Charles Simpson and Refugees In Towns project highlighted in article on interdisciplinary approach to refugee crises

January 2020

On January 24, 2020 Anna Stjernquist published an article about how universities in Boston have merged disciplines to help address refugee crises. The article highlights Charles Simpson‘s perspective on the Refugee In Towns Project and how the project is an effort to understand refugee integration and to mobilize local researchers. Charles notes that it is important to bridge disciplines when addressing refugee issues saying, “We need an appreciation that a lot of these problems are not resolvable through technological fixes alone. We need to recognize underlying social problems aren’t just an easy thing to remedy with an app, or some innovation without accompanying social interventions.”

To read the article, click here.

Learn more about the Refugees In Tows project here.

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