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06/07/2015 - 24/07/2015

Oxford Department of International Development
3 Mansfield Road
Oxford OX1 3TB

and

Wadham College, University of Oxford
Parks Road
Oxford OX1 3PN

International Summer School in Forced Migration

The Summer School offers an intensive, interdisciplinary and participative approach to the study of forced migration. It aims to enable people working with refugees and other forced migrants to reflect critically on the forces and institutions that dominate the world of the displaced. Application deadline: 1 May 2015 Please note: Last year's course was heavily oversubscribed, so we encourage you to apply as early as possible in order to avoid disappointment.

Organised by Refugee Studies Centre.

Tara-Sienna Hartman

summer.school@qeh.ox.ac.uk

www.rsc.ox.ac.uk/summer-school

13/07/2015 - 16/07/2015

The Adelphi Hotel Liverpool, Ranelagh Place, Liverpool, L3 5UL United Kingdom

Call for Papers: Trans-Atlantic Dialogues on Cultural Heritage: Heritage, Tourism and Traditions

Trans-Atlantic dialogues on cultural heritage began as early as the voyages of Leif Ericson and Christopher Columbus and continue through the present day. Each side of the Atlantic offers its own geographical and historical specificities expressed and projected through material and immaterial heritage. However, in geopolitical terms and through everyday mobilities, people, objects and ideas flow backward and forward across the ocean, each shaping the heritage of the other, for better or worse, and each shaping the meanings and values that heritage conveys. Please send abstracts of 300 words no later than 15th December 2014 to ironbridge@contacts.bham.ac.uk

Organised by Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham and the Collaborative for Cultural Heritage Management and Policy (CHAMP), University of Illinois .

Lucy Swift

ironbridge@contacts.bham.ac.uk

www.transatlanticdialogues.wordpress.com

17/07/2015 - 18/07/2015

Keble College, University of Oxford, OX1 3PG

Humanitarian Innovation Conference 2015: Facilitating 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. What does it mean to take a human-centred approach seriously, and to engage in co-creation with affected populations? It will also seek to examine what facilitation means across the wider humanitarian ecosystem, and how we can better convene the collective talents of people within and across traditional and non-traditional humanitarian actors.

Organised by Humanitarian Innovation Project. In collaboration with World Humanitarian Summit.


hiproject@qeh.ox.ac.uk

http://www.oxhip.org/2014/11/hip2015-cfp/

27/07/2015 - 27/07/2015
8.45 - 5.30

Oxford Quaker Meeting House 43 St. Giles, Oxford, OX1 3LW

Palestine refugees and the interpretation of Article 1D

This workshop will focus on legal issues relating to Palestinians who seek asylum in the UK. This workshop will examine: 1) The historical situation of Palestine refugees 2) International law of Palestine refugees and Article 1D’s interpretations 3) Litigating asylum claims in the UK and interpreting the ECJs El Kott decision and UNHCR interpretive notes under UK asylum law and practice.

Organised by Oxford Rights Workshops. In collaboration with Professor Dawn Chatty, Professor Susan Akram, Elizabeth Ruddick solicitor.

Heidi El-Megrisi

heidi.elmegrisi@oxfordrightsworkshops.co.uk

http://www.oxfordrightsworkshops.co.uk/palestine-refugees-and-the-interpretation-of-art-1d/

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