The Refugee Studies Centre (RSC) was founded in 1982 and is part of the Oxford Department of International Development. Our mission is to build knowledge and understanding of forced migration in order to help improve the lives of some of the world’s most vulnerable people.
Collective Memory in International Relations
Kathrin Bachleitner, (2021)
Transnational blindness: International institutions and refugees’ cross-border activities
Alexander Betts et al, (2021), Review of International Studies
The Wealth of Refugees: How Displaced People Can Build Economies
Alexander Betts, (2021)
Refugees and patronage: a political history of Uganda’s ‘progressive’ refugee policies
Alexander Betts, (2021), African Affairs
Some complex legal questions examined from a legal perspective in a partial and passionate manner
Catherine Briddick, (2021), EU Law Analysis blog
Exiled within: Between citizenship and the struggle for return for internal Palestinian refugees in Israel
Haneen Kinani, (2021), RSC Working Paper Series 134
Gil Loescher Memorial Fund
In celebration of the life and work of Gil Loescher, a new fund has been established by the RSC and Gil’s family and friends to support students conducting research on refugee and displacement issues.
The Afterlives of Return and the Limits of Refugee Protection | Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture 2021
Wednesday, 12 May 2021, 3pm to 4.30pm @ Zoom webinar
Wednesday, 19 May 2021, 1pm to 2pm @ Zoom Webinar
Visit our section on COVID-19 resources, with a blog by RSC researchers, plus links to articles about the impact of the pandemic on forced migrants by both RSC researchers and others.
Founded in 1982
Master's course established in 1998
Winner of the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in 2002