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As part of Oxford Refugee Week, and the wider National Refugee Week, Oxford City Amnesty Group are holding a special edition of their monthly meeting and inviting local and national guests to speak about the humanitarian crisis in Syria, the UK government's response to date and how cities such as Oxford have the power to directly support some of the most vulnerable of Syrian refugees. Professor Dawn Chatty will speak at this event together with Amnesty UK's Country Co-ordinator for Syria, Hannah Slater, to set the situation in context.

See the Oxford Refugee Week website for details of other events in the Oxford area, and the National Refugee Week website for events across the UK.

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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

Gender and humanitarian representations of Syrian refugees during displacement

Wednesday, 20 October 2021, 5.30pm to 6.30pm @ Oxford Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB

Refugeedom’s subjects and subjectivities

Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 5.30pm to 6.30pm @ Oxford Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB

Refugee entrepreneurship and gender paradoxes

Thursday, 28 October 2021, 5.30pm to 6.30pm @ Oxford Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB

A refugee-led study on refugee-led organisations

Wednesday, 03 November 2021, 5.30pm to 6.30pm @ via Zoom

African migration, human rights and literature

Wednesday, 17 November 2021, 5.30pm to 6.30pm @ Location TBC