The power of a warm welcome

Press/Media: Blogs and social media


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

Period9 Feb 2017

Media contributions


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

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Global inequalities
  • Global Development Institute


  • refugees
  • migration
  • media