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Roots and Routes: Alexander Betts – “Sustainable Sanctuaries: The Economic Inclusion of Refugees”

November 5, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Join us at 5:30 in the Ahmadieh Conference Room (West Duke 101) as we welcome Oxford Professor of Forced Migration and International Affairs Alexander Betts for a lecture entitled, “Sustainable Sanctuaries: The Economic Integration of Refugees.” Professor Betts is also the director of Oxford’s Refugee Studies Centre (RSC) and the director of Refugee Economies, an interdisciplinary non-profit organization that combines economics, anthropology, history, and political science to explore the conditions under which refugees can become self-sufficient and make positive economic contributions to their host states and societies. He has written several books on refugee policy, including Refuge: Rethinking Refugee Policy in a Changing World and has written and talked extensively about the positive potential of refugees in host countries. Reception to follow.


Learn more about the Roots and Routes Speaker Series here.


November 5, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Kenan Institute for Ethics


The Ahmadieh Family Conference Room, West Duke, Room 101
1364 Campus Drive
Durham, NC
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