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Gilles Carbonnier is Professor of Development Economics at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. He is Director of Studies of the Graduate Institute, and further serves as President of the Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action, and Vice-President of the European Association of Development Institutes. His teaching and research focuses on illicit financial flows, terrorism and disaster economics, as well as on the political economy of armed conflict and humanitarianism. He has over 20 years of experience in the field of humanitarian action (ICRC and MSF) and international trade (GATT/WTO). His latest book is Humanitarian Economics: War, Disaster and the Global Aid Market (Hurst & OUP, 2016).

Chair: Guy S Goodwin-Gill (Emeritus Fellow of All Souls College, Emeritus Professor of International Refugee Law, and Founding Editor of the International Journal of Refugee Law.

Discussant: Alexander Betts (Professor of Forced Migration and International Affairs, Director of the Refugee Studies Centre)

Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture

The Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture is named in honour of Dr Barbara Harrell-Bond, the founding Director of the Refugee Studies Centre. It is held each year in Michaelmas term.

Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture

The Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture is held in Trinity term. It is named after Professor Elizabeth Colson, a renowned anthropologist.

Public Seminar Series

Each term the RSC holds a series of public seminars, held on Wednesday evenings at Queen Elizabeth House. Click here for details of forthcoming seminars.

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