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Public lectures and seminars from the Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford Department of International Development.

The Refugee Studies Centre (RSC) aims to build knowledge and understanding of the causes and effects of forced migration in order to help improve the lives of some of the world's most vulnerable people.

# Episode Title Description People Date
101 Creative Commons RSC Public Seminars 2012: Environmental Displacement: and the Challenge of Rights Protection RSC Public Seminar series of Hilary Term 2012. Roger Zetter 24 Feb 2012
102 Creative Commons RSC Public Seminars 2012: Environmental Displacement: future scenarios and modes of protection re-examined RSC Public Seminar series of Hilary Term 2012. Brad Blitz 24 Feb 2012
103 Creative Commons RSC Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture 2011: Waiting for solutions in uncertain times: Palestine refugees in the Middle East context This podcast was recorded at the RSC Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture on 16 November 2011. The lecture was delivered by Mr Filippo Grandi, Commissioner-General of United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees. Filippo Grandi 19 Dec 2011
104 Creative Commons RSC Wednesday Seminars 2011: The resistance of the Erased: "You cannot fight the system alone" This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's last Wednesday Public Seminar of Michaelmas Term 2011. Jelka Zorn 19 Dec 2011
105 RSC Wednesday Seminars 2011: Caribbean diasporas and statelessness This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's seventh Wednesday Public Seminar of Michaelmas Term 2011. Bridget Wooding 19 Dec 2011
106 RSC Wednesday Seminars 2011: The re-invention of the Kurdishness through the transnational Kurdish media This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's fifth Wednesday Public Seminar of Michaelmas Term 2011. Janroj Keles 19 Dec 2011
107 RSC Wednesday Seminars 2011: International Law and Statelessness in the 21st Century This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's second Wednesday Public Seminar of Michaelmas Term 2011. Laura van Waas 22 Oct 2011
108 RSC Wednesday Seminars 2011: Stateless diasporas and immigration and citizenship regimes in the EU This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's first Wednesday Public Seminar of Michaelmas Term 2011. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Nando Sigona 18 Oct 2011
109 Creative Commons Responding to protracted refugee situations: Lessons from a decade of discussion On 23 June 2011, the RSC launched its sixth Policy Briefing on 'Responding to protracted refugee situations: lessons from a decade of discussion' at the Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations in Geneva. James Milner, Gil Loescher, Jeff Crisp 21 Jul 2011
110 Creative Commons Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture 2011: The vanishing truth of refugees This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture which was on Wednesday 15th June 2011. Didier Fassin 21 Jul 2011
111 Creative Commons RSC Wednesday Seminars 2011: Negotiating local emplacement: the silent integration of refugees on the Zambian-Angolan borderlands This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's second Wednesday Public Seminar of Trinity Term 2011. Oliver Bakewell 21 Jul 2011
112 Creative Commons RSC Wednesday Seminars 2011: Conflict and displacement in Southern Sudan This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's seventh Wednesday Public Seminar of Trinity Term 2011. Jon Bennett 21 Jul 2011
113 RSC Wednesday Seminars 2011: Beyond conventional solutions to the refugee problem: mobility as a strategy for Afghans This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's fourth Wednesday Public Seminar of Trinity Term 2011. Alessandro Monsutti 21 Jul 2011
114 Creative Commons RSC Wednesday Seminars 2011: Transnationalism: a fourth durable solution? Recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's third Wednesday Public Seminar of Trinity Term 2011, on Wednesday 1st June 2011 at the Department of International Development, University of Oxford. Laura Hammond 21 Jul 2011
115 Creative Commons RSC Wednesday Seminars 2011: Refugees and the Definition of Syria This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's fifth Wednesday Public Seminar of Hilary Term 2011. Benjamin White 23 May 2011
