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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28 Mar, 2022
'The Ukraine crisis is a rare chance for Europe to create refugee policies fit for the twenty-first century'. Alexander Betts writes for Foreign Policy
11 Mar, 2022
'How many Ukrainian refugees can Europe receive?'. Alexander Betts particpates in discussion for Aljazeera's Inside Story
10 Mar, 2022
'Ukraine: the UK is failing to meet its obligations under the 1951 Refugee Convention'. Catherine Briddick writes for the Conversation
10 Mar, 2022
'The Bottom Line: Changing China'. Xiaolan Fu took part in a BBC discussion hosted by Evan Davis
18 Feb, 2022
'Waste Beyond Management: Understanding the Waste Crisis at the Intersection of The Human and Non-Human Worlds'. Aparna Agarwal writes for Environmental History Now
21 Jan, 2022
'The Forum - Copper: from mining to microprocessors'. Nikita Sud takes part in BBC World Service panel
10 Dec, 2021
'The art of diplomacy gets a tech makeover, looking beyond coffee and corridors to a post-pandemic world'. Corneliu Bjola is interviewed in an article for Microsoft news
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