Daily Archives: Sunday, September 21, 2014

Calls for Papers: Oxford Monitor of Forced Migration

We are excited to send out the call for papers for Volume 4, Issue 1, of the Oxford Monitor of Forced Migration (OxMo), the student and young academic journal dedicated to protecting and advancing the human rights of refugees and forced migrants.

More details on OxMo and how to submit can be found here: http://oxmofm.com/call-for-papers/

Deadline: Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Please disseminate this call for papers widely to any audience that may be interested in contributing. In particular, we are hoping to extend this call to students outside of Europe and North America; to this end we would be grateful for this to also be passed on to wider networks you may be a part of.

We welcome your questions, comments, and submissions! Please feel free to contact us at: oxmofm@googlemail.com.

All the best,

Evan Easton-Calabria & Nina Elizabeth Weaver
Oxford Monitor of Forced Migration (OxMo)


Refugee Studies Centre Short Course: Health and Humanitarian Responses in Complex Emergencies

RSC Short Course: Health and humanitarian responses in complex emergencies
Date: 6-7 December 2014

Location: Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford, 3 Mansfield Road, Oxford OX1 3TB, UK

This two day short course will present critical examination of the normative frameworks for humanitarian responses in addressing the health and well-being of populations in complex emergencies. Alternative approaches to complex emergencies will also be presented and assessed.

The topics reviewed in this course will include: appropriate assessments of population health and well-being; community mobilisation; health services; food security and nutritional maintenance; health considerations for shelter and site planning; water and sanitation; the relationship between health and human rights.

This course is suitable for: experienced practitioners; graduate researchers; parliamentarians and staff; government officials; and personnel of inter-governmental and nongovernmental organisations.

Convenor: Professor Dawn Chatty. Professor of Anthropology and Forced migration; Director, RSC

Dr Paul Kadetz, Assistant Professor; Convenor, BSc Global Public Health, Leiden University College, The Hague Dr Holly Scheib, Director of Global Consulting Services for Sage Consulting Incorporated

Fee: £350. The fee includes tuition, lunch and all course materials. Participants will need to meet their own travel and accommodation costs and arrange any UK entry requirements.

Maximum thirty spaces
Apply online at: http://www.rsc.ox.ac.uk/study/short-courses/health-and-humanitarian-responses


For all enquiries, please contact:
Heidi El-Megrisi, International Summer School and Conferences Manager
Email: rsc-outreach@qeh.ox.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)1865 281728/9