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Quarantine Continuums

Quarantine Continuums

Covid-19 and discriminatory practices against refugees on Lesvos, Greece COVID 19 quarantine practices are nothing new. Enforced, discriminatory treatment of refugee populations on the grounds of the protection of public health have a long history. Since the outbreak...
Quarantine Continuums

Abandoned in a pandemic

During the lockdown, the Sisters Not Strangers coalition conducted research on how asylum-seeking women were surviving the pandemic. Over 100 women in England and Wales, already vulnerable to hunger, homelessness and ill health before the outbreak, responded to tell...
Quarantine Continuums

ABCDE: Arts-Based Collaborative Digital Ethnography

Using Creative Participatory Methods “We moved our lives here seeking safety and now under lockdown our lives moved online.” With the pandemic, our lives as well as our research methods have had to move online. Digital methods proved to be both a challenge and an...
Quarantine Continuums

The world as global Palestine

For Palestinians – as for many refugees in camps and detention – a state of lockdown is nothing new. In Elia Suleiman’s gentle comedy It Must Be Heaven, he seems to foretell, with empty city-scapes, and omnipresent police – how COVID-19 can affect the most vulnerable....