In the Media

ODID academics are frequently called on by the media for comment and analysis on topical issues, drawing on their specialist knowledge to bring depth and objectivity to current debates.

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01 Dec, 2021
‘"Smart" borders and the surveillance of refugees'. Emre Eren Korkmaz writes for Red Pepper
26 Nov, 2021
'This was a predictable and entirely avoidable tragedy'. Alexander Betts comments on the English Channel tragedy on Amanpour
26 Nov, 2021
'The UK needs to be serious about its commitment to provide asylum to desperate vulnerable people'. Alexander Betts comments on the English Channel tragedy for BBC World News
04 Oct, 2021
'Conversations'. In an interview with Shamel Azmeh for his podcast series, Professor Diego Sánchez-Ancochea discussed COVID-19 and inequality, trends in inequality, and his latest book on the costs of inequality in Latin America
21 Sep, 2021
'The Global North Is Closing Its Doors to Migration'. Professor Matthew Gibney writes for World Politics Review on the measures taken by states in the Global North to prevent the arrival of unwanted asylum seekers and other migrants
13 Sep, 2021
'In the Master’s Office black people step into the past'. Columnist Jonny Steinberg writes for Business Day about the findings of a recent article by Maxim Bolt
28 Jul, 2021
'Crony globalization: How political cronies captured trade liberalization in Morocco'. Adeel Malik writes for the Brookings Institute
24 Jun, 2021
'The United States Can Afford More Refugees'. Alexander Betts draws on the experience of three African countries to suggest lessons for the US
12 May, 2021
'Refugee-Run Organizations Deserve More Money'. Alexander Betts quoted in Foreign Policy article
11 May, 2021
'OPINION: LGBT+ refugees should be resettled with their chosen families'. DPhils Sam Ritholtz and Rebecca Buxton write for Thomson Reuters Foundation News