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1909: The People's Budget
4 Degrees and Beyond International Climate Conference
Academic Blogging: Political Analysis in the Digital Age
Afghanistan’s displaced people (Forced Migration Review 46)
African Studies Centre
Annual Oxford Fulbright Distinguished Lectures in International Relations
Anthropology
Archaeology
Beyond boundaries: research worth sharing
Big Questions For The Future
Blurring the lines: the changing dynamics between man and machine
Border Criminologies
Building a Business
Business and the Environment - A conference from the Said Business School, University of Oxford
Can emerging technologies save the world? Hilary Term Seminar Series 2012
Centre for International Studies Podcasts
Centre for Socio-Legal Studies
Centre for the Study of African Economies - Seminars & Workshops
Centre for the Study of African Economies Conference
Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS)
Certification and Sustainability
Children and Youth in a Changing World
Climate change and disasters (Forced Migration Review 49)
Coalitional Presidentialism in Comparative Perspective
Comparative Methods Workshop
Complexity and Systemic Risk: Hilary Term Seminar Series 2010
Criminology
Crisis (Forced Migration Review 45)
Dayton +20 (Forced Migration Review 50)
Dean's Seminar Series: Saïd Business School
Demographic Trends and Problems of the Modern World
Department of Education Public Seminars
Department of Education Research Seminars
Department of Social Policy 2013-14 Centenary Lectures
Department of Social Policy and Intervention
Department of Sociology Podcasts
Destination: Europe (Forced Migration Review 51)
Detention and deportation (Forced Migration Review 44)
Disability and displacement (Forced Migration Review 35)
Distinguished Speakers Seminar
DRC: Past. Present. Future? (Forced Migration Review 36)
Drought and Water Scarcity
Energy, Climate Change, Social Entrepreneurship and Gender
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Change Institute
Environmental Change Institute: Introductions to Research
Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict
Faith and displacement (Forced Migration Review 48)
Forced Migration Review
Foundation for Law, Justice and Society
Geographies of the World's Knowledge
German Politics: An Introduction
Getting to Zero: Michaelmas Term Seminar Series 2009
Global Catastrophic Risks Conference 2008
Global insights in impact investing
Human Rights and the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Challenges and prospects
Humanitarian Innovation Conference 2015: Facilitating Innovation
ICT for Development (ICT4D)
Impact in an evolving research environment
Innovation and refugees (Forced Migration Review, supplement 2014)
Institute for Science, Innovation and Society
Intergenerational Justice: What do we owe future generations?: Hilary Term Seminar Series 2011
International Migration Institute
Is the planet full? Seminar Series 2011
Judgement and Justice: The Life and Diary of William Godwin
Latin American Centre
Law Faculty Podcasts
LGBTQI and forced migrants (Forced Migration Review 42)
Local communities: first and last providers of protection (Forced Migration Review 53)
Louwes Lectures
Medical Innovation
MSc Migration Studies
New Thinking: Advances in the Study of Human Cognitive Evolution
Nissan Institute of Japanese Studies
North Africa and displacement (Forced Migration Review 39)
ODID Distinguished Speaker Lectures
OII Bellwether Lectures
Oxford Diasporas Programme
Oxford Food Governance Group: The Politics and Practices of Food
Oxford Human Rights Hub Seminars
Oxford Internet Institute
Oxford Martin School: Interviews and Commentaries
Oxford Martin School: Public Lectures and Seminars
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative
Oxford Programme for the Future of Cities
Oxford Symposium On The August 2011 Riots: Context And Responses
Oxford Transitional Justice Research (OTJR) conference podcasts
Oxford Transitional Justice Research Conference - Justice and Self-Determination in West Papua
Oxford Transitional Justice Research Seminars
Podcasts From The Extra-legal Governance Institute (Exlegi)
Political Demonology: The Logic of Evil in Contemporary Literature and Theology
Politics and International Relations Podcasts
Preventing displacement (Forced Migration Review 41)
Protecting the Past 2 - Towards a better future with cultural heritage
Protecting the Past: Archaeology, Conservation and Tourism in the North of Jordan
