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World Refugee Day 2013: Moving beyond trauma, honoring resilience

Contemporary public discourses of “the refugee” conjure images of sprawling, squalid camps, of huddled passengers on flimsy boats, of malnourished bodies and hollow eyes. Everyone knows “the refugee” is dispossessed and disempowered, trapped  in limbo and confined to the margins of the global system of nation-states. But today we are celebrating World Refugee Day, and […]