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About the speaker

Dr Olaf Kleist is a member of the Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies (IMIS), University Osnabrück, Germany and is founder of Netzwerk Flüchtlingsforschung, a Refugee Research Network.

For the duration of his research at the RSC he holds a scholarship from the German Research Foundation for a project on transformations of refugee protection in the Federal Republic of Germany. He has taught at the Free University and at Humboldt University, both in Berlin. After receiving a doctorate from the Free University, Dr Kleist has undertaken research on refugee resettlement, as well as on the link between migration policies, political memories and belonging on which he published articles and chapters and co-edited (with Irial Glynn).

Publications include:

History, Memory and Migration, Palgrave 2012.

The title of his paper is: Towards European Resettlement: Migration Management between Protection and Deterrence.

Contact

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Heidi El-Megrisi: vfp@qeh.ox.ac.uk

Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture

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Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture

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