Michelle Bellino presents on “The right to information” in Kakuma Refugee Camp, in the International Symposium on Democracy, Global Citizenship and Transformative Education: New Perspectives to Understand, Engage and Act Together, organized by the UNESCO Chair in DCMÉT.
Michelle Bellino y Marcela Ortiz participan del Seminario Educando sobre el Holocausto y los genocidios en América Latina, organizado por la UNESCO. Se puede ver su charla aquí. Se puede leer una entrevista sobre la importancia de la educación en los procesos de reconciliación aquí.
Following the removal of American troops from Afghanistan, Michelle Bellino participates in The Afghan Refugees and Displaced People Teach-Out, featured on Coursera. She discusses the ways that education, migration, and displacement are linked, with implications for individuals and systems.
Michelle Bellino and Julia Paulson present on truth commissions’ call to “teach the truth” about violent pasts. Rodeemos el diálogo (Embrace dialogue), Bogotá, Colombia. March 2021.
Bellino, M.J. (2019, June 26).
How a pilot project in Kenya helps refugees go to university.
The Conversation- Africa.
Barnard College’s Forum on Migration
Michelle presents on “youth aspirations in exile” in the Forum on Migration, hosted by Barnard College. Watch the video here.
Bellino, M.J. (2019).
Letting go and holding on: Documenting hope in postwar Guatemala.
Bellino, M.J. & Hure, M. (2018).
Pursuing higher education in exile: A pilot partnership in Kakuma Refugee Camp. Childhood Education, 94, 5, pp. 46-51.
Bellino, M.J. (2018).
Beyond the travel ban: Refugee educational prospects in the era of Trump. Rethinking Schools, 32, 3, pp. 50-52.
“Learning environments for reunion, reconciliation, and peace,” Bogotá, Colombia
Michelle speaks with educators and policymakers about the challenges and possibilities for historical justice in the aftermath of Colombia’s armed conflict.
Read more and watch the video here.
Pedagogy, Memory and Violence, Bogotá, Colombia
Michelle joins the International Forum on Pedagogy, Memory and Violence, hosted by the Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
Watch her complete talk here .
Michelle presenta en el Foro internacional sobre pedagogía, memoria y violencia, organizado por la Universidad Nacional de Colombia.
Mira su charla completa (en español) aquí.
Advancing access to education for refugees, New Tactics in Human Rights Michelle reflects on securing the right to education for growing refugee populations, considering barriers to access, quality, and inclusion.
This conversation, hosted by New Tactics in Human Rights, is archived here.
American University’s Global Education Forum
Michelle participates in American University ‘s Global Education Forum. Considering pressing global challenges, Michelle reflects on how conflict and injustice shape youth transitions.
Read more and watch the video here.
Sustainability and community-based schools in Afghanistan, JEiE “Behind the Pages” Podcast
This episode of the Journal on Education in Emergencies’ (JEiE) “Behind the pages” podcast explores conceptions of sustainability in the practice and policy of Afghanistan’s community-based schools.
Listen here, and access the full text article here.
Michelle reflects on her article, “The risks we are willing to take,” featured in Harvard Educational Review. Contrasting approaches to history education in postwar Guatemala reveals insights about youth civic development for historically oppressed groups.
Read her post here, and access the featured article here.
An Educational Resource Developed By, For, and With Youth in Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya.
African Studies Center Magazine–Alliances 2017.
Learn about Michelle Bellino’s research, covered in The University Record. June 25, 2018.
Learn more about the project by visiting the official website at kakumayouth.com.
March Reading Guide
This reading guide was designed to support university-level discussions about March (Book One), for a September 2017 visit to the University of Michigan by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell.
The guide is free and publicly accessible here.
Conflict sensitive education and youth citizenship, INEE
Michelle joins the International Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) to discuss how conflict-sensitive education can encourage youth community and civic participation.
Read the discussion here.