Magazine article Forced Migration Review

News from the Refugee Studies Centre

Magazine article Forced Migration Review

News from the Refugee Studies Centre

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New Associate Professor: Dr Tom Scott-Smith

Dr Tom Scott-Smith has been appointed Associate Professor of Refugee Studies and Forced Migration at the Refugee Studies Centre, to start from September 2015 DrScott-Smith has bee recently at the University of Bristol, where he was Lecturer in Politics at the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies His research examines humanitarian relief and its impact on the lives of refugees, with particular attention to the nutrition and sheltersectors.

2015 Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 5pm, Oxford

Professor Miriam Ticktin (Associate Professor of Anthropology at The New School for Social Research and co-directorof the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility) will give this year's Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture, on 'Innocence understanding a political concept' For more details and to register, please visit www rsc ox ac uk/Colson2015

Humanitarian Innovation Conference 2015

17-18 July 2015, Keble College, Oxford

The RSCs Humanitarian Innovation Project will be hosting its 2015 Humanitarian Innovation Conference in partnership with the World Humanitarian Summit The theme of this year's conference is 'Facilitating Innovation'. As interest and dialogue around humanitarian innovation continues to expand, conference participants are invited to explore the challenges of creating an enabling environment for humanitarian innovation In the lead up to the World Humanitarian Summit, a key focus of the conference will explore how we enable innovation by and for affected communities For more information, visit www oxhip org/2014/11/hip2015-cfp/

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