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This event convened around thirty prominent academic experts, humanitarian practitioners and policy decision makers to engage in a roundtable debate on the current situation of Iraq’s forced displacement crisis. The debate included deliberations on the situation facing both Iraqi refugees and internally displaced people, will provide a neutral forum for the sharing of information, analysis and opinion regarding 1) the current status of the forced displacement crisis, 2) the protection challenges faced by humanitarian agencies in the region, and 3) recommendations for action. The roundtable provided an opportunity for thinkers and decision makers to share ideas and develop analyses prior to the international donor conference on Iraq which took place in Geneva in April 2007.A briefing document including a summary analysis of both events will be available shortly.

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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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Forthcoming events

Palestine Refugees and International Law

Friday, 10 March 2023 to Saturday, 11 March 2023 @ University of Macedonia, Egnatia 156, Thessaloniki 546 36, Greece

Recognising Refugees | RSC Conference 2023

Monday, 20 March 2023 to Tuesday, 21 March 2023 @ Keble College, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PG