Publications & AUDIO
Our case reports and webinars featuring the report writers can be found below. More case reports and documents analyzing multiple cases' findings are pending.
Webinar: Integration in developing cities - Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, Delhi
This webinar recording shares findings from three Refugees in Towns cases exploring local experiences with integration in developing cities: Cape Town, Dar es Salaam, and Delhi. The webinar features local researchers from each city, and explores how migrant and host communities have experienced and adapted to integration.
Webinar: Integration on the Balkans route from Istanbul to Belgrade to Hamburg
This webinar recording shares the findings from three Refugees in Towns cases exploring local experiences with integration in three cities along the Balkans migrant route: Istanbul as a source city, Belgrade as a transit city, and Hamburg as a destination city. The webinar features local researchers from each city, and discusses their experiences with localized and participant research.
CASE REport: Belgrade, Serbia
The Belgrade case study explores the relationship between the European migrant crisis and political movements in Serbia. It looks at the role of Belgrade as a transit hub for waves of forced migrants, and at the effects of policies to manage migration flows (e.g. counter-smuggling, transit center shut-downs, and restrictions on humanitarian agencies) on the lived experiences of migrants, Serbians, and aid workers who live, work, and pass through the city.
CASE Report: Cape town, South Africa
This report focuses on the educational integration of 15-20-year-old first-generation immigrant pupils in four different schools of Cape Town, and their difficulties with permits, language and cultural barriers, and views of prejudice toward them. The report offers some recommendations that to improve the integration of these children in the schools of Cape Town.
CASE Report: Dar es salaam, Tanzania
This report examines the vulnerabilities of urban refugees, and the difficulties they encounter in accessing basic services in the city. It considers their integration with the Tanzanian urban poor who they live side by side in the informal settlements of the city. It also considers what is next for Tanzania in the wake of a growing displacement crisis in the Central and East African regions, and considers recommendations that could be enacted to improve the lives of the urban refugees of Dar es Salaam.
CASE Report: Delhi, India
Food, when unavailable, is a human security concern―from famine and food riots at the community level, to malnutrition, stunted growth, and deficiency diseases at the individual level. When available, food can be an emotional experience, a community identity, or an economic industry. Refugees in Delhi, India are bridging these two aspects of food when they cook dishes from their hometowns and sell it as a livelihood strategy.
CASE REPORT: Sultanbeyli, Istanbul, Turkey
Turkey has experienced the biggest influx of Syrians, almost 3 million refugees, since 2011. Different than many refugee-receiving countries where refugees are placed in camps upon their arrival, in Turkey, more than 90% of all refugees live in cities. This report looks at social capital as a resource for integration.