Public International Law Discussion Group (Part I) & Annual Global Justice Lectures
Public International Law Discussion Group (Part II)
Refugee Studies Centre
Resettlement (Forced Migration Review 54)
Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
RightsUp - Global perspectives on human rights law
School of Geography and the Environment Podcasts
Shelter in displacement (Forced Migration Review 55)
Sidney Ball Memorial Lectures
Silicon Valley Comes to Oxford
Smith School Seminars
Spain: 1959 - 1992
States of fragility (Forced Migration Review 43)
Statute Law: Making Legislation
Technology and Management for Development
The Egyptian Revolution, One Year On
The Emerging Middle Class in Latin America: Causes, Challenges and Opportunities
The Engagement of Theory
The Legacy of Margaret Thatcher
The State of the State
The Syria crisis (Forced Migration Review 47)
The technology issue (Forced Migration Review 38)
The Theory and Practice of Immigration Detention Workshop
Thinking ahead: displacement, transition, solutions (Forced Migration Review 52)
Transformations: Economy, Society, and Place
Transport Studies Unit Podcasts
UK Climate Impacts Programme
UK Climate Impacts Programme Training
UKERC Energy Workshops
Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity (UBVO) seminars
US China Relations: An Introduction
Voices from Oxford
Water Security, Risk and Society Conference
Water: Perspectives from Science and Industry
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1 Gifts, entitlements, benefits and surplus: interrogating food poverty and food aid in the UK The 2017 Mary Douglas Memorial Lecture was given in Oxford on 24 May by Prof. Pat Caplan of Goldsmiths, London. Pat Caplan 26 Jul 2017
2 The concept of culture in cultural evolution In his keynote speech for the Cultural Evolution Workshop (held in the Pitt Rivers Museum on 28 February 2017), Prof. Tim Lewens of Cambridge examines the concept of culture in cultural evolution. Tim Lewens 26 Jul 2017
3 Why do children doubt magic, but believe in the miraculous? Prof. Paul Harris (Harvard Graduate School of Education) examines why children are skeptical about magical phenomena but are willing to believe in supposedly miraculous violations of everyday causal constraints. 12 May 2017. Paul Harris 26 Jul 2017
4 Transformation through Ritual: Bodies as Sacred Space A seminar of the Anthropology Research Group at Oxford on Eastern Medicines and Religions. Dr Ann R. David (University of Roehampton) focuses on Tamil worshippers in the UK to discuss the role of ritual in religion and dance. 18 January 2017. Ann R. David 26 Jul 2017
5 Climate, weather, culture In this Departmental Seminar, Prof. Steve Rayner examines the blossoming of anthropological attention to climate change over the last ten years. 17 February 2017. Steve Rayner 26 Jul 2017
6 The great migration of summer 2015: trajectories, journeys and hubs In this Departmental Seminar, Dr Franck Düvell (COMPAS) focuses on the great migration of 2015 when it is estimated that 12 million people were newly displaced. 20 January 2017. Franck Düvell 26 Jul 2017
7 Exhibiting violence and social change in Brazil Prof. Elizabeth B. Silva (The Open University) discusses the role of staged events in remembering the establishment of dictatorship in Brazil in 1964. 19 May 2017. Elizabeth B. Silva 26 Jul 2017
8 Women in India’s waste economy In this Departmental Seminar, Prof. Barbara Harriss-Whiten draws on anthropology, economics and politics to examine the role of women in Indian society. 12 May 2017. Barbara Harriss-White 26 Jul 2017
9 The Gorongosa Restoration Project, Mozambique Greg Carr, the President of the Gorongosa Restoration Project in Mozambique, gives an overview of how the Gorongosa National Park has evolved since Mozambique's civil conflict ended in 1992. 5 May 2017. Greg Carr 26 Jul 2017
10 FMR 55 - From the Editors All displaced people need some form of shelter, and circumstances dictate that in reality not much of it conforms to the typical picture of a tent or tarpaulin nor meets official standards. Marion Couldrey, Maurice Herson 13 Jul 2017
11 FMR 55 - Refugee settlements and sustainable planning We need to develop refugee settlement planning processes that not only facilitate long-term planning but also allow for incremental upgrading. The case of M’Bera in Mauritania illustrates this. Brett Moore 13 Jul 2017
