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Organised by Asylum Welcome as part of Oxford Refugee Week, several distinguished authors will gather to talk about their books, followed by an audience discussion.

Speakers

Dr Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyah – lead editor of The Oxford Handbook of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies (Oxford University Press, 2014) and author of The Ideal Refugees: Gender, Islam and the Politics of Survival ( Syracuse University Press, 2014.) 

Dr Nando Sigona – co-author of Sans Papiers, The Social and Economic Lives of Young Undocumented Migrants (Pluto Press, 2014.)

Dr Alexander Betts – author of Survival Migration: Failed Governance and the Crisis of Displacement (Cornell University Press, 2013)  

Caroline Moorehead – author of Human Cargo 

Wyon Stansfeld – author of Toggle


Tickets cost £3 and can be purchased in person at the store or by phone through the Blackwell's customer service desk at 01865 333623. Please book your ticket in advance to avoid disappointment. Drinks will be on sale to raise funds for Asylum Welcome, together with a collection.

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Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture

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

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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

Multilocality and refugee-nomad interchange in northern Mauritania

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 1pm to 2pm @ Seminar Room 1, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, OX1 3TB

SEMINAR CANCELLED | An intersectional approach to policy and decision making on SOGI asylum claims in Europe

Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 5pm to 6.30pm @ Seminar Room 1, Oxford Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB

Rohingya refugee crisis: examination of the causes of persecution

Tuesday, 03 March 2020, 1pm to 2pm @ Seminar Room 1 Oxford Department of International Development 3 Mansfield Road OX1 3TB

SEMINAR CANCELLED | Bordering

Wednesday, 04 March 2020, 5pm to 6.30pm @ Seminar Room 1, Oxford Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB

Exiled: The Plight of Rohingya Refugees | Screening and Discussion with the Director

Friday, 06 March 2020, 5pm to 7pm @ Meeting Room A, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB

SEMINAR CANCELLED | Access to SGBV protection services for Syrian and Palestinian refugees in Lebanon

Wednesday, 11 March 2020, 5pm to 6.30pm @ Seminar Room 1, Oxford Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB