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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 speakers

Malika Rahal is a historian at the Institut d’histoire du temps présent, in Paris (France). She is in charge of the Institute’s scientific project. A historian of the contemporary Maghrib, she focuses on present time history of Algeria in the 20th century and is currently writing a popular history of the country’s Independence.

Further information: https://www.ihtp.cnrs.fr/users/malika-rahal

Benjamin Thomas White teaches history at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, where he is also a member of the Glasgow Refugee, Asylum, and Migration Network. A Middle East historian by background, he now teaches refugee history more broadly and is researching the global history of the refugee camp.

Further information: https://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/humanities/staff/benjaminthomaswhite/

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, 12 July 2021 to Friday, 16 July 2021

Palestine Refugees and International Law

Friday, 23 July 2021 to Saturday, 24 July 2021 @ Online course

International Online School in Forced Migration

Monday, 20 September 2021 to Friday, 24 September 2021