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From emergency shelters to dwellings: on the role of refugees as architects and the construction of dwellings in Zaatari Camp, Jordan

Ayham Dalal (Student Visitor)

Work-in-Progress Seminar Series

Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 1pm to 2pm @ Meeting Room A, Oxford Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB

A Mobile Milieu: Humanitarian Equipment and the Politics of Need | Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture 2019

Professor Peter Redfield (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture

Wednesday, 05 June 2019, 5pm to 6.30pm @ Seminar Room 3, Oxford Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB

What would an ethical, but feasible, response to the refugee crisis look like? An exploration

Adam Dalgleish (Student Visitor)

Work-in-Progress Seminar Series

Tuesday, 04 June 2019, 1pm to 2pm @ Meeting Room A, Oxford Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB

Sonopolis: Sound, citizenship, and migrant activisms in Athens

Dr Tom Western (Refugee Studies Centre)

Public Seminar Series

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 5pm to 6.30pm @ Seminar Room 1, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB

Intergenerational impacts of IDPs on children’s early childhood development in host communities: evidence from Burundi

Soazic Elise Wang Sonne (Student Visitor)

Work-in-Progress Seminar Series

Tuesday, 28 May 2019, 1pm to 2pm @ Meeting Room A, Oxford Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB

Academia to the Public Square: Media Engagement on Immigration and Asylum Issues

Ben Doherty (The Guardian) and Rob McNeil (The Migration Observatory)

Special seminars and lectures

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 12.30pm to 2pm @ Seminar Room 1, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB

Endurance and involuntary return to Senegal

Dr Anne-Line Rodriguez (Queen Mary University of London)

Public Seminar Series

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 5pm to 6.30pm @ Seminar Room 1, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB

Conceptualizing forced migration: beyond the open orders debate

Laura Santi Amantini (Student Visitor)

Work-in-Progress Seminar Series

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 1pm to 2pm @ Meeting Room A, Oxford Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB

Mobility economies: immobility, accumulation and migration in Libya

Dr Marthe Achtnich (Magdalen College, University of Oxford)

Public Seminar Series

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 5pm to 6.30pm @ Seminar Room 1, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB

Integrating through the digital: analysing the role of ICTs and social media in refugee settlement processes

Amanda Alencar (Visiting Research Fellow)

Work-in-Progress Seminar Series

Tuesday, 14 May 2019, 1pm to 2pm @ Meeting Room A, Oxford Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB

Civil solidarity and the hunt for undocumented migrants: Resisting the politics of bare life. Two Belgian case studies

Dr Robin Vandevoordt (Refugee Studies Centre)

Public Seminar Series

Wednesday, 08 May 2019, 5pm to 6.30pm @ Seminar Room 1, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB

Democratizing Displacement | RSC Conference 2019

Conferences

Monday, 18 March 2019 to Tuesday, 19 March 2019 @ New College, Holywell Street, Oxford, OX1 3BN

This international conference considers the issue of ‘democratizing’ refugee protection

Palestine Refugees and International Law

Short courses

Friday, 15 March 2019 to Saturday, 16 March 2019 @ British Institute, 102 Uhod Street, Tla' Al-Ali, Amman, Jordan

Exploring gendered ‘vulnerability’: Syrian refugee men and humanitarianism in urban Jordan

Dr Lewis Turner (Arnold Bergstraesser Institute)

Public Seminar Series

Wednesday, 06 March 2019, 5pm to 6.30pm @ Seminar Room 1, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB

Who illegally migrates and why? Descriptive evidence from the Comoros archipelago

Jules Gazeaud (Student Visitor)

Work-in-Progress Seminar Series

Tuesday, 05 March 2019, 1pm to 2pm @ Seminar Room 1, Oxford Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB

Sudanese constellations of home: refugee NGOs, social networks and urban homemaking in Cairo

Dr Anita Fábos (Clark University)

Public Seminar Series

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 5pm to 6.30pm @ Seminar Room 1, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB

Work-in-Progress Roundtable

Claire Walkey (DPhil candidate)

Work-in-Progress Seminar Series

Tuesday, 26 February 2019, 1pm to 2pm @ Seminar Room 1, Oxford Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB

The accidental city of Kakuma, Kenya: humanitarian urbanism and the development of the refugee camp environment

Dr Bram J Jansen (Wageningen University)

Public Seminar Series

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 5pm to 6.30pm @ Seminar Room 1, Oxford Department of International Development, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB

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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. Click here for details of forthcoming seminars.

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