Refugee Studies Centre Public Seminar Series, Michaelmas Term 2019

admin - 11th October 2019

Seminars are held on Wednesdays from 5:00-6:30pm in Seminar Room 1, Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford, OX1 3TB.

This term’s series is convened by Professor Matthew Gibney, Professor Cathryn Costello and Professor Tom Scott-Smith.

For more details see here.


16 October – Professor Alexander Betts, Refugee Studies Centre

The political economy of refugee self-reliance


23 October – Dr Mohammad Shahabuddin, University of Birmingham

Postcolonial boundaries, self-determination and the Rohingya refugee crisis


30 October – Dame Marina Warner

Annual Harrell-Bond Lecture 2019

The Map is Not the Territory: Story-making, Place and Performance

Location: St. Anne’s College

Registration is required for this lecture – online at


6 November – Dr Sarah Fine, King’s College London

Title tbc


13 November – Professor Kristin Sandvik, University of Oslo

Humanitarian wearables and digital bodies: problems of gifts and labour


20 November – Professor Siobhan Mullally, National University of Ireland, Galway

Continuums of exploitation – the legal framework on trafficking in persons


27 November – Dr Andreas Hackl, University of Edinburgh

Digital refugee livelihoods: vulnerability as an opportunity in the future of work


4 December – Professor Antony Anghie, University of Utah

Third World Approaches to International Law: A retrospective with some implications for refugee and migration law


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