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Public Seminar Series Michaelmas term 2022

Convened by Professor Alexander Betts (Director, Refugee Studies Centre)

This year the RSC Public Seminar Series will take place through fortnightly seminars, on Tuesday lunchtimes from 1-2pm. This term, the seminars will cover a wide-range of themes, including social cohesion, humanitarian energy, refugee education, and statelessness. 

About the speaker

Rebecca Buxton is a lecturer in political theory at the University of Cambridge, specialising in migration, statelessness, and the work of Judith Shklar. She teaches two courses on the MPhil in Politics and International Studies: Borders, Migration and Displacement, and Feminist Political Thought. Her current research looks at the political rights of refugees in various settings and the concept of ‘membership’ in political and social theory. She is also interested in migration studies, history of political thought, non-human animals, and feminist philosophy/political theory. Rebecca has a BA in Philosophy from King’s College London and an MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies from Oxford. She briefly worked a Parliamentary Researcher in the UK House of Commons before returning to Oxford to study for a DPhil. She was previously the Stipendiary Lecturer in Politics and Organising Tutor at St Anne’s College, Oxford, teaching history of political thought, contemporary political philosophy, and the ethics of migration and displacement.­

Registration

This seminar will be held in person. No registration required. 

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

Public Seminar Series Michaelmas term 2022 poster (pdf) 

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

Palestine Refugees and International Law

Friday, 10 March 2023 to Saturday, 11 March 2023 @ University of Macedonia, Egnatia 156, Thessaloniki 546 36, Greece

Recognising Refugees | RSC Conference 2023

Monday, 20 March 2023 to Tuesday, 21 March 2023 @ Keble College, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PG