"Being perceived as local [researchers] we experience being the victims of the misuse of the term 'localisation.'Localisation is being used to legitimise the research being done under unequal power dynamics. We need to ask : who is driving the research agenda in the field of Education in Emergencies. The question is not how to localise the data collection process but the whole research Agenda," Dr. Maha Shuayb, The Geneva Global Hub for Education in Emergencies.
The important question on research partnerships and agenda-setting and the challenges of sustaining a research network in the age of protracted displacement can make it challenging for academics to do reciprocal and impactful research..