Manchester Calling

The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute

Libya: the forgotten ones

Michaël Neuman spent ten days in Libya with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams working in detention centres for migrants. From his stay, he brings back the following impressions that illustrate the gloomy situation of the people who are held there, for months or...

Joseph’s story

In January, a group of masters students from the Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute presented 18-year-old South Sudanese footballer Joseph Muyang with signed Manchester United gear, provided by the Manchester United Foundation. The following post is written...

The Emotional Burden of Research

After a year and a half of preparing for my fieldwork in Malawi, which consisted of many late nights sat at my computer, reading, writing, re-writing, and drowning in ethics applications, I finally arrived in Lilongwe in April, and am now coming to the end of what has...