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Seminar open to members of Oxford University only.

Numbers will be limited, and you will be asked to register upon arrival.

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

About the speaker

Diletta Lauro completed her PhD on the UK politics of deportation at the Oxford Department of International Development in 2021. She joined RAMP (Refugee, Asylum and Migration Policy project) in September 2021.

Diletta's doctoral research explored the ethical and political controversies raised by the state practice of deportation by looking at civil society contestations of deportation. Focusing on the United Kingdom, this research traced the historical evolution of anti-deportation activism from the late 1970s until 2016. Diletta holds an undergraduate degree in International Relations with a specialization in Political Philosophy from the University of St Andrews, and an MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies from the University of Oxford.

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

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