Workshop 1: Healthcare Mobilities and National Health Systems

Lancaster University, January 10, 2020.

This inaugural workshop brought into dialogue research on migrants’ access to healthcare with the interdisciplinary ‘mobilities paradigm’. How can mobilities research, including mobile methods, help understand access to healthcare among mobile populations?

See the full call for participation, the programme, a blog about the day and a collection of Working Papers from the event.


Doctors within Borders Workshop 1 Poster       Working paper collection cover

Workshop 2: Paradoxes of Healthcare Entitlements in the Covid-19 Pandemic: Crisis Response and Hostile Environments

Online, 17-18 June 2021

This workshop explored the conceptual and methodological challenges of research on healthcare for migrants, refugees and other mobile groups in the pandemic and post-pandemic context.

See the programme, the call for participants, watch the keynote lecture and a specially commissioned poem  by Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan, based on the event.


      Suhaiymah performs her poem

Workshop 3: Healthcare on the Move: Future Directions

Online, 23-24 September 2021

This workshop aimed to set in motion a new research agenda in health and mobilities research, with keynote lecture from Prof. Kate O’Donnell and poetry performance from Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan. It considers emerging trends at the intersections of bordering, healthcare and public health and the possibilities for transcending the inequalities of (im)mobility and access to healthcare.

See the programme, the call for participants, watch the keynote lecture and check out the illustrations by Jack Brougham based on the discussions.