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Vacancies at the Refugee Studies Center

admin 23rd February 2016

JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP IN THE ECONOMICS OF FORCED MIGRATION – REFUGEE STUDIES CENTRE Oxford Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford Grade 7: £30,738 – £37,768 p.a. The RSC seeks a Junior Research Fellow in the Economics of Forced Migration, who can advance understanding of the relationships between development and displacement. […]

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Ending the Fast Track?-Jerome Phelps (Director of Detention Action)

admin 27th January 2016

Border Criminologies, the Refugee Studies Centre, and the Refugee and Migration Law Discussion Group invite you to a special seminar with Jerome Phelps, Director of Detention Action, entitled ‘Ending the Fast Track?’.   All are welcome to attend.     When: Monday, 1 February 2016, 17:00-18:00 Where: Seminar Room A, Manor Road Building, Manor Road, University […]

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On Slaves, Persons and Things: The Trouble with Modern Slavery-Professor Julia O’Connell Davidson (Bristol)

admin 21st January 2016

Thursday 21 January 2016 18:00-19:00 KCL Pavilion (Main Quad), Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT Speaker:Professor Julia O’Connell Davidson(University of Bristol) Chair: Dr Prabha Kotiswaran(King’s College London) Admission:Free (Registration required – Register at http://www.laws.ucl.ac.uk/event/ucl-clp-on-slaves-persons-and-things-the-trouble-with-modern-slavery/) Accreditation: This event is accredited with 1 CPD hour with the SRA and BSB Series: Current Legal Problems 2015-16 About the lecture: A new brand of […]

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Upcoming OxHRH Webinar: Is there a refugee crisis in Europe or just a crisis in protection?

admin 30th October 2015

The OxHRH along with the Oxford Martin Human Rights for Future Generations Programme, with the support of the Bertha Foundation, is pleased to continue it’s innovative webinar series with an exciting webinar from Dr Cathryn Costello (Oxford University) and Professor Guy Goodwin-Gill (Oxford University) on international refugee law and the refugee protection crisis in Europe. […]

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Oxford University Refugee and Migration Law Discussion Group Seminars

admin 27th October 2015

The Refugee and Migration Law Discussion Group would like to invite you to our first two events this term: Dr Virginia Mantouvalou, ‘The Exploitation of Overseas Domestic Workers in the UK: Lessons from an Empirical Study’ 3-4.30pm, 11th November, Music Room, QEH Dr Reuven (Ruvi) Ziegler ‘Detention of asylum-seekers in the Israeli High Court of Justice: The absent-present 1951 Convention’ 2-3.30pm, […]

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Open Letter from International Lawyers: Re-opened for Signatures

admin 23rd September 2015

This open letter emerged from a session on ‘Refugee Crisis and Europe’ that took place at the 11th Annual Conference of the European Society of International Law in Oslo on 12th September 2015. Those international lawyers present at the session concurred that as international lawyers we should remind European States and the European Union, and inform European publics of the international law obligations that the […]

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Next Week’s Blog Series on Human Rights and the Refugee Crisis in Europe

admin 19th September 2015

Across the world, millions of people are undertaking long, dangerous and desperate journeys across countries and continents. Some are fleeing conflict zones, persecution and famine; others are driven by the desire to better the lives of themselves and their families in safer and more prosperous parts of the world. The implications of state responses to […]

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OxHRH Associate, Dr Cathryn Costello presents at Temporary Labour Migration Conference

admin 19th June 2015

On the 12 June 2015, OxHRH Associate, Dr Cathryn Costello with Professor Mark Freeland presented their research ‘Seasonal Workers and Intra-Corporate Transferees in EU Law: Capital’s Handmaidens?’ at the Onati International Institute for Sociology conference on Temporary Labour Migration in a globalised World: The Regulatory Challenges. Their paper built on previous research on the intersections between […]

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Refugee Week Events June 2015

admin 12th June 2015

In the week leading up to World Refugee Day on June 20, Refugee Week is a UK-wide programme of arts, cultural and educational events and activities that celebrates the contribution of refugees to the UK and promotes better understanding of why people seek sanctuary. The Refugee Studies Centre is pleased to announce that we are holding two […]

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BID is Looking for a New Policy & Research Manager

admin 14th May 2015

Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) is a small national human rights charity challenging immigration detention in the UK through the provision of legal advice and representation alongside research, policy and strategic litigation.  Their evidence-based research and analysis have helped us achieve policy change and cement our reputation as experts on immigration detention. They are looking for […]

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BID is Looking for a New Policy & Research Manager

admin 14th May 2015

Bail for Immigration Detainees (BID) is a small national human rights charity challenging immigration detention in the UK through the provision of legal advice and representation alongside research, policy and strategic litigation.  Their evidence-based research and analysis have helped us achieve policy change and cement our reputation as experts on immigration detention. They are looking for […]

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Launch Event – Migrants at Work: Immigration & Vulnerability in Labour Law – Friday, 13 February

admin 11th February 2015

In association with COMPAS, the Faculty of Law, Refugee Studies Centre and Oxford University Press, you are invited to attend a Launch event for Migrants at Work: Immigration & Vulnerability in Labour Law (Cathryn Costello & Mark Freedland (editors)) Friday, 13th February 2015 Agenda:  2:30pm          Welcome from the Editors  2:45pm          Migration Law on the Labour Law […]

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