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Refugee for sale. A multi-methodological research project on international refugee organizations' public communication strategies on the Syrian and Central African refugee crises (2011-2018). Ghent University
This multi-methodological project investigates the complex dimensions of international refugee organizationsU+2019 public communication strategies towards the recent Syrian and Central African crises, thereby focusing on (1) the production process by means of interviews with these organizations, (2) the discursive practices of representing refugees, and (3) the reception of the public communication efforts by citizens, refugees and relevant ...
Focusing on Refugees and Inclusion in European News Diversity Studies (FRIENDS) KU Leuven
Technologies of the displaced: governance, communication use and media experiences among Syrian refugees in Sanliurfa (South- Eastern Turkey) and Brussels (Belgium). University of Antwerp
Qualitative research with refugees on living in diversity. University of Antwerp
Reframing migration and refugees KU Leuven
The attitude towards migration and refugees is believed to be negative in Europe. For example the majority of Europeans state that immigration numbers should be restricted (Esipova, Ray, Pugliese & Tsabutashvili, 2015). According to the Eurobarometer, 42% of the Belgians perceive immigration as the main challenge for the European Union (Eurobarometer, 2018). Additionally, it has also been shown that, on many places in Europe, polarisation ...
Labour market prospects of Ukrainian refugees KU Leuven
This research aims to collect information about Ukrainian refugees arriving in Belgium after the Russian invasion in February 2022. The underlying goal is to find ways to improve their integration into the Belgian labour market. This is topical research that will evolve as the facts on the ground change. For now, the aim is to conduct a survey from (a sample) of Ukrainian war refugees. The benchmark of this survey will consist of ...
Towards the Emergence of Urban Asylum Regimes: Policies, Approaches and Consequences of the Reception of Refugees in European and US American Cities Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Sabbatical Lucia De Haene: Transcultural trauma care for refugees –Integrating pilot psychotherapeutic practices within a systemic & collaborative treatment mode KU Leuven
I would like to orient this sabbatical period on the elaboration of a manual (in English) in transcultural, systemic and collaborative trauma care for refugees, in which research findings and clinical experience from ongoing intervention projects and psychotherapeutic practice are integrated into a vision description and guidance for care providers in transcultural psychosocial assistance. In this I aim to develop a therapeutic vision and ...
Forced Migration as Urban Development: The Emergence of Formal and Informal Planning Approaches for the Arrival and Settlement of Refugees Vrije Universiteit Brussel
reduced to discussions about emergency measures, such as the
construction of asylum camps, rather than seeing refugees as longterm community members. Largely neglected by scholars, some
cities have nevertheless recognized the role of urban planning in
providing durable solutions for housing, neighborhood development,
and immigrant integration. This project ...