116 RSC Wednesday Seminars 2011: 'Collective amnesia' - refugees and the problem of History This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's fourth Wednesday Public Seminar of Hilary Term 2011. Philip Marfleet 23 May 2011
117 North Africa in Transition: Mobility, Forced Migration and Humanitarian Crises: Session 2 This workshop provided a space for interested academics, practitioners and policy makers to critically engage with the evolving contemporary crises in North Africa. Dawn Chatty, Julien Brachet, Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Philip Marfleet 11 May 2011
118 North Africa in Transition: Mobility, Forced Migration and Humanitarian Crises: Session 1 This workshop provided a space for interested academics, practitioners and policy makers to critically engage with the evolving contemporary crises in North Africa. Dawn Chatty, Julien Brachet, Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh, Philip Marfleet 11 May 2011
119 Creative Commons RSC Wednesday Seminars 2011: Citizenship, autochthony and the question of forced migration This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's second Wednesday Public Seminar of Hilary Term 2011. Nira Yuval-Davis 28 Jan 2011
120 Creative Commons RSC Astor Lecture: Gendered Violence and the Politics of Memory in Sudan's Conflict Zones This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's 2nd Astor Lecture which was on Tuesday 25th January 2011 at The Taylor Institute, University of Oxford. Sondra Hale 26 Jan 2011
121 Creative Commons RSC Wednesday Seminars 2011: Refugees, Exiles and other Forced Migrants in the late Ottoman Empire This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's first Wednesday Public Seminar of Hilary Term 2011. Dawn Chatty 21 Jan 2011
122 Creative Commons Protecting Palestinian children from political violence This podcast was recorded at a launch event for the fifth Refugee Studies Centre Policy Briefing which was held on Thursday 30th September 2010 at the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund, London. Jason Hart, Claudia Lo Forte 12 Jan 2011
123 Restoring rights: forced displacement, protection and humanitarian action Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture 2010 by António Guterres (UN High Commisioner for Refugees) recorded on 13 October 2010 at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History António Guterres 28 Jan 2014
124 Faith-based humanitarianism: Improving responses: distinctiveness, partnership and professionalism This podcast was recorded at the evening lecture of the Refugee Studies Centre's workshop on faith-based humanitarianism in the context of forced migration which was on Tuesday 22th September 2010 at The Vaults, University Church of St Marys, Oxford. Elizabeth Ferris 23 Sep 2010
125 Rwanda and the Great Lakes: A personal view from the Oxfam Archive This podcast is the second part of a recording made on 25 August 2005 as part of the Oxfam Archive Oral History project and is an interview with Maurice Herson, he had many interesting and challenging times with Oxfam including in the Great Lakes crisis. John Magrath, Maurice Herson 11 Aug 2010
126 Sudan in the late 1980s: A personal view from the Oxfam Archive This podcast is the first part of a recording made on 25 August 2005 as part of the Oxfam Archive Oral History project and is an interview with Maurice Herson, he had many interesting and challenging times with Oxfam including working in Sudan in the 80s. John Magrath, Maurice Herson 04 Aug 2010
127 International Summer School in Forced Migration 2010: Endnote Lecture This podcast was recorded at the Endnote Lecture of the Refugee Studies Centre's International Summer School in Forced Migration which was on Friday 23rd July 2010 at Wadham College, University of Oxford. Dennis McNamara 26 Jul 2010
128 Iraq's refugees - beyond tolerance: Keynote address This podcast was recorded at the Regional Presentation of the Forced Migration Policy Briefing on 'Iraq's refugees - beyond tolerance', which was held on 13th April 2010 in Amman, Jordan. Prince El-Hassan bin Talal 05 May 2010
129 The Relocation of Young Uyghur Women in China In this podcast the issue of the transfer of young Uyghur women in China is discussed. Michael Dillon, Omer Kanat, Amy Reger, Enver Tohti 15 Apr 2010
