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An international conference was held on 28 and 29 February 2008 at the British Academy entitled: ‘Dispossession and displacement - Forced migration in the Middle East and Africa’. The event was organised by the Council for British Research in the Levant with the Refugees Studies Centre, University of Oxford, in collaboration with the British Institute in East Africa, the British Institute at Ankara, the British Institute of Persian Studies and the British School of Archaeology in Iraq. The conference was funded by a collaborative award from the British Academy’s Board for Sponsored Institutes and Societies (BASIS).

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British Academy

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10 - 11