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.
Building Refugee Economies: An evaluation of the IKEA Foundation’s programmes in Dollo Ado
Alexander Betts et al, (2020)
Palestine at the UN: the PLO and UNRWA in the 1970s
Anne Irfan, (2020), Journal of Palestine Studies, 49(2), 26 - 47
On an Empty Stomach: Two Hundred Years of Hunger Relief
Tom Scott-Smith, (2020)
Old concepts making new history: refugee self-reliance, livelihoods and the ‘refugee entrepreneur’
Claudia Skran and Evan Easton-Calabria , (2020), Journal of Refugee Studies, 33(1), 1 - 21
Rethinking Refugee Self-Reliance
Evan Easton-Calabria and Claudia Skran, (2020), Journal of Refugee Studies, 33(1), 1 - 298
Visit our new section on COVID-19 resources, with a blog by RSC researchers, plus links to articles about the impact of the pandemic on forced migrants by both RSC researchers and others.
International Summer School in Forced Migration 2020 cancelled
The Committee for the RSC’s International Summer School in Forced Migration 2020 has made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s event, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wednesday, 27 May 2020, 5pm to 6.30pm
Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 5pm to 6.30pm
Founded in 1982
Master's course established in 1998
Winner of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2002