(Mar 15) Conceptualising Fashion and Culture: A Cultural & Historical Studies Research Showcase

Department of Cultural and Historical Studies (CHS) at London College of Fashion will showcase the extensive research done and on-going by the department as part of the UAL Research Fortnight 2017. The research projects include: Labour, Creative Practice and the Performance of Self Online chair: Agnès Rocamora, Reader in Social and Cultural Studies Immigration, Ethnicity, and … Continue reading (Mar 15) Conceptualising Fashion and Culture: A Cultural & Historical Studies Research Showcase

(Mar 14) Diversity Matters Beyond Borders – A Launching Showcase at UAL

A launch event by Diversity Matters - Beyond Borders - including music, art, film and presentations on the on-going projects, a showcase by  ArA, Pianist Without Borders, FX (Efe Ikeuseu) and a mini market selling head wraps and accessories by Wrap Star Accessories.  The on-going projects include (check out their Facebook for more details): Thumbs Up … Continue reading (Mar 14) Diversity Matters Beyond Borders – A Launching Showcase at UAL

(Mar 11) Syrian Freedom Week

A kick-off dinner for the Syrian Freedom Week 2017. The scheduled contents for the event will offer you to explore the rich culture and experiences of Syrian people! 3:00-4:00: Syrian stalls, meet and greet 4:00-4:45: Syria Solidarity Campaign presentation and other speakers 4:45-5:30: Revolutionary songs and short videos 5:30-6:00 More speakers 6:00-7:15: Dinner 7:15-8:00: Refugee talks … Continue reading (Mar 11) Syrian Freedom Week

(Mar 8) International Women’s Day at TOM’s

TOM's is celebrating International Women's Day 2017 in Soho, with a screening of short film by SafeHands for Mothers. The event will have drinks & food, a screening and a panel discussion with the founder Nancy Durrell-McKenna along with Dr Vanessa Davies, Director General of the Bar Standards Board and former deputy Chief Executive of … Continue reading (Mar 8) International Women’s Day at TOM’s

(Mar 8) Women in Asylum: Safeguarding and Support

The International Women's Day event on women in asylum seeking situations. The event will include a lecture by Dr Latefa Narriman Guemar: “Gender and the Asylum Process", short-film screenings of London Refugee Women Forum: “Asylum is a Human Right” and Protection Gap Advocates at Asylum Aid: “From Us to You”. The panel discussion will follow to consolidate the … Continue reading (Mar 8) Women in Asylum: Safeguarding and Support

(Mar 6) Screening of EveryDay Borders and Panel Discussion

Queen Mary Pro Bono Society is screening a short documentary film EveryDay Borders which focuses on restricted situations of refugees arrived in the U.K., and after the movie joined by experts and the director himself they are going to discuss several issues pointed out in the movie. The panels will include: Professor Elspeth Guild from … Continue reading (Mar 6) Screening of EveryDay Borders and Panel Discussion

(Mar 6) Screening of The Refugee Diaries and Panel Discussion

Rogan Productions is screening an online documentary series The Refugee Diaries and a Q&A session afterwards joined by the production members and a refugee actor. The documentary follows the life journey of a Syrian refugee Thaer Batal, arriving and settling in the U.K.. The series consist of several short films and made for BBC3. The panel speakers … Continue reading (Mar 6) Screening of The Refugee Diaries and Panel Discussion

(Mar 4) Screening of ‘Valgelo’

Vangelo, an Italian film about one guy's experience of visiting an asylum centre and slowly beginning to interact with the refugees there... Vangelo, presented at Venice Film Festival in 2016 in the framework of “Giornate degli Autori”, shows Pippo Delbono visiting a centre where refugees come to seek asylum. He shares their everyday lives, between painful … Continue reading (Mar 4) Screening of ‘Valgelo’