Ducking and Diving

November 8, 2019

The Everyday, "that slipperiest of conceptual eels"

November 3, 2019

How to: Build Peace using the places imbued with Memories of Violence

September 11, 2019

Manipulated or Reinterpreted Memories of Violence Complicate Peace Processes

August 17, 2019

Currency Created by Looking and Seeing

August 13, 2019

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November 8, 2019

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To 'duck and dive' is to use one's cleverness or resourcefulness to avoid or address problems or obstacles. A term that resonates when considering the perpetual challenges of 'social cohesion' in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Despite a celebrated re-con...

November 3, 2019

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Uniform November's interest in addressing everyday places with associated memories of violence, might at first ostensibly orientate this peacebuilding research as an attempt to engage the city’s legacy of violence from a ‘bottom-up’[1] or ‘hybridist’[2]...

September 11, 2019

After years of research and testing Uniform November has designed an approach to these buildings. An approach that acknowledges the memories of violence whilst promoting social cohesion within divided, post-conflict communities. An approach that begins with a formula w...

August 17, 2019

On 1 June 2017, 85 women and children were killed by ISIL sniper fire as they tried to escape the conflict. The bodies lay in a heap, dead or dying as ISIL pinned them down by firing from the top floor or roof of the local hospital building.

The impact of this factory w...

August 13, 2019

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My task was to look for, and to see the challenges of a return from displacement, a relatively common practice, which many of my fellow peacebuilding professionals and I sometimes take for granted.

“To look is to draw attention to something. In ev...

July 25, 2019

 "ORANG LAUT, literally men of the sea, or sea people. This is the most frequent name given by the Malays to the rude class of their own nation whose permanent dwelling is their boats, without any fixed habitation on shore". This is an article about  my work as a...

June 25, 2019

Image by IOM staff: FMH with Two Yazidi head-men from an unofficial camp , Iraq.  

The displaced built their own places to escape and live. Now, many don’t want to leave…

Place,’ therefore, is a critical aspect of migration and social cohesion that requir...

June 18, 2019

Image: A row of life boats in South East Asia by FMH

Where is the ‘Place’ in AVRR - AVRR stands for assisted voluntary return and reintegration of migrants. A service that begins when migrants wish to return to their country origin. International organisations situated...

June 18, 2019

Image: Mosul Church used for imprisonment and torture 2014-2017 by FMH

Frazer is presenting his work in Iraq at the Symposium: An Unsettled status? Migration in a turbulent age

The Wales Institute of Social and Economic Research, Aberystwyth University.

2nd July 2019


May 27, 2019

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Aristotle explains, "place is as requisite as the air we breathe, the ground on which we stand, the bodies we have. We are surrounded by places. We walk over and through them. We live in places, relate to others in them, die in them. Nothing we do...

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F.M.H..... MLitt Peace & Conflict, Msc Architectural Conservation BA (Hons) Int. Architecture; MCSD, PgC TLHE

F.M.H is a Post-conflict, consultant - Specializing in Social Cohesion, DDR, Memorialization, Architectural Conservation, Housing Land and Property (HLP) issues.

Currently: Working with the United Nation’s International Organisation for Migration in Iraq, Psychosocial Support and Social Cohesion Unit

Past work: Africa, South East Asia, Israel & EU

Past IOM Work: Iraq Transition and Recovery

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Office: UK, Scotland
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