The stories of Afghans themselves are frequently overlooked in reporting on the country, reflecting a long history of Western engagement. Elisabeth Leake explores the past and future of Afghan nationhood and citizenship, forged by intellectuals, combatants and refugees alike.
Tag: refugee history
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.
The deplorable conditions and refugee protests at Napier barracks in Kent are not without precedent. Becky Taylor traces the twentieth-century history of ‘squalid’ military camps in Britain, and refugees’ acts of resistance .