The NHS has long relied on immigrant personnel, and restrictions to migration have an impact on its staffing. In the third piece for the Moving People feature, Anna Caceres writes about the fallacy of the ‘good’ migrant narrative.
How does state violence extend internationally? While historians often discuss global resistance to national dictatorships, Pablo Bradbury considers the international terrain of Argentine state terror.
Can refugee assistance become a way to contain? In the second piece for Moving People, Doina Anca Cretu explores how those fleeing Austria-Hungary’s peripheries in the First World War could also be immobilised as they were subject to stereotypes of criminalisation.
A look at the lives of early women physicians in India reveals the impact of social reform in on health outcomes. Dr. Krishnabai Kelavkar, who transformed maternal and infant health in the state of Kolhapur, is such a trailblazing woman, as Mrunamayee Satam writes.
This year’s Raphael Samuel Memorial Lecture will take place online on Wednesday 16 June. Hazel Carby will speak on ‘Imperial Sexual Economies’.
This is the first piece in a series titled Moving People. In exploring how people on the move are labelled, remembered, and constrained, it offers new understandings of the experiences (and inconsistencies) underpinning issues of immigration and asylum.
‘Care Experienced’ people are often denied agency and advocacy in the present. By uncovering histories of care and centring their voices, Kate Gibson writes, we can understand inequalities in the past and challenge them in the future.