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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.
Cathryn Costello and Minos Mouzourakis, (2016), EU Law and the detainability of asylum-seekers, Refugee Survey Quarterly, 35 (1), 47–73.
Non-refoulement as custom and jus cogens? Putting the prohibition to the test
Cathryn Costello and Michelle Foster, (2016), Netherlands Yearbook of International Law, 46, 273 - 327
Performing the human: refugees, the body, and the politics of universalism
Moe Suzuki, (2016), RSC Working Paper Series, 117
Micro-finance in refugee contexts: current scholarship and research gaps
Evan Easton-Calabria and Naohiko Omata, (2016), RSC Working Paper Series, 116
Victoire in Kigali, or: why Rwandan elections are not won transnationally
Will Jones, (2016), Journal of Eastern African Studies, 10 (2), 343 - 365
Humanitarian dilemmas in a mobile world
Tom Scott-Smith, (2016), Refugee Survey Quarterly
The Syrian Humanitarian Disaster: Disparities in Perceptions, Aspirations, and Behaviour in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey
Dawn Chatty, (2016), IDS Bulletin, 47 (3), 19 - 33
Humanitarian neophilia: the ‘innovation turn’ and its implications
Tom Scott-Smith, (2016), Third World Quarterly
From Fortress Europe to Sanctuary Europe
A conference for Refugee Week held at the RSC on 18-19 June, with Oxford City of Sanctuary, the national City of Sanctuary movement, and the British Red Cross. PODCASTS AVAILABLE.
Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture 2016: Patrick Kingsley
Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 5pm to 6.30pm
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Founded in 1982
Master's course established in 1998
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