Migration, Nationhood and Human Rights

Immigrants land in Greece. Photograph by Myrto Papadopoulos.

Immigrants land in Greece. Photograph by Myrto Papadopoulos.

With today’s polarized politics, people may not agree on the terminology – immigrants? refugees? invaders? – but there’s little doubt that migration is reshaping the world. 
Illustration: Federico Gastaldi
In a post-COVID world, UBC legal research may help illuminate a once-unexamined Canada-US border
Illustration by Gracia Lam
Danny Ramadan, MFA’20, is an award-winning novelist, speaker, and LGBTQ-refugee activist. His debut...
Illustration: Fernando Volken Togni
UBC’s Global Reporting Centre steps away from traditional "parachute journalism" in favour of...
Illustration: DAQ
Global sociologist Jasmin Hristov is uncovering the secretive forces at play behind land...
BETWEEN BORDERS: When one in every 110 people on Earth has been forced to flee, some nations respond with barriers, like “the wall” between the United States and Mexico. Photo: Getty Images, Hector Mata
Syrians are fleeing. Americans are building walls. Indians are battling brain drain. And Hungary is...
The Lee family sitting down for dinner. Albert Lee, Saint Mary’s University, Gorsebrook Research Institute, GRI_134 (1958)
A new exhibit on Chinese immigration and British Columbia highlights belonging, racism, and...
Illustration by Gracia Lam
Doretta Lau, BFA’01, BA’03, splits her time between Vancouver and Hong Kong. Her collection – How...