The Refugee Studies Centre (RSC) was founded in 1982 and is part of the Oxford Department of International Development. Our mission is to build knowledge and understanding of forced migration in order to help improve the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable people.Find out more
Cathryn Costello and Minos Mouzourakis, (2016), EU Law and the detainability of asylum-seekers, Refugee Survey Quarterly, 35 (1), 47–73.
Cathryn Costello, (2016), The search of the outer edges of non-refoulement in Europe: exceptionality and flagrant breaches, Chapter in Burson B & Cantor DJ (eds), Human Rights and the Refugee Definition: Comparative Legal Practice and Theory, pp. 180–209.
Cathryn Costello, (2015), The Human Rights of Migrants and Refugees in European Law, Oxford University Press.
Alexander Betts, (2015), The normative terrain of the global refugee regime, Ethics & International Affairs, 29 (4).
Tom Scott-Smith, (2015), Beyond the 'raw' and the 'cooked': a history of fortified blended foods, Disasters, 39 (2), s244–s260.
Home-making during protracted exile: diverse responses of refugee families in the face of remigration
Naohiko Omata, (2016), Transnational Social Review, DOI: 10.1080/21931674.2016.1175145
Human mobility as a resource in conflict: the case of Syria
Diana Ihring, (2016), RSC Working Paper Series, 115
Book Review: Governing Refugees: Justice, Order and Legal Pluralism
Naohiko Omata, (2016), Social & Legal Studies, 25 (2), 253 - 256
The role of the special advocate as an alternative to non-disclosure: examining and looking beyond the balancing act
Ella Gunn, (2016), RSC Working Paper Series, 114
EU Law and the detainability of asylum-seekers
Cathryn Costello and Minos Mouzourakis, (2016), Refugee Survey Quarterly, 35 (1), 47 - 73
Innovation spaces: lessons from the United Nations
Louise Bloom and Romily Faulkner, (2016), Third World Quarterly, DOI: 10.1080/01436597.2015.1135730
RSC short courses
Applications are open for the International Summer School in Forced Migration, taking place on 4-22 July 2016 in Oxford
Geographies of displacement in the Syrian conflict
Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 1pm to 2pm
Camps as containment: a genealogy of the refugee camp
Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 5pm to 6.30pm
Protection, surrogacy and defining refugees
Thursday, 12 May 2016, 5pm to 7pm
Debate: Tradable refugee-admission quotas, matching, and EU asylum policy
Tuesday, 24 May 2016, 1pm to 2pm
Imagining the refugee camp: are camps good for families?
Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 5pm to 6.30pm
Recognition of migrant education on the Thai-Burma border: a rights perspective
Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 1pm to 2pm
Founded in 1982
Master's course established in 1998
Winner of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2002