In this review article in The Conversation, Rachel Rosen comments on the film Rocks drawing on insights from the CCoM study.
The Children Caring on the Move (CCoM) project has come to the end of a busy and fruitful first year. Coinciding with the onset of the covid-19 pandemic, this has also been a challenging time. Our project began in May 2019 and since then we have made significant strides. Detailed in this report is the […]
In this blog Sarah Crafter reflects on discussions amongst the CCoM team about care, covid-19 and young migrants who travel alone. The blog also raises worrying concerns within the media and from the third sector for the number of vulnerable young people going missing, becoming homeless and being disconnected.
In this blog, Kamena Dorling talks about the problems with putting children who have migrated to the UK alone in ‘unregulated accommodation’. Kamena is a consultant on the CCoM project. She is the Head of Policy and Advocacy at Article 39, an organisation that fights for the rights of children living in state and privately-run […]
The CCoM team come from a range of different disciplines and backgrounds as academics, professionals and activists. You can read the short biographies from our team here. Want to find out more about our team members? Read our Who’s Who blog posts to find out more. This blog is about Sarah Crafter, who co-leads the CCoM […]
In this blog Sarah Crafter offers some personal reflections on the the challenges of researching at the point of coronavirus lockdown and how ‘care’ was never more important.
In this blog, Evangelia Prokopiou and Veena Meetoo, members of the research team on Work Package 1, discuss their experience of entering the field and setting up the context for participatory research with our young researchers.
In this blog, Gulli, Mika, Mirfat, Rebin and Zak* (Young Researchers) write about why they are involved in CCoM and some of the emerging themes. It is addressed to different audiences: young asylum seekers, refugees and migrants AND everyone else. It is a blog made up of two conversations.
In this blog, IM and AG, young researchers on the CCoM project, share some reflections on their involvement on the project so far, while having a light supper during our regular training day.
In this blog Sarah Crafter and Sayani Mitra reflect on the news this week that the Government were seeking to scrap a scheme that enables child refugees and asylum seekers to be reunited with family members in the UK.
In this blog Lucy Leon , who is a researcher on Work Package 1, reflects on undertaking training workshops with young migrant researchers.
Expressions of interest (EOI) invited from non-presenting participants in international symposium “Children on the move: Unsettling narratives of care, childhood, and the migration ‘crisis’” 13th March 2020, University College London (UK)
In this blog, Sarah Crafter reflects on the National Children’s Bureau’s Manifesto for a Better Childhood and asks, whose childhood are we talking about?
Expressions of interest (EOI) invited for participation in: Children on the move: Unsettling narratives of care, childhood, and the migration ‘crisis’ 13th March 2020, University College London (UK)
In this blog, Rachel Rosen discusses the importance of reflecting on terminology, concepts, and starting points in research on the care of and by separated child migrants.
In this blog (Thinking through long-standing and emerging issues in the care of separated child migrants), Sarah Crafter reflects on some of the key discussions raised in the project’s first Advisory Group meeting. These discussions focus on some of the long-standing and emerging issues for the care of separated child migrants.
Today marks the launch of our project website for Children Caring on the Move (CCoM). In this blog, Sarah Crafter talks about why we should be interested in children’s care of each other when they migrate without kin.
Rosen, Rachel, S. Crafter, and V. Meetoo. 2019. “An absent presence: Separated child migrants’ caring practices and the fortified neoliberal state.” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies online first.
Rosen, Rachel, and Sarah Crafter. 2018. “Media representations of separated child migrants: From Dubs to doubt.” Migration and Society 1 (1):66-81.