The power of a warm welcome

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Release date: 9/2/2017


Migration expert Professor Uma Kothari argues we need to forge a humanitarian response to refugees amid negative media imagery

Media contributions

TitleThe power of a warm welcome
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletUp Close podcast
Media typeRadio
DescriptionAre refugees fleeing persecution today generally seen as people who need help, or problems to be pushed away?
Migration and refugee researcher Professor Uma Kothari discusses how media representations of asylum seekers influence our attention and response to the plight of individuals and groups fleeing their countries in search of safety.
Producer/AuthorUniversity of Melbourne
PersonsUma Kothari