130 Protecting People in Conflict and Crisis: Plenary 3 This podcast was recorded at the third plenary session of the Protecting People in Conflict and Crisis conference. David Keen, Marc DuBois 11 Jan 2010
131 Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture 2009 : Beyond Blankets: in search of political deals and durable solutions for the displaced This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture which was on Wednesday 18th November 2009 at the Museum of Natural History, University of Oxford. Jan Egeland 27 Nov 2009
132 IASFM 12 Conference: Boundaries of Community This podcast was recorded at the fourth plenary event of the 12th International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) conference. Paula Banjerjee, Peter Schatzer, Helen Muggeridge, Anneliese Baldaccini 19 Aug 2009
133 IASFM 12 Conference: State of Forced Migration Address Podcast This podcast was recorded at opening address of the 12th International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) conference. Nicholas Van Hear 29 Jul 2009
134 IGS Kaberry Lecture: Peace and Reconstruction in the Middle East: Where are the Women? This podcast was recorded at the International Gender Studies Centre's Kaberry Commemorative Lecture which was on Thursday 27th May 2009 at St Anne's College, University of Oxford. Maria Jaschok, Haleh Afshar 01 Jun 2009
135 Sahrawi Disappeared: Dr Dawn Chatty: The Sahrawis Dr Dawn Chatty, University of Oxford. The Sahrawis. Dawn Chatty 30 Apr 2009
136 Sahrawi Disappeared This podcast was recorded between September 2002 and October 2007 in Algeria, Switzerland and the UK. Philip Luther, Christian Viret, Sidi Omar 30 Apr 2009
137 Escaping North Korea This podcast was recorded at a talk and book signing by the author Mike Kim which was on Tuesday 10th March 2009 at St Antony's College, University of Oxford. Mike Kim 27 Mar 2009
138 RSC Astor Lecture : Obama's policy challenges and the future of US immigration This podcast was recorded at the Refugee Studies Centre's Astor Lecture which was on Thursday 5th March 2009 at Rewley House, University of Oxford. Dawn Chatty, Audrey Singer 10 Mar 2009
139 Kurdish Forced Migration in Turkey This podcast was recorded in May 2008 and presents an overview of Kurdish forced migration in Turkey with a particular focus on forced migration in the 1990s. Simon James, Joost Jongerden, David Cuthell, Mustafa Gündoğdu 20 Feb 2009
140 Interview with Oscar F. Gil-Garcaa In this podcast Oscar F. Gil-Garcia is interviewed about his work on the photographic project 'Guatemalan forced migration: the politics of care in representing refugees'. Sean Loughna, Oscar F. Gil-Garcia 03 Jul 2008
141 Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture 2008 The Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture was on Wednesday 21st May 2008 at Somerville College, University of Oxford. Professor James C. Scott, Sterling Professor of Political Science, Yale University gave the lecture on the subject of Zomia, Southeast Asia. Roger Zetter, James C. Scott 27 May 2008
142 Human Displacement and Climate Change in International Law The first of The Hague Debates entitled "When home gets too hot: Human Displacement and Climate Change in International Law." The debate features Professor Roger Zetter, Director of the Refugee Studies Centre. Yvo de Boer, Etienne Piguet, M.J. Mace, Roger Zetter 23 May 2008
143 Iraqis in Jordan Interviews with a number of Iraqi refugees now living in Jordan from a range of backgrounds and current situations. Simon James 20 May 2008
144 Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture 2007: HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan gave the 2007 Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture on the subject of human rights and refugees. Prince El-Hassan bin Talal 30 Nov 2007
145 Interview with Professor Elizabeth Colson In this podcast Professor Elizabeth Colson is in conversation with Dr Anna Schmidt. Elizabeth Florence Colson is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. Elizabeth Colson, Anna Schmidt 23 Oct 2007
146 Interview with Dr Barbara Harrell-Bond Professor Roger Zetter, Director of the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford interviews Dr Barbara Harrell-Bond, the founder and former Director of the Centre. Roger Zetter, Barbara Harrell-Bond 08 Aug 2007