Migration Narratives: The SHRAM Blog

Archive for the ‘Refugees’ Category

Mapping the South-Asian Political Landscape in the Context of Migration

Given the current political climate in the world on the issue of migrants, refugees and the stateless, Partha S. Ghosh’s book, ‘Migrants, Refugees and the Stateless in South-Asia’ is a topical academic contribution on the same, addressing it within the context of South-Asia.

Climate Induced Internal Migration in India: Emerging Challenges

Among the many impacts of climate change, large scale displacement of people from slow onset and rapid onset disasters both at national and international scale have received increasing attention in the rubric of climate refugee discourse. India is no exception to the increasing impacts of climate change as one of the highly vulnerable country in […]

The Drowned and the Saved

By Pramod K Nayar* How do refugees feature in contemporary rhetoric? In the face of suffering the only way to keep borders closed, as Europe is beginning to discover, is to turn one’s face away. The appeal constituted by the recent photograph of a drowned toddler functions as a counter to the dystopian imaginary that […]