active non-governmental culture organization that offers an independent perspective on current topics and recent historical events through the looking glass of art.