MA Student Publications

A selection of publications from graduates of the University of London’s MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies (by distance learning), based on their dissertation research undertaken as part of the MA programme.


Building Career Pathways for Resettled Refugees in the United States
Katherine Neginskiy, September 2022 

The EU Screening Regulation Proposal and the Right to Asylum - Cementing Fortress Europe?
Susanne Dräger, September 2022 

Dignity in Repatriation: What does it mean for UNHCR?
Rose Bewick, August 2022 

Showing its Age: The 1951 Convention and the Right to Work - the Example of Ethiopia
Diana Alberghini, July 2022 

Survival Migration: A Study of Central American Transwomen’s Decision to Flee
Cristina de Nicolás Izquierdo, February 2022 

Menstrual Hygiene Management in the Refugee Context: Learning from Piloted Interventions in East Africa
Emma Wynne, January 2022 

International Evacuations of Refugees and Impact on Protection Spaces: Case Study of UNHCR Evacuation Programme in Libya
Pietro Scarpa, June 2021

Countering the Politics of Fear - Reframing Threat Narratives about Refugees in Hungary
Judit Eszter Demjén, June 2021

From Integration to Belonging? Exploring the Trajectory of Integration for Short-term Settled Refugee Women in Berlin
Frankie McDermott Reid, June 2021

Women Who Dare: Exploring experiences of participation among Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh
María Celeste Sanchez Bean, March 2021

The response of the European Union to human mobility in the context of climate change
Chiara Liguori, March 2021

The breathing space or impact of temporary protection on integration from the perspective of refugees
Yevgeniya Averhed, December 2020

Caring for unaccompanied minors in transit in Serbia
Carole Serviere, November 2020

LGBTI Refugee Protection in a Culture of Disbelief: The impact of integration
Katrina Struthers, October 2020

Obstacles and Catalysts of Integrating Young North Korean Defectors in South Korea
Thomas Lyman, October 2020

In-between Lives: Attending to age-position in adolescent refugees’ experiences of forced migration in the Horn of Africa
Caitlin Phillips, September 2020

(Un)holy alliances: The UK’s hostile environment in faith-based spaces, and its implications for refugee protection
Mary Atkinson, September 2020

Access to formal employment and mobility: Colombian and Venezuelan forced migrants in Ecuador
María Gabriela Malo, February 2020

Improving empathy: is virtual reality an effective approach to educating about refugees?
Diana Alberghini, January 2020

‘We ate bread and salt together’: communal cooking and eating as a model for developing trust between hosts and asylum seekers in London, UK
Lucia Chaplin, October 2019

Beyond limbo, building lives: Livelihood strategies of refugees and asylum seekers in Java, Indonesia
Gemima Harvey, July 2019

Challenges in transitioning recognised refugees away from humanitarian assistance in Greece
Ben Mascall, August 2018

Is there a safe haven? Experiences of female Ezidi refugees in Fidanlık refugee camp
Faika Deniz Pasha, August 2018