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The training seminar provided a critical analysis of contemporary psychological approaches following armed conflict and forced migration. In addition it explored the concept of trauma and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and questioned whether this is the most helpful framework for understanding the consequences of displacement. The seminar also examined contemporary psychosocial assistance in humanitarian work in both Western and non-Western settings. This seminar aimed to facilitate the training of humanitarian assistance workers in response to the psychosocial needs of refugees.

RSC Conference 2017: 'Beyond Crisis: Rethinking Refugee Studies'

The RSC hosted this international conference on 16-17 March 2017.

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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.

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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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Public Seminar Series

Each term the RSC holds a series of public seminars, held on Wednesday evenings at Queen Elizabeth House.

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