Podcast: Harrell-Bond lecture by Jan Egeland “Beyond blankets: in search of political deals and durable solutions for the displaced”


On 18 November 2009 Jan Egeland gave the tenth annual Harrell-Bond lecture. Mr Egeland is the former UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator. He is currently director of the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs. The lecture was entitled ‘Beyond blankets: in search of political deals and durable solutions for the displaced’.

The podcast of the lecture is now available on Forced Migration Online: http://www.forcedmigration.org/podcasts/harrell-bond-lecture/2009/

The Harrell-Bond Lecture is organised annually by the Refugee Studies Centre, named in honour of the Centre’s founder, Dr Barbara Harrell-Bond. Forced Migration Online offers a collection of audio podcasts that can be downloaded for free and listened to either on your computer or on the move (http://www.forcedmigration.org/podcasts/).

The podcast series includes lectures from forced migration events and discussions between experts on forced migration issues from academia, practitioner organizations and international agencies. Also increasingly the series features interviews with refugees and other displaced people. The podcasts are in MP3 audio format. On your computer you can either use just a web browser (such as Firefox or Internet Explorer), your default multimedia software such as (QuickTime, Windows Media Player or RealPlayer) or dedicated podcast aggregator software. The version for iTunes is synchronised with the slides of the lecture. The software can be downloaded at http://www.apple.com/itunes/download/

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