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 (with Yulia Ioffe and Teresa Büchsel) (2017) Article 31 of the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees, Legal and Protection Policy Research Series No. 34, UNHCR.
Matthew J Gibney (2017) ‘Denationalization’, in The Oxford Handbook of Citizenship (A Shachar, R Bauboeck, I Bloemraad, & M Vink, editors), pp. 358-383.
Alexander Betts, Naohiko Omata, and Louise Bloom (2017) Thrive or survive? Explaining variation in economic outcomes for refugees, Journal on Migration and Human Security, 5 (4), 716-743.
Dawn Chatty (2017) The duty to be generous (karam): Alternatives to rights-based asylum in the Middle East, Journal of the British Academy, 5, 177-199.
School, sexuality and problematic girlhoods: reframing ‘empowerment’ discourse
Kate Pincock, (2018), Third World Quarterly
How friends become foes: exploring the role of documents in shaping UNHCR’s behaviour
Georgia Cole, (2018), Third World Quarterly
Sticky technologies: Plumpy’nut®, emergency feeding and the viscosity of humanitarian design
Tom Scott-Smith, (2018), Social Studies of Science
Solidarity at work? The prevalence of emergency-driven solidarity in the administrative governance of the Common European Asylum System
Evangelia (Lilian) Tsourdi, (2017), Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law
Beyond Crisis: Rethinking Refugee Studies | RSC Conference 2017
This major RSC Conference took place at Keble College, Oxford on 16-17 March 2017. A highlights video and session podcasts are available online.Find out more
Founded in 1982
Master's course established in 1998
Winner of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2002