We are back with a new CMR Podcast episode!

Our fifth episode features Parisa Saghafian, a recent graduate student from the University of St. Andrews in the Erasmus Mundus Masters of Crossways in Cultural Narratives. Parisa reflects on the life of Behrouz Boochani and his memoir “No Friends but the Mountains”, exploring his Kurdish and refugee identity.

Bibliography used for the podcast:

Boochani, Behrooz `No friends but the mountains: Writing from Manus prison` translated by Omid Tofighian, pub by Picador Publications, 2018.

Burnett, Karl `Feeling like an outsider: a case study of refugee identity in the Czech Republic`, Research Paper No. 251 in New issues in refugee research, UNHCR, 2013.

Ek, Richard. `Giorgio Agamban and the spatiality of the camp: an introduction`. pub by Human Geography. Dec 2006.

Gould, Ruby, J `Placing the Stateless Refugee: a philosophy of statelessness, nationality, and rights`. pub by Bucknell University Press, 2019

Knudsen, Ar J. ‘Humanity: An International Journal of Human Rights, Humanitarianism, and Development`, pub by University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016

Service provider reports `Eroding our identity as a generous nation: Community views on Australia’s treatment of people seeking asylum`. pub by Refugee Council of Australia, Dec 2015.