Jumbert and Sandvik participate in RSC Conference 2017

On 16-17 March, Maria Gabrielsen Jumbert (PRIO) and Kristin Bergtora Sandvik (PRIO/UiO) attended the Refugee Study Centre (RSC) Conference, “Beyond Crisis: Rethinking Refugee Studies” at the University of Oxford. The conference was convened to reflect on the evolution and future role of Refugee and Forced Migration Studies, assessing what kinds of knowledge, evidence, and concepts are needed to understand and respond to contemporary challenges.

On 16 March, Jumbert and Sandvik presented papers as part of the Rethinking Refugee Resettlement as Durable Humanitarian Governance panel. Jumbert presented a paper titled “Humanitarianism, nationalism and economic interests: competing political discourses on burden-sharing in Norway” and Sandvik presented a paper titled “Governing resettlement: due process, uncertain duties and undue rights”. You can listen to their panel in the podcast below.