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RLI/CSC offering 5 full MA Scholarships - Oct 19 intake

Tuesday 15 January 2019
  RLI is pleased to be partnering with Commonwealth Scholarships to offer five full scholarships for the October 2019  intake to our MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies. Full details below (click on image to access links).    

RLI 4th Annual Conference: First keynotes announced

Monday 26 November 2018
  We are pleased to announce the first keynote speakers for our Fourth Annual Conference, ' Rethinking the "Regional" in Refugee Law and Policy ', to be held 3-5 June 2019 . ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   Professor Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh Professor in Migration and Refugee Studies, and Co-Director of the Migration Research Unit; Coordinator of UCL's Refuge in a Moving World Research Network

Call for Papers: RLI Fourth Annual Conference

Wednesday 3 October 2018
‘Rethinking the “Regional” in Refugee Law and Policy’ 4th Annual Conference, Refugee Law Initiative, University of London 3 – 5 June 2019 The 4th Annual Conference of the Refugee Law Initiative (RLI) will be held on Monday 3 June to Wednesday 5 June 2019 at the Senate House of the University of London.

RLI Working Paper Series: Paper No.28 published

Friday 24 August 2018
We are pleased today to publish the next paper in our RLI Working Paper Series (Paper No. 28): ' Challenges in transitioning recognised refugees away from humanitarian assistance in Greece ' by Ben Mascall (a recent graduate from our MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies). View the paper  here . Abstract:

Promotions for RLI academics at SAS

Monday 20 August 2018
The School of Advanced Study (SAS), University of London, has recently announced the promotion of both Dr David James Cantor and Dr Sarah Singer.

RLI Working Paper Series: Paper No. 27 published

Monday 6 August 2018
We are pleased today to publish the next paper in our RLI Working Paper Series (Paper No. 27): ' Is there a safe haven? Experiences of female Ezidi refugees in Fidanlık refugee camp ' by Faika Deniz Pasha (a recent graduate from our MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies ). View the paper here . Abstract:

Invitation to Contribute: 1969 African Refugee Convention - Implementation Survey

Wednesday 11 July 2018
  The year 2019 is an important landmark in the African landscape of refugee protection and solutions: the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Convention Governing the Specific Aspects of Refugee Problems in Africa. A series of commemorative events will take place in 2019 under the auspices of the African Union, States Parties, and UNHCR. 

RLI Working Paper Series: Mini-volume on Environmental Displacement

Monday 2 July 2018
We are pleased to today release a new mini-volume of our RLI Working Paper Series  entitled 'Environmental Displacement in 2018 - Current Protection Challenges'. The mini-volume,  Environmental Displacement in 2018 - Current Protection Challenges  (containing Working Papers 23-26), arises from submissions following a workshop at the University of Sheffield's School of Law on 'Environmental Displacement in 2017'. CONTENTS:

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