12 FMR 55 - Shelter in flux Current humanitarian guidelines do not sufficiently cover what shelter means in volatile and protracted conflict settings, particularly outside organised camps. We propose improved tools that will address that gap. Charles Parrack, Brigitte Piquard, Cathrine Brun 13 Jul 2017
13 FMR 55 - An architectural investigation into the provision of refugee accommodation When challenged to investigate accommodation options for refugees in their city, architecture students found that there are simple and plausible architectural answers for the integration of refugees in medium-sized European cities such as A Coruña. Plácido Lizancos, Evaristo Zas 13 Jul 2017
14 FMR 55 - The case for self-recovery Most families recovering from the catastrophe of a disaster rebuild their own homes. This practice of self-recovery by non-displaced communities has potential for displaced populations too. Bill Flinn, Holly Schofield, Luisa Miranda Morel 13 Jul 2017
15 FMR 55 - Pre-fabricated or freely fabricated? The architectural forms of emergency shelters and the ways they are created play a significant role in the ability of their inhabitants to deal with their displacement and to perhaps feel, even temporarily, at home. Irit Katz 13 Jul 2017
16 FMR 55 - Shelter for refugees arriving in Greece, 2015-17 Mass arrivals in Greece since 2015 have far exceeded the supply of acceptable shelter. The attempts to provide solutions continues. John F Wain 13 Jul 2017
17 FMR 55 - From drawing-board to Jungle Our research and development department has been working on a shelter solution in accordance with the requirement of improving logistics, installation, flexibility, the use of natural resources and, above all, the improvement of living conditions. Pedro Sáez, Carmen García 13 Jul 2017
18 FMR 55 - The diversity of data needed to drive design The developers of the Refugee Housing Unit know every aspect and component of their design but can never know what it is like to wake up in one of them every day. Märta Terne, Johan Karlsson, Christian Gustafsson 13 Jul 2017
19 FMR 55 - Choice in shelter solutions in Somalia The complex, inter-linked and multi-dimensional humanitarian challenges in Somalia require equally complex responses in order to be able to bolster the resilience of Somali people. Martijn Goddeeris, Gregg McDonald 13 Jul 2017
20 FMR 55 - Refugees and the city: UN-Habitat’s New Urban Agenda Special protection for refugees and displaced persons should be part of countries’ housing policies. Raffael Beier, Jasmin Fritzsche 13 Jul 2017
21 FMR 55 - Shelter provision and state sovereignty in Calais Government provision of shelter for Calais’ migrant population over the last twenty years has prioritised the assertion of state authority over the alleviation of human suffering. Policies in 2015-16, which involved the destruction of informal shelter and Michael Boyle 13 Jul 2017
22 FMR 55 - A camp redefined as part of the city Was what was built at La Linière in Grand-Synthe in northern France a traditional refugee camp or a new kind of urban district? Cyrille Hanappe 13 Jul 2017
23 FMR 55 - Appropriating buildings to house refugees: Berlin Tempelhof As European cities continue to co-opt existing buildings to use as refugee shelters, the inherent spatial characteristics of these structures present significant challenges to the authorities that select the sites and to those who must reside in them. Toby Parsloe 13 Jul 2017
24 FMR 55 - Collective homemaking in transit The daily activities of the residents and volunteers of the City Plaza Refugee Accommodation Centre in Athens and the organisation of the space help to construct a positive notion of ‘home’. Alexandra Koptyaeva 13 Jul 2017
25 FMR 55 - Perpetually temporary shelter in Trieste An old building that has seen displaced people in it many times over many years is being used by the latest group of arrivals, this time from outside Europe. Roberta Altin 13 Jul 2017
26 FMR 55 - The impact of humanitarian shelter and settlements on child protection Insufficient attention has been paid to the design of shelters and settlements in protracted refugee encampments in Eastern Africa. The results invisibly obstruct young children’s development. Nerea Amorós Elorduy 13 Jul 2017
27 FMR 55 - Reducing GBV risks through better shelter programme design Good shelter programming must include mitigation measures throughout the project cycle in order to reduce GBV risks. Amelia Rule, Jessica Izquierdo, Alberto Piccioli 13 Jul 2017
