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Webinar Discussion on Ukrainian War, Refugees, and Human Rights in a Global Context

 

 

 

 

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MCRG-360 INFO collaboration on migration

360info is an open-access global information agency that reflects critical opinions on the contemporary challenges in the field of environment, geopolitics, mental health, conflicts, war and displacement. This global media initiative – a bridge between universities and media -- is hosted by Monash University, Australia.
Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group in collaboration with 360info brings to you a series of special reports on the changing face of migration. These reports by researchers from across the globe can be accessed here

Refugee Watch & Refugee Watch Online

Refugee Watch, the biannual, peer-reviewed and refereed flagship journal of the Calcutta Research Group that offers a space for debate on refugees, forced migration, displacement, statelessness and related issues will be merging with its online co-publication, Refugee Watch Online, which primarily presents brief news, reports, views and comments pertaining to the human rights of the forcibly displaced. Refugee Watch and Refugee Watch Online will be operating from a common dedicated website shortly.  

COVID 19 AND MIGRANT WORKERS

Essential Links on Calcutta Research Group’s Works on Migration and Forced Migration Studies

  • The Calcutta Research Group has organised annual Winter Courses on Forced Migration from 2003 to 2013. For details such as course modules, readings, assignments and reports,see: CLICK HERE

  • The fourteenth Conference of the International Association for Studies in Forced Migration (IASFM) on ‘Contested Spaces & Cartographic Challenges’ was hosted by the Calcutta Research Group during January 6-9, 2013. This was the first time that the conference was hosted in South Asia. For details see: CLICK HERE

  • An extensive campaign and detailed study of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the form of workshops, roundtables and public lectures has been initiated by the Calcutta Research Group. For details see:CLICK HERE || For reports on IDPs, see: CLICK HERE

  • For a detailed information on significant works on IDPs, such as Internal Displacement in South Asia (Edited By Paula Banerjee, Sabyasachi Basu Roy Chowdhury, Samir Kumar Das, Thousand Oaks, California, New Delhi, London: Sage Publishers, 2005) see: CLICK HERE

  • Calcutta Research Group’s study on forced migration focuses on state policies in South Asia and elsewhere with relation to refugee rights, gender rights, refugee care and forced displacement. For details on the subject of refugee studies, see: CLICK HERE

  • For particulars on important publications on migration and refugees such as Refugees in West Bengal – Institutional Practices and Contested Identities (Edited by Pradip Kumar Bose, Calcutta : Calcutta Research Group, 2000); Refugees and the State-Practices of Asylum and Care in India, 1947-2000 (Edited by Ranabir Samaddar, Thousand Oaks, California, New Delhi, London: Sage Publishers, 2003); Unstable Populations, Anxious States: Mixed and Massive Population Flows in South Asia (Edited by Paula Banerjee, Calcutta: Stree Publishers 2013) & Migration and Circles of Insecurity (Ranabir Samaddar and Paula Banerjee, New Delhi: Rupa & Co, 2010) see:CLICK HERE

  • Calcutta Research Group has a peer-reviewed and refereed journal; Refugee Watch that offers an analysis of migration and forced migration from a distinctively South Asian perspective. It can be accessed at CLICK HERE || The Fleeing People of South Asia, A Collection of Essays from Refugee Watch, (Edited by Sibaji Pratim Basu, London: Anthem Press, 2009) can be accessed at CLICK HERE

  • Calcutta Research Group has a dynamic blog site that offers news, perspectives and research articles on migration, forced migration and displacement; Refugee Watch online can be accessed at CLICK HERE

  • In 2015, Calcutta Research Group introduced the position of a Distinguished Chair for Migration and Forced Migration Studies. For details on the activities of the Distinguished Chair, Professor Ranabir Samaddar and links related to the issue of migration and forced migration, see: CLICK HERE
  • recent Publications


    Digitized Migrants : EUROPE ASIA RESEARCH PLATFORM ON FORCED MIGRATION

    Call for Papers – Refugee Watch

    Special Issue on Contemporary Wars and Politics of Dispossession: Afghanistan and Ukraine
    As a post-colonial society emerging from decades-long protracted conflicts,
    Afghanistan confronts a complex legacy of past crimes and structural violence in addition to a complex web of mobilities. Communist rulers, Soviet occupiers, rural resistance fighters, Islamist parties, the Taleban movement, Pakistani volunteers, al-Qaeda members, power-seeking warlords, and the anti-Taliban coalition all contributed to the litany of abuse and turmoil since 1978. In the larger context of the continued subjection of the Middle East and North Africa to an extraordinary condensation of the old and new aspects of imperialism and neocolonialism, the pertinent effects of the occupations of Afghanistan and Iraq endure in tandem with novel forms of international, external and regional interventions...Read More

    Seventh Annual Research and Orientation Workshop on Global Protection of Refugees and Migrants 2022

    Calcutta Research Group (CRG) is pleased to announce the Seventh Annual Research and Orientation Workshop on Global Protection of Refugees and Migrants (2022) to be organized in collaboration with the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, the Institute for Human Sciences, Vienna, and a number of universities and other educational institutions in India. The Workshop to be held in Kolkata, India, from 14 November to 19 November 2022 ...Read More
     

    The Ukraine Question

    The recent conflict in Ukraine raised several questions about the invasion, the initiatives toward the peace process and the rehabilitation of the displaced persons due to this conflict. Professor Ranabir Samaddar, Distinguished chair in migration and forced migration studies, participated in panel discussions and interviews organised by CRG and different institutes and organisations. The critical analyses of the impact of the Ukraine war are available here.
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    The Southern View on Ukraine War, Max Planck Institute of Social Anthropology

    2. As the West Goes to War, Crafting Peace Today, Calcutta Research Group

    3. The Contentious Nature on Peace: Ranabir Samaddar on War, Justice and Social Transformation


    Play List

    Reading Refugees Reading Migration: Lectures from the (Online) Orientation Course for College and University Teachers A CRG Series in the Corona Times: Six Lectures on Migrants and Refugees

    previous CRG Webinars, 2020


  • Previous CRG Webinars, 2020... CLICK HERE

  • Audio and Video Resources


  • Archives of Audio and Video Resources .... CLICK HERE     

     Index of Living Archive on Covid-19 & Migrant Worker .... CLICK HERE

  • Krishna Trust

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    Late Krishna Bhattacharya was a founder member of Calcutta Research Group. Krishna Trust, set up in her memory, works for the education and health of women. CRG plans to collaborate more deeply and meaningfully with the activities of Krishna Trust. This will be an humble effort on the part of CRG towards providing service to our society. For details of Krishna Trust.

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