Human Rights Law Centre

Forced Migration Unit

Our Forced Migration Unit undertakes research, teaching, consultation and engagement activities, focusing on international protection and state responses to forced migration.

The Forced Migration Unit conducts interdisciplinary research, adopting a human rights approach to contemporary migration issues. The Unit works with academics, governments, practitioners and civil society to understand forced migration and propose solutions that promote and protect the human rights of forced migrants.

The Unit’s Refugee Clinic, established in 2020, works directly with affected populations. Through the Clinic, students gain practical experience working in the field of refugee law.

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Unit Head

The unit is led by Dr Natalie Hodgson, Assistant Professor in the School of Law, who researches state responses to asylum seekers and border harms. 

Unit members

 
 
 
 

Publications, news and events

As one of the six research units within the HRLC, you can find all our unit publications, news and events on the publications, news and events pages.

 

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Human Rights Law Centre

School of Law
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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