28 FMR 55 - Thriving spaces: greening refugee settlements By incorporating urban agriculture initiatives within refugee camp settings, the concept of shelter can be expanded to include providing protection from the climate, addressing nutritional deficiencies and increasing levels of human dignity, place makin Carrie Perkins, Andrew Adam-Bradford, Mikey Tomkins 13 Jul 2017
29 FMR 55 - Repurposing shelter for displaced people in Ukraine Buildings in Ukraine are being repurposed to provide shelter for those fleeing conflict in the country but, as the war continues, the need for more permanent solutions must be acknowledged. Laura A Dean 13 Jul 2017
30 FMR 55 - Reconstructing ‘home’ in northern Uganda An understanding of shelter in situations of displacement and return must take into consideration both material and non-material dimensions. Alice Anderson-Gough 13 Jul 2017
31 FMR 55 - Planning for the integration of refugee and host communities in Turkana County, Kenya The Kalobeyei New Settlement focuses on the creation of a spatial plan to guide settlement in both the short and the long term to the benefit of both host community and refugees. Yuka Terada, David Evans, Dennis Mwaniki 13 Jul 2017
32 FMR 55 - Poor Albanians who hosted displaced Kosovars The experience of hosting displaced Kosovars is one that at least one Albanian village would prefer not to repeat. Beryl Nicholson 13 Jul 2017
33 FMR 55 - Hosting the displaced – and being hosted A local family hosting a displaced family in their home is becoming a well-recognised form of shelter for families in displacement. Cynthia Caron 13 Jul 2017
34 FMR 55 - Security of tenure in the urban context Addressing the lack of secure tenure and the risk of forced eviction is one of the defining characteristics of urban shelter response. Neil Brighton, Kirstie Farmer, Øyvind Nordlie 13 Jul 2017
35 FMR 55 - The pavements and slums of Dhaka Almost half a million people every year seek refuge in Dhaka, compelled by a nexus of climate change, poverty and environmental degradation. Many end up on living on the pavements. Nellie LeBeau, Hugh Tuckfield 11 Jul 2017
36 FMR 55 - Mass shelters: inappropriate in displacement Mass shelters appear to be an inappropriate shelter solution even in the acute onset of a crisis, creating problems of dignity and security and having significant health consequences. Alena Koscalova, Yann Lelevrier 11 Jul 2017
37 FMR 55 - More design, less innovation Those working in international agencies to develop shelter solutions for displaced populations can learn much from human-centred design practices of professional architects and planners. Mitchell Sipus 11 Jul 2017
38 FMR 55 - The humanitarian-architect divide Humanitarians and architects can fail to find a common language, characterising each other in schematic terms. Tom Scott-Smith 11 Jul 2017
39 FMR 55 - Using public schools as shelter for IDPs in Yemen The two years of conflict in Yemen have created 3.3 million internally displaced person (IDPs), 20% of whom live in spontaneous settlements or collective centres, including public buildings. Schools top the list of the public buildings that are frequently Mohammed Al-Sabahi and Ghaidaa Motahar 11 Jul 2017
40 FMR 55 General - Cash transfer programming: lessons from northern Iraq Cash transfers can be a powerful tool in situations of conflict and forced migration. However, the need to adopt a context- and conflict-sensitive approach is of great importance. Yvonne Deblon, Patrick Gutekunst 11 Jul 2017
41 FMR 55 General - Facilitating ‘reasonable hope’ with refugees and asylum seekers The loss of hope over time has led to despair and a mental health crisis for refugees and asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru. Greg Turner 11 Jul 2017
42 FMR 55 General - Vulnerability of refugees with communication disabilities to SGBV: evidence from Rwanda Refugees with communication disabilities are particularly vulnerable to sexual and gender-based violence, in part because of their limited ability to report abuse. Julie Marshall, Helen Barrett, Angelo Ebengo 11 Jul 2017
43 FMR 55 General - The power of education in refugees’ lives: Sri Lankan refugees in India In their determination to take control of an uncertain future, Sri Lankan refugees living in the camps of Tamil Nadu, India, have prioritised education. Antony Jeevarathnam Mayuran 11 Jul 2017
44 FMR 55 General - Children of rape of refugee women, and statelessness, in Egypt The facilitation of birth registration procedures for children born from rape – particularly of refugee women – is necessary in order to prevent statelessness. Mohamed Farahat 11 Jul 2017
45 FMR 55 General - Proving torture: demanding the impossible New research demonstrates that errors by Home Office asylum caseworkers in their handling of expert medical evidence of torture can make it almost impossible for survivors of torture seeking asylum in the UK to prove that they were tortured. Lucy Gregg, Jo Pettitt 11 Jul 2017
46 FMR 55 General - Giving birth in transit through Greece Pregnant refugee women en route through Europe are having to give birth in extremely difficult conditions. They face appalling choices, and their babies risk being stateless. Raquel Esther Jorge Ricart 11 Jul 2017
47 Lexical diversity and coverage in tertiary-level STEM:
a corpus-based comparison of English-medium lectures in Anglophone and non-Anglophone contexts Jessica Briggs, Centre for Research and Development in English Medium Instruction, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the EMI conference. Jessica Briggs 05 Jul 2017
48 Language and disciplinary learning combined: CLIL challenging conceptions of language skills Tarja Nikula, Centre for Applied Language Studies, University of Jyvåskylå, gives a talk for the EMI conference. Tarja Nikula 05 Jul 2017
49 Systematic review of English Medium Instruction Ernesto Macaro (with Samantha Seiter, Jiangshan An, Jack Pun, Julie Dearden), Centre for Research and Development in English Medium Instruction, University of Oxford, gives a talk for the EMI Symposium. Ernesto Macaro 05 Jul 2017
50 Bridging the Research-Practice Gap: Applied Transitional Justice Research Pablo de Greiff, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion of truth, justice, reparation, and guarantees of non-recurrence, gives a talk for the OTJR 10th Anniversary Event. Pablo de Greiff 30 Jun 2017
51 Authority, Expertise and Race in the South African TRC Deborah Posel, Professor of Sociology at UCT, gives a talk for the OTJR Seminar Series. Deborah Posel 30 Jun 2017
52 Reverse Transitions, Squeezed Civic Space and Human Rights Antoine Buyse, Director of the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights, gives a talk for the OTJR Seminar Series. Antoine Buyse 30 Jun 2017
53 Trade unions, agency (migrant) workers and the insiders/outsiders debate: Germany and Belgium compared Dr. Valeria Pulignano gives a presentation for the International Migration Institute Trinity Term 2017 seminar series. Valeria Pulignano 21 Jun 2017
54 Broadcasting in the age of Brexit and Trump Justin Webb, BBC Today presenter, Radio 4 gives a talk for the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Introduction by David Levy. Justin Webb 16 Jun 2017
55 Building Optimal Predictive Models with Large Scale Assessment Data Professor David Kaplan (University of Wisconsin-Madison) gives a talk for the Department of Education Research Seminar series. David Kaplan 14 Jun 2017
56 What can we learn from PISA (2015)?- Design, innovations, challenges and limitations Professor Eckhard Klieme (German Institute for International Educational Research, DIPF) gives a talk for the Department of Education Research seminar series. Eckhard Klieme 14 Jun 2017
57 A synthesis of studies using PISA data – Implications for research, policy and practice Professor Leonidas Kyriakides (University of Cyprus) gives a talk for the Department of Education Research Seminar Series. Leonidas Kyriakides 13 Jun 2017
58 Producing news videos that young people care about Sakhr Al-Makhadhi, Acting Executive Producer, AJ+, gives a talk for the Reuters Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Introduction by Richard Sambrook Sakhr Al-Makhadhi 13 Jun 2017
59 Assessing practical work in science Neil Wade Oxford, Cambridge and RSA (OCR) and Stella Paes Formerly AQA, give a seminar for the Department of Education seminar series. Stella Paes, Neil Wade 13 Jun 2017
60 Immunity from Execution of Military and Cultural Goods Recent years have seen numerous attempts to seize State assets held outside a State's national territory to satisfy debts owed by the State to private persons. Matthew Happold 07 Jun 2017
61 Education, inequality and institutions This seminar will present recent research on the relationship between economic inequality and educational achievement as measured by large scale assessments. Robin Shields 06 Jun 2017
62 Creative Commons The Optician of Lampedusa – opening the world’s eyes to the human story behind mass migration Emma Jane Kirby, BBC correspondent and author of the ‘Optician of Lampedusa’ gives a talk for the Reuters Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Introduction by James Painter. Emma Jane Kirby 05 Jun 2017
