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Refugee status determination is the process to determine who gets recognised as a refugee and is a central part of the international protection regime. However, practices and modes of recognition vary widely and are often politicised and contested. Given these dynamics, how to ensure the quality of recognition processes and outcomes? Which alternatives to formal refugee status do exist? And, how do group-based forms of recognition work and compare to individualised refugee status determination? The speakers at this online event shed light on these and related questions.

Speakers

Professor Cathryn Costello (University College Dublin and Hertie School) & Professor Gregor Noll (University of Gothenburg): The Determination of Refugee Status: Conceptualising beyond Binaries

Professor Liliana Jubilut (Universidade Católica de Santos): Brazil’s Dual Format of RSD: From the Tradition of Individual Procedures to the Use of Technology on Group Recognition

Dr Tamara Wood (Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law): Group-based Refugee Recognition Practices in Africa

ChairDr Luisa Feline Freier de Ferrari (Universidad del Pacifico)

Registration

Prior registration is required to attend this event. Register here.

 

This seminar is part of a series of events to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Refugee Studies Centre (RSC). It is the second event in the Recognising Refugees Online Series hosted by the RefMig project at the Centre for Fundamental Rights, Hertie School in cooperation with the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford, the Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin, and the Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, University of New South Wales.

 

RSC 40th and Hertie School

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

University of Sanctuary Fair, Part 1: University of Oxford as a University of Sanctuary

Wednesday, 24 April 2024, 2pm to 6pm @ Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre, Worcester College, Walton St, Oxford OX1 2HB

Humanitarian extractivism: the digital transformation past, present, future

Wednesday, 08 May 2024, 5pm to 6pm @ Seminar Room 1, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB

Film screening and discussion: Missing in Brooks County

Wednesday, 15 May 2024, 5pm to 7pm @ Seminar Room 1, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB

Forced Migration on Film: A Conversation with Marc Isaacs | Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture 2024

Wednesday, 22 May 2024, 5pm to 6.30pm @ Tsuzuki Lecture Theatre, St Anne's College, 56 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6HS

Book launch: The Politics of Crisis-Making: Forced Displacement and Cultures of Assistance in Lebanon

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 5pm to 6pm @ Seminar Room 1, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB

Skilled worker visas for refugees – a qualitative evaluation of the UK’s Displaced Talent Mobility Pilot

Wednesday, 05 June 2024, 5pm to 6pm @ Seminar Room 1, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB