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Administrative Assistant, Refugee Studies Centre
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.
Alexander Betts et al, (2016), Humanitarian innovation, integration, and the architecture of refugee protection, Chapter in Hsu R and Reinprecht C (eds) Migration and Integration: New Models for Mobility and Coexistence, pp. 111–136.
Alexander Betts, (2016), Global governance and forced migration, Chapter in Triandafyllidou A (ed.) Routledge Handbook of Immigration and Refugee Studies, pp. 312–319.
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)
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
From returnees to citizens? The case of minority repatriations to Bosnia and Herzegovina
Hannes Einsporn, (2016), RSC Working Paper Series, 118
Refugees’ Right to Work and Access to Labor Markets – An Assessment. Part II: Country Cases
Roger Zetter and Héloïse Ruaudel, (2016), KNOMAD Working Paper and Study Series
Call for papers
Beyond Crisis: Rethinking Refugee Studies
RSC Conference, 16-17 March 2017
Legal access to international protection in the EU
Tuesday, 01 November 2016, 1pm to 2pm
Dwelling in an emergency shelter: between geopolitics and everyday life
Wednesday, 02 November 2016, 5pm to 6.30pm
An historical institutionalist approach to the analysis of refugee labour market integration in a market-oriented Sweden
Tuesday, 08 November 2016, 1pm to 2pm
The settlement approach: integrating programming at community level
Wednesday, 09 November 2016, 5pm to 6.30pm
Complicit or emancipatory? Architecture, space and design in humanitarian operations
Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 5pm to 6.30pm
From Fortress Europe to Sanctuary Europe
Podcasts available for this Refugee Week conference with Oxford City of Sanctuary, the national City of Sanctuary movement, and the British Red Cross.
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Founded in 1982
Master's course established in 1998
Winner of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2002