63 Max Watson Annual Lecture: Ethical Business Practice and Regulation Christopher Hodges, Professor of Justice Systems, will deliver the 2017 Max Watson Annual Lecture to present his proposals to support an ethical basis for business practice and regulation. Christopher Hodges 02 Jun 2017
64 The Forgotten Flight: Terrorism, Diplomacy and the Pursuit of Justice Stuart H Newberger, author and international lawyer gives a talk for the FLJS seminar series. Stuart H Newberger, Dan Sarooshi 02 Jun 2017
65 Free Speech: Ten Principles for a Connected World In this keynote lecture, leading political writer Timothy Garton Ash will present his ten guiding principles for a connected world, and offer a manifesto for global free speech in the digital age. Timothy Garton Ash 19 May 2017
66 News in the digital age, and how The Economist fits in Tom Standage, deputy editor, the Economist gives a talk as part of the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series, with an introduction by Richard Sambrook. Tom Standage 19 May 2017
67 Bright Spots Project: The subjective well­ being of looked after children and survey development Professor Julie Selwyn, University of Bristol, gives a talk for the Education Department public seminar series. Julie Selwyn 16 May 2017
68 Creative Commons The Peace Process in Colombia: the Constitutional Dimension Judge Manuel José Cepeda Espinosa gives a talk for the OTJR seminar series on 10th May 2017. Manuel José Cepeda Espinosa 15 May 2017
69 The Will of the People? The History of Petitioning in Britain and Its Implications for Today Mark Knights, Professor of History, University of Warwick, gives a talk for the FLJS Seminar Series on 2nd May 2017. Mark Knights 15 May 2017
70 Women on Air – where are the experts? Suzanne Franks, professor of journalism, City University, London, gives a talk for The Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Introduction by Richard Sambrook. Suzanne Franks 11 May 2017
71 Creative Commons Integration of Brits in Turkey and Turks in Britain Ibrahim Sirkeci explores integration patterns of English-speaking movers in Turkey and those of Turkish-speaking movers in Britain Ibrahim Sirkeci 11 May 2017
72 The economic accomplices of Pinochet's dictatorship Leigh Payne, Cristian Olmos Herrera, Sebastian Smart and Marcos Gonzalez Hernando give a talk for the OTJR seminar series. Leigh Payne, Cristian Olmos Herrera, Sebastian Smart, Marcos Gonzalez Hernando. 09 May 2017
73 Standards in national examinations: What do they mean? Jo­ Anne Baird, Director of Department of  Education, University of Oxford and Dennis Opposs, Ofqual, give a seminar for the Department of Education public seminar series. Jo­ Anne Baird, Dennis Opposs 09 May 2017
74 Why Facebook matters and what you need to know about digital Esra Dogramaci, Senior Digital Editor, Deutsche Welle, gives a talk for the Business and Practice of Journalism Seminar Series. Introduction by Richard Sambrook. Esra Dogramaci 08 May 2017
75 Behavioral Economics and Global Public Goods and Global Commons Professor van Aaken's main research areas are international law with a special focus on international economic law and its interaction with other areas of international law, (international) legal theory, (behavioural) law and economics. Anne van Aaken 04 May 2017
76 Creative Commons The enemy of my enemy is still my enemy: the polarized media landscape in Syria Rima Marrouch, freelance journalist for Reuters, BBC, CBS, and Al Jazeera, gives a talk for the Reuters Seminar Series, Introduction by Richard Sambrook. Please note, that there are videos within this presentation which may sound distorted. Rima Marrouch 28 Apr 2017
77 From Financial Literacy to Financial Capability and Financial Well­being: More than a semantic change Professor Elaine Kempson, University of Bristol, gives a talk for the Department of Education seminar series on 24th April 2017. Elaine Kempson 26 Apr 2017
78 You know nothing about dogs, pigs or chickens! In Professor Greger Larson's short talk he unearths some new truths about the domestication of some familiar animal friends. Greger Larson 25 Apr 2017
79 Parenting, politics and petrol bombs: trying to reduce child abuse in Africa In her talk, Prof Lucie Cluver explores: can we really improve parent-child relationships, reduce child abuse and reduce poverty? Lucie Cluver 18 Apr 2017
