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.
Rethinking transit zones: migrant trajectories and transnational networks in Techno-Borderscapes
Marie Godin and Georgia Donà, (2020), Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
The rhetoric and reality of localisation: refugee-led organisations in humanitarian governance
Kate Pincock et al, (2020), Journal of Development Studies
Combatting or enabling domestic violence? Evaluating the residence rights of migrant victims of domestic violence in Europe
Catherine Briddick, (2020), International and Comparative Law Quarterly
Power and proliferation: Explaining the fragmentation of global migration governance
Lena Kainz and Alexander Betts, (2020), Migration Studies
Cash Transfer Models and Debt in the Kalobeyei Settlement
Olivier Sterck et al, (2020)
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.
Founded in 1982
Master's course established in 1998
Winner of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2002