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Public Seminar Series, Hilary term 2021

Refugee Histories in the Global South

How does forced migration look different if we examine it through a historical perspective? How have refugees been historical actors, as well as victims? This series examines a range of topics that illuminate these questions, by examining the historical entanglements between migration, im/mobility, colonialism, race, and borders.

Series convener: Dr Anne Irfan, Departmental Lecturer in Forced Migration

About the speaker

Bonny Ibhawoh is Professor and Senator William McMaster Chair in Global Human Rights at McMaster University. He is the Director of the McMaster University Centre for Human Rights and Restorative Justice. He is a legal historian who researches and teaches in the fields of human rights, imperial history, development studies and peace/conflict studies. He has taught in universities in Africa, Europe, the United States and Canada. He Chairs the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Right to Development. He is the author of the books Imperial Justice, and Human Rights in Africa.

Further information: https://ibhawoh.humanities.mcmaster.ca/

Registration

This seminar will be held via Zoom. Register online here

Please direct enquiries to rsc-outreach@qeh.ox.ac.uk

Video

Watch the video of the webinar on YouTube.

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

International Online School in Forced Migration

Monday, 20 September 2021 to Friday, 24 September 2021