Call for papers: Beyond Crisis: Rethinking Refugee Studies

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The Refugee Studies Centre will host this international conference on 16-17 March 2017 at Keble College Oxford

BEYOND CRISIS: RETHINKING REFUGEE STUDIES

Thursday 16 March and Friday 17 March 2017

Keble College Oxford

CALL FOR PAPERS

Deadline for submission: 5pm GMT on 15 November 2016

The Refugee Studies Centre will host a major international conference in March 2017, thirty-five years after the RSC was founded. Its purpose will be to reflect on the role that Refugee Studies can play in the world. In the context of profound changes in the nature of forced displacement, this conference will assess what kinds of knowledge, evidence, and concepts are needed to understand and respond to contemporary challenges.

Over the past year, the so-called European refugee crisis has created unprecedented public interest in forced displacement, as well as a demand for research. Yet despite a series of policy-oriented conferences, there have been few spaces…

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