Visiting Fellows

Dr Benjamin Thomas White

Dr White teaches history at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, where he is also a member of the Glasgow Refugee, Asylum, and Migration Network (GRAMNet). He is the 2017 Visiting Fellow at the European Union Centre on Shared Complex Challenges at the University of Melbourne. A Middle East historian by background, he now teaches the history of refugees in the world since the nineteenth century and is researching the history of the refugee camp.

Public events

Public seminar, "Grudging Rescue: the history of humanitarian evacuations". Register here.


Tuesday 22 August, 6:00-7:30pm

Arts West, room 553 - North wing, University of Melbourne, Parkville campus

Public lecture, "Refugees in Syria, Syrian refugees: then and now".  Register here.


Thursday 24 August, 6:00-7:00pm

Arts West, room 353, Interactive Cinema Space, University of Melbourne, Parkville campus