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Registration is now open for the RSC's international Refugee Voices conference, taking place 24–25 March at St Anne's College, Oxford

Photojournalist Brian Sokol asked refugees in South Sudan to show him the most important item they brought with them UNHCR / B Sokol
Photojournalist Brian Sokol asked refugees in South Sudan to show him the most important item they brought with them

Refugee Voices will explore the voices and aesthetic expressions of those dispossessed, displaced and marginalised by the pre-eminence of the nation-state. The conference will bring together scholars from across the social sciences and researchers in cultural studies, literature and the humanities to look beyond the nation-state and international relations in order to give new attention to the voices and aspirations of refugees and other forced migrants themselves. 

Among the themes to be explored are historical and cultural sources and meanings of flight, exile and forced migration, as well as the significance of encampment, enclosures and forced settlement.

Register for the conference @ Oxford University Stores


RESIDENTIAL £450 – Residential accommodation for the nights of 23 and 24 March 2014: single, en-suite accommodation with breakfast. The residential fee includes conference registration, lunch and conference refreshments. A conference dinner is only provided on Monday 24 March. Please note: the deadline for residential registration is 28 February 2014. 

NON-RESIDENTIAL £300 – The non-residential fee includes the conference registration fee, lunch and conference refreshments on 24 and 25 March and dinner on 24 March. Please note: the deadline for non-residential registration is 2 March 2014. 

If you prefer to make your own accommodation arrangements please select the non-residential option when registering.

Please note that rooms are single en-suite only. Rooms will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. We recommend that anyone wishing to use accommodation books it as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

There are no discounts or funding opportunities available for this conference. We recommend that candidates contact their university/Institute/employer to seek travel and or conference grants or other funding opportunities.

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