Entries by Amy Hill

A study of hospitality in hosting

  We are lucky enough to have had Dr Yasmin Gunaratnam from the Sociology Department of Goldsmiths College in London,  interview fifteen of our volunteers who were hosting guests in 2017/18. This study is a record of those interviews, with an introductory explanation of the political and social environment of the time, and since. The […]

A volunteers experience of opening up their home.

One of our wonderful Volunteers- Anne Wheeler, a host and support worker in Oxford-  has written from the heart about her experience with Sanctuary Hosting. It was at the tail end of 2015 that we first became involved with hosting refugees. Host Oxford, as it was then called, came into being following the Refugees Welcome […]