SOAS University of London

Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies

Introducing one-stop resources for lawyers and other providing refugees legal aid in achieving recognition of refugee status

Dr Barbara Harrell-Bond

Date: 30 September 2015Time: 5:00 PM

Finishes: 30 September 2015Time: 7:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: G52

Type of Event: Seminar

Note: Internal event not open to external attendees.

About the Speaker

Dr Barbara Harrell-Bond, OBE, Emerata Professor and Associate, is a legal anthropologist who founded/directed the Refugee Studies Centre (1982-96). Previously she was conducting research in West Africa from 1967-1982, while employed by the Departments of Anthropology, University of Edinburgh & University of Illinois-Urbana,USA, the Afrika Studiecentrum, Leiden, Holland, & the Faculty of Law, University of Warwick. On retirement from the RSC, she conducted research in Kenya and Uganda (1997-2000), and was Honorary Adjunct Professor, American University in Cairo (2000-2008). Barbara is also an awardee of the Franz Boas Award for Exemplary Service to Anthropology awarded by the American Anthropologist Association, and was awarded the Lucy Mair medal for applied anthropology in 2014. She is now responsible for the information portal, that promotes legal assistance for refugees around the world.

Organiser: Centre for Migration and Diaspora Studies

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