SOAS Refugee Forum - Episode #2: Interviews with Ockenden International Prize Winners Tue, 2017-04-25 11:47
In this episode, SOAS Radio presents interviews conducted during the Ockenden International Prize Award which took place on 7th March 2017. In the programme SOAS Refugee Forum, SOAS Radio interviewed the following people;
- Interview with Dr Barbara Harrell–Bond OBE, Emerata Professor and Associate, a Legal Anthropologist who founded/directed the Refugee Studies Centre (1982- 96). Previously she conducted research in West Africa from 1967-1982, while employed by the Departments of Anthropology, University of Edinburgh and University of Illinois-Urbana, USA, the Afrika Studiecentrum, Leiden, Holland, and the Faculty of Law, University of Warwick. On retirement from the Refugee Studies Centre, Dr Barbara conducted research in Kenya and Uganda (1997-2000), and was Honorary Adjunct Professor, American University in Cairo (2000-2008). In July 2016, she was awarded an honorary doctorate at SOAS.
- Interview with Christopher Eades, Executive Director of St. Andrews Refugee Services (StARS). StARS is an organisation based in Cairo, Egypt and have been working on a programme designed to halt the exodus of young unaccompanied adults to Europe.
- Interview with Susan Alupo, Deputy Programme Manager, Access to Justice, Refugee Law Project (RLP). RLP is a community outreach centre of the School of Law, Makerere University, Uganda. RLP envisions a context where all persons enjoy their human rights irrespective of their legal status.
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