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
Alexander Betts, Louise Bloom, Josiah Kaplan, and Naohiko Omata (2016), Refugee Economies: Forced Displacement and Development, Oxford University Press.
Alexander Betts and Will Jones, (2016), Mobilising the Diaspora: How Refugees Challenge Authoritarianism, Cambridge University Press.
Cathryn Costello, (2015), The Human Rights of Migrants and Refugees in European Law, Oxford University Press.
Tom Scott-Smith, (2016), Humanitarian dilemmas in a mobile world, Refugee Survey Quarterly, 35 (2), 1–21.
Refugee Economies: Forced Displacement and Development
Alexander Betts, Louise Bloom, Josiah Kaplan, and Naohiko Omata, (2016)
Refugee economies in Kenya: preliminary study in Nairobi and Kakuma camp
Naohiko Omata, (2016), RSC Working Paper Series, 120
Research in Brief: Informal versus Formal Infrastructure: Energy and water systems in the Kakuma refugee camps, Kenya
Cory Rodgers and Louise Bloom, (2016), Research in Brief 5
The ‘humanitarian smuggling’ of refugees: criminal offence or moral obligation?
Rachel Landry, (2016), RSC Working Paper Series, 119
The Transnational Middle East: People, Places, Borders
Leïla Vignal (editor), (2016)
Sustainable cities: internal migration, jobs and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
Paula Lucci, Dina Mansour-Ille, Evan Easton-Calabria and Clare Cummings, (2016)
Seasonal workers and intra-corporate transferees in EU law: capital’s handmaidens?
Cathryn Costello and Mark Freedland, (2016), Temporary Labour Migration in the Global Era: The Regulatory Challenges
International Summer School in Forced Migration, 2-14 July 2017, Oxford
Palestine Refugees and International Law, 10-11 March 2017, Amman, Jordan
Nationality and Statelessness in the International Law of Refugee Status
Thursday, 26 January 2017, 12.30pm to 2pm
Palestine Refugees and International Law
Friday, 10 March 2017 to Saturday, 11 March 2017
Beyond Crisis: Rethinking Refugee Studies
Thursday, 16 March 2017 to Friday, 17 March 2017
International Summer School in Forced Migration
Sunday, 02 July 2017 to Friday, 14 July 2017
From Fortress Europe to Sanctuary Europe
Podcasts are available for this Refugee Week conference with Oxford City of Sanctuary, the national City of Sanctuary movement, and the British Red Cross.
Founded in 1982
Master's course established in 1998
Winner of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2002