Wednesday, 22 September 2010

New seminar series on 'International Refugee Law'

New seminar series on 'International Refugee Law'

The Institutes of Advanced Legal Studies and Commonwealth Studies in collaboration with the UNHCR are pleased to announce a new seminar series on 'International Refugee Law'. The series has been inaugurated to mark the 60th anniversary of the UNHCR and the Refugee Convention.

Mr Roland Schilling, the UNHCR Representative to the UK, will open the seminar series on Monday 25 October at 5.30pm at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies. Following Mr Schilling's opening speech, Dr Alice Edwards (University of Oxford) will give the first seminar of the series on 'Rethinking the detention of asylum-seekers and other migrants: exploring the alternatives - a comparative perspective'.

All seminars are free to attend. All welcome. For further information on the series and forthcoming seminars please contact

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