80 Ten things you wish you didn’t know about elections (and what to do about them) In this talk, Prof Phil Howard explains how we are targeted and manipulated by social media and bots trying to influence voter behaviour. Philip Howard 18 Apr 2017
81 English landscapes and identities Prof Chris Gosden explains what his research tells us about regional developments and variations in English settlement and landscape changes over time. Chris Gosden 18 Apr 2017
82 Why immigration detention is a form of punishment In this talk Prof Mary Bosworth explores the daily experiences of the people held in immigration detention. Mary Bosworth 18 Apr 2017
83 Book Launch: 'East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity' Prof Philippe Sands (QC) presents his new book in a colloquium with Prof Dapo Akande and Dr Stephen Humphreys in the OTJR series. Philippe Sands, Dapo Akande, Stephen Humphreys 13 Apr 2017
84 Words Matter: The Politics of Identity in Increasingly Harsh Migration and Crime Control Policies Yolanda Vazquez, University of Cincinnati - 24 Nov 2016 Yolanda Vazquez 12 Apr 2017
85 Counter-terrorism as Border Control: Contest, Prevent, and all the legislation in between Maria Norris, LSE - 29 Nov 2016 Maria Norris 12 Apr 2017
86 Banished to Jamaica: Portraits of Deportation Luke de Noronha, University of Oxford - 24 Jan 2017 Luke de Noronha 12 Apr 2017
87 Moving Beyond Punitivism: Anthropological Engagements with Punishment and State Failure Insa Koch, LSE - 19 Jan 2017 Insa Koch 12 Apr 2017
88 Exploring the Long Term Effects of 'Thatcherite' Social and Economic Policies for Crime Stephen Farrall, University of Sheffield - 02 Feb 2017 Stephen Farrall 12 Apr 2017
89 Crime, Order and the Two Faces of Conservatism Ian Loader, University of Oxford - 10 Nov 2016 Ian Loader 12 Apr 2017
90 The Problems of Long-term Imprisonment Ben Crewe, Institute of Criminology, Cambridge - 6 October 2016 Ben Crewe 12 Apr 2017
91 Sociogenomics – when nature meets nurture In this short talk, Professor Melinda Mills introduces her work on the role of gene and gene-environment interaction on reproductive health Melinda Mills 12 Apr 2017
92 Justice Framed: A Genealogy of Transitional Justice Dr Marcos Zunino, University of Cambridge, gives a seminar in the OTJR series. Marcors Zunino 08 Apr 2017
93 Transitional Justice and Political Economies of Survival in Northern Uganda Anna Macdonald gives a talk for the OTJR Seminar Series. Anna Macdonald 27 Mar 2017
94 Creative Commons FMR 54 - From the Editors This issue of FMR looks at some of the modalities and challenges of resettlement in order to shed light on debates such as how - and how well – resettlement is managed. Marion Couldrey, Maurice Herson 23 Mar 2017
95 Creative Commons FMR 54 - Practical considerations for effective resettlement There are certain essential elements of resettlement programming benefit both refugees and the states undertaking to receive them. William Lacy Swing 23 Mar 2017
96 Creative Commons FMR 54 - The resettlement of Hungarian refugees in 1956 Around the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian uprising it is worth looking back on the efforts to resettle refugees to see that debates about how to help are timeless. Amanda Cellini 23 Mar 2017
97 Creative Commons FMR 54 - The internationalisation of resettlement: lessons from Syria and Bhutan There is clearly political will to engage more on refugee issues through resettlement. A defining feature of this effort is its internationalisation. Carol Batchelor, Edwina O’Shea 23 Mar 2017
98 Creative Commons FMR 54 - Surge and selection: power in the refugee resettlement regime There is an imbalance of power – and a resulting lack of agency for refugees – in the structure of the current resettlement regime. The top-down process of selection also poses ethical dilemmas, as recent surges in resettlement operations show. Annelisa Lindsay 23 Mar 2017
99 Creative Commons FMR 54 - A ‘successful’ refugee resettlement programme: the case of Nepal More than 100,000 Bhutanese refugees have been found homes in third countries. The other side to the story of this successful resettlement programme, however, is the failure to tackle the impact it has had on the remaining camp populations. Bipin Ghimire 23 Mar 2017
100 Creative Commons FMR 54 - Putting refugees at the centre of resettlement in the UK There are growing numbers of refugees in the UK who have been through a resettlement programme. New research in four UK cities highlights opportunities to incorporate the refugees’ expertise into programme design. Michael Collyer, Rupert Brown, Linda Morrice, Linda Tip 23 Mar 2017