This page will be updated with all publications related to the Security on the Move research project. These include research briefs, a full project report, as well as information about peer-reviewed academic publications.

May 2019 – The project’s first peer-reviewed output has been accepted for publication in Political Geography. Entitled  ‘War and City-making in Somalia: Property, Power and Disposable Lives’ this article is forthcoming (2019). More details regarding the open-access version to follow.


March 2019 – research brief papers outlining key project findings in Baidoa, Bosaaso, Hargeisa and Mogadishu. These relate to the Security on the Move project’s focus on displacement, urbanisation and the experiences of in-migrants in the four cities:

SOTM Research Brief BAIDOA

SOTM Research Brief BOSAASO

SOTM Research Brief HARGEISA


Somali versions of the 4 city research briefs:

Research brief BAIDOA SOM

Research brief BOSAASO SOM

Research brief HARGEISA SOM

Research brief MOGADISHU SOM