Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937-1948
by Madeleine Albright
City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World's Largest Refugee Camp
by Ben Rawlence
The New Threat from Islamic Militancy
by Jason Burke
Not in God's Name: Confronting Religious Violence
by Jonathan Sacks
Little Bee: A Novel
by Chris Cleave
One out of every 122 people in the world today is displaced by conflict. David Miliband, president of the IRC, chooses five books to help us think constructively about refugees and the causes of the current crisis.
To understand what makes integration fail or succeed we need to know why migrants moved in the first place, says Shahram Khosravi, Professor of Social Anthropology at Stockholm University and author of Young and Defiant in Tehran and ‘Illegal’ Traveller.
From 2001 to 2003, Cassie Knight lived and worked in Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of Congo, managing a humanitarian aid program after the 1999 civil war. Here, she recommends books on aid work, and its realities as well as inspiring books about it.
Lecturer in international conflict says the idea that it is right and legitimate for states to intervene in others’ affairs is a very dangerous trend, especially in the name of humanitarianism