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Join us for the second part of the Sanctuary Fair 2024 which will take place on 13 June, from 1.30-6.30pm, at Oxford Town Hall. Organised by Asylum Welcome, the event will bring together the University of Oxford, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford City Council, Oxfordshire County Council, local organisations, the private sector, and wider Oxford community members to celebrate and share best practices around ensuring sanctuary. Free to attend, the fair will feature exhibitions, live music, and market stalls showcasing local initiatives, as well as interactive workshops for attendees to participate in.

The event is part of the national Refugee Week celebrations taking place on 17-23 June 2024. It aims to raise awareness of the importance of sanctuary, as well as to connect refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants with local community members and service providers. All are welcome to attend.


Please register here.

Download the Sanctuary Fair poster

Download the Oxford Refugee Week poster.

Oxford Sanctuary Fair 2024

Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture

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

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.

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

A celebration of the life of David Turton

Saturday, 20 July 2024, 2pm to 3pm @ The Crypt Cafe, St Peters Church, Northchurch Terrace, London N1 4DA