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Cathryn Costello, (2015), The Human Rights of Migrants and Refugees in European Law, Oxford University Press.
Alexander Betts et al, (2016), Humanitarian innovation, integration, and the architecture of refugee protection, Chapter in Hsu R and Reinprecht C (eds) Migration and Integration: New Models for Mobility and Coexistence, pp. 111-136.
Alexander Betts, (2016), Global governance and forced migration, Chapter in Triandafyllidou A (ed.) Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies, pp. 312-319.
Cathryn Costello and Minos Mouzourakis, (2016), EU Law and the detainability of asylum-seekers, Refugee Survey Quarterly, 35 (1), 47–73.
Humanitarian neophilia: the ‘innovation turn’ and its implications
Tom Scott-Smith, (2016), Third World Quarterly
Refugee voices: exploring the border zones between states and state bureaucracies
Dawn Chatty, (2016), Refuge, 32 (1), 3 - 6
Home-making during protracted exile: diverse responses of refugee families in the face of remigration
Naohiko Omata, (2016), Transnational Social Review
Military actors and humanitarian innovation: questions, risks and opportunities
Josiah Kaplan and Evan Easton-Calabria, (2016), Humanitarian Exchange, 26 - 30
(Loan) cycles of innovation: researching refugee-run micro-finance
Robert Hakiza and Evan Easton-Calabria, (2016), Humanitarian Exchange, 38 - 40
Humanitarian dilemmas in a mobile world
Tom Scott-Smith, (2016), Journal of Refugee Studies
Human mobility as a resource in conflict: the case of Syria
Diana Ihring, (2016), RSC Working Paper Series, 115
Celebrating Professor Guy S Goodwin-Gill
Podcasts from a special symposium celebrating the scholarship of Professor Guy S Goodwin-Gill are now available.
Refugee repatriation on the move: hopes and fears from the voices of the returning refugees
Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 1pm to 2pm
People on the move in an era of climate change: obstacles and opportunities
Wednesday, 01 June 2016, 12.30pm to 2pm
‘Food is the best medicine’: displacement, return and food (in)security in the Horn of Africa
Wednesday, 01 June 2016, 5pm to 6.30pm
Investigating the role of policies in refugees' integration: potential and challenges of a qualitative comparative analysis approach
Tuesday, 07 June 2016, 1pm to 2pm
Imagining the refugee camp: are camps good for families?
Wednesday, 08 June 2016, 5pm to 6.30pm
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Founded in 1982
Master's course established in 1998
Winner of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2002