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.
Naohiko Omata (2017) Unwelcome participation, undesirable agency? Paradoxes of de-politicisation in a refugee camp, Refugee Survey Quarterly, 36 (1), 108-131.
Georgia Cole (2017) Beyond labelling: rethinking the role and value of the refugee ‘label’ through semiotics, Journal of Refugee Studies.
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.
Research in Brief: Refugee Self-Reliance: Moving Beyond the Marketplace
Evan Easton-Calabria et al, (2017), Research in Brief 7
Gender, violence, and deportation: Angola’s forced return of Congolese migrant workers
Alexander Betts, (2017), Gender, Violence, Refugees
‘Faithing’ gender and responses to violence in refugee communities:insights from the Sahrawi refugee camps and the Democratic Republic of Congo
Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Chloé Lewis and Georgia Cole, (2017), Gender, Violence, Refugees
Researching forced migration: critical reflections on research ethics during fieldwork
Ulrike Krause, (2017), RSC Working Paper Series, 123
Livelihoods in displacement: from refugee perspectives to aid agency response
Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 5pm to 6.30pm
Just bureaucracy? An ethnography of the unification of the registration of refugees in Kenya by the Government of Kenya and UNHCR
Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 1pm to 2pm
Borders, boxes and disciplinary boundaries: the delineation of forced migration in research and practice
Wednesday, 01 November 2017, 5pm to 6.30pm
Beyond Crisis: Rethinking Refugee Studies
The RSC Conference 2017 took place at Keble College, Oxford on 16-17 March. Highlights video and session podcasts now available.
Read the RSC Newsletter for 2016-2017
Founded in 1982
Master's course established in 1998
Winner of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2002