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Public Seminar Series, Trinity term 2018

Series convenor: Dr Ali Ali

About the speaker

Dr Tahir Zaman is a Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Sussex. His research focuses on refugees and forced migration with particular reference to Iraq and Syria, transnationalism, diaspora contributions to conflict transformation and peace-building, sociology of religion, and faith-based humanitarianism. His book Islamic Traditions of Refuge in the Crises of Iraq and Syria was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2016.

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

Why are Kurdish people risking their lives to seek asylum?

Monday, 06 December 2021, 4pm to 5.30pm @ via Zoom

Undoing Discriminatory Borders

Monday, 10 January 2022, 3pm to 4.30pm @ via Zoom