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.
Commentary: When Hospitality turns into Hostility in Prolonged Forced Migration
Dawn Chatty, (2020), International Migration, 58 (3), 258 - 260
Structures of Protection? Rethinking Refugee Shelter
Tom Scott-Smith and Mark E Breeze (eds), (2020), Forced Migration Series volume 39
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)
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
This year's Summer School has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Founded in 1982
Master's course established in 1998
Winner of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2002