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
The Oxford Department of International Development seeks applications for a one-year, full-time Departmental Lecturership in the Politics of Forced Migration.
Innovation spaces: transforming humanitarian practice in the United Nations
Louise Bloom and Romy Faulkner, (2015), RSC Working Paper Series, 107
Protection in Crisis: Forced Migration and Protection in a Global Era
Roger Zetter, (2015)
Book Review Symposium on "Survival Migration: Failed Governance and the Crisis of Displacement"
Alexander Betts, (2015), European Political Science, 14 (1), 59 - 73
Smuggled migrant or migrant smuggler: erosion of sea-borne asylum seekers’ access to refugee protection in Canada
Chelsea Bin Han, (2015), RSC Working Paper Series, 106
Beware states piercing holes into citizenship
Matthew Gibney (Audrey Macklin & Rainer Baubock, editors), (2015), The Return of Banishment: Do the New Denationalisation Policies Weaken Citizenship?
‘We Need to Talk about Dublin’: responsibility under the Dublin System as a blockage to asylum burden-sharing in the European Union
Minos Mouzourakis, (2014), RSC Working Paper Series, 105
Call for Papers
#HIP2015: Facilitating Innovation: The 2015 Humanitarian Innovation Conference, being held in partnership with the World Humanitarian Summit, will be held in Oxford on 17-18 July. Call for papers deadline: 31 March 2015.
Understanding global refugee policy: the case of naturalization in Tanzania
Wednesday, 29 April 2015, 5pm to 6.30pm
Better late than never? The evolution and implementation of UNHCR's urban refugee policy
Wednesday, 06 May 2015, 5pm to 6.30pm
Ethnographic understandings of global refugee policy: looking at policy in practice
Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 5pm to 6.30pm
UNHCR’s protection guidelines: what role for external voices?
Wednesday, 20 May 2015, 5pm to 6.30pm
Global policy for IDPs: a parallel process?
Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 5pm to 6.30pm
Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture
Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 5pm to 6.30pm
International Summer School in Forced Migration
Monday, 06 July 2015 to Friday, 24 July 2015
Founded in 1982
Master's course established in 1998
Winner of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2002