20 June 2017

New Issue of JRS

A special issue of the Journal of Refugee Studies (JRS) has been published, the theme of which is the "History of Refugee Protection." Contents of vol. 30, no. 2, June 2017 include:
  • The History of Refugee Protection: Conceptual and Methodological Challenges [abstract]
  • Refugees—What’s Wrong with History? [abstract] [related paper]
  • Exile, Refuge and the Greek Polis: Between Justice and Humanity [abstract]
  • Refugees and the Roman Empire [abstract]
  • Hospitality, Protection and Refuge in Early English Law [abstract]
  • Refugees and Refugee Protection in the Early Modern Period [abstract
  • The Dawn of International Refugee Protection: States, Tacit Cooperation and Non-Extradition [abstract] [preprint]
  • Protection, Repatriation and Categorization: Refugees and Empire at the End of the Nineteenth Century [abstract]
  • Protecting Refugees in the Weimar Republic [abstract]
  • Seeing Like a Refugee Agency: A Short History of UNHCR Classifications in Central Africa (1961–2015) [abstract]
Some of these articles are based on presentations made at a Refugee Studies Centre seminar series on "The History of Refuge," held in Oxford in 2015. Podcasts of a number of these seminars are available via the a/m link.

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