A special international gathering was held on 14-15 April to celebrate the scholarship of Professor Guy S Goodwin-Gill, Emeritus Professor of International Refugee Law and Honorary Associate with the RSC.
The celebration entailed several events. On the 14th, a group of Professor Goodwin-Gill’s former doctoral students gathered to present papers on a range of topics, from forced migration to international criminal law to democratic participation. On the 15th, the International Journal of Refugee Law (IJRL) hosted a symposium in honour of Professor Goodwin-Gill, jointly sponsored by All Souls College, the Andrew & Renata Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law, IJRL, the Oxford Faculty of Law, and the Refugee Studies Centre. Speakers included Professor Jane McAdam (Scientia Professor of Law and Director of the Kaldor Centre, University of NSW), Professor Walter Kälin (Envoy of the Chairmanship of the Nansen Initiative, and Professor of Constitutional and International Law, University of Bern), Professor Geoff Gilbert (Professor of Law, School of Law and Human Rights Centre, University of Essex), Professor Elspeth Guild (Jean Monnet Professor ad personam, Queen Mary, University of London), Dr Jean-François Durieux (RSC Research Associate, and International Institute of Humanitarian Law, San Remo, Italy), Dr Volker Türk (Assistant High Commissioner for Protection, UNHCR), and Dr Cathryn Costello (Andrew W Mellon Associate Professor of International Human Rights and Refugee Law, RSC).
Further details and podcasts of presentations are available here >>