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Professor Alison Phipps

  • Co-Director

Professor of Languages and Intercultural Studies, UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts, University of Glasgow

Alison Phipps is the UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts at the University of Glasgow and Professor of Languages and Intercultural Studies. She is Co-Convener of Glasgow Refugee, Asylum and Migration Network (GRAMNET). She was Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Waikato University, Aotearoa New Zealand 2013-2016, Thinker in Residence at the EU Hawke Centre, University of South Australia in 2016, Visiting Professor at Auckland University of Technology, Visiting Professor at Otago University, NZ and Principal Investigator for AHRC Large Grant ‘Researching Multilingually at the Borders of Language, the body, law and the state’ And now a co- Director of the Global Challenge Research Fund South South Migration Hub. She is an academic, activist and published poet.