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Asylum-seekers leaving Lesvos after the Government authorized them to continue procedures on mainland Greece © UNHCR/Yorgos Kyvernitis
Asylum-seekers leaving Lesvos after the Government authorised them to continue procedures on mainland Greece

Michaelmas term seminar series convened by Professor Matthew Gibney, Professor Cathryn Costello, and Professor Tom Scott-Smith.

Time and location

Seminars take place on Wednesdays from 5.00-6.30pm in Seminar Room 1, Oxford Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB.

No registration is required except for the Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture, which takes place on Thursday 18 October at Magdalen College.

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Michaelmas term seminars

10 October

To be or not to be: questioning the value of refugee status

Dr Georgia Cole, Newnham College, University of Cambridge


18 October

Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture 2018 | In a troubled and polarized Middle-East: challenges for Palestine refugees and UNRWA   

Pierre Krähenbühl, UNRWA Commissioner-General

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24 October

Asylum after empire: postcolonial legacies in the politics of asylum seeking   

Dr Lucy Mayblin, University of Warwick   

 

31 October

The business of modern slavery: forced migration and forced labour in a failed state

Professor Brad K Blitz, Middlesex University London   

 

7 November

International society and the risk of statelessness   

Dr Kelly Staples, University of Leicester   

 

14 November

title tbc   

Dr Jonathan Darling, Durham University   

 

21 November

The Kindertransport: contesting memory  

Dr Jennifer Craig-Norton, University of Southampton 

 

28 November

Border rescue

Dr Kieran Oberman, University of Edinburgh