(Mar 21) London Welcomes Refugees – How You Can Help Workshop

This workshop is intended to help the London community take local action to aid the current refugee crisis. Through workshops you can learn about 3 different actions with which you can get involved: Community sponsorship for refugee family resettlement Housing refugees Weekly community coffee morning for refugees There will be a panel discussion by key … Continue reading (Mar 21) London Welcomes Refugees – How You Can Help Workshop

(Mar 16-19) #FancyATeaWithARefugee – Who Are We?

Who Are We? reflects on identity, belonging, migration and citizenship through arts and audience participation in the back of a tail lift van. Conceptual Artist Alketa Xhafa Mripa’s Refugees Welcome seeks public participation, recreating the welcoming feeling she experienced when she was new to the UK. The interactive exhibition is curated by Tate Exchange Associates: … Continue reading (Mar 16-19) #FancyATeaWithARefugee – Who Are We?

(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) Better Lives Lecture Series 2017: SOCIETY – We Are All Migrants

Centre for Sustainable Fashion at London College of Fashion is hosting a panel discussion on the dynamics of refugeehood around the world today with the stories by  Helen Storey, Loukia Constantinou and Liz McLafferty of their recent experiences during visits to the Za’atari Refugee Camp in Jordan and the inspirational young women they met there. When: … Continue reading (Mar 14) Better Lives Lecture Series 2017: SOCIETY – We Are All Migrants

(Mar 14) Development in Crisis: States, conflicts, refugees

The panel will provide critical perspectives on the state, war and migration, and how each impacts and reshapes development in different parts of the world, reflecting on how thinkers and practitioners have problematised the emerging landscape of ‘development’. It will also focus on the role that SOAS scholarship has played in advancing the intellectual currents in these … Continue reading (Mar 14) Development in Crisis: States, conflicts, refugees

(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 13) Celebrating Syrian Refugees in Britain

In the light of celebrating the Syrian Freedom Week - 6th anniversary of the Syrian Revolution - Syria Solidarity is hosting a story-telling and panel discussion event at UCL. The panel speakers: Ahmad Al-Rashid, a graduate student at UCL originally from Aleppo, and worked in various aspects relating to refugee rights and child rights in conflict … Continue reading (Mar 13) Celebrating Syrian Refugees in Britain

(Mar 16) Report Launch: Refugees and asylum seekers in Berlin

Refugee Rights Data Project (RRDP) is launching a recent research report on urban refugees and asylum seekers in Berlin, Germany. The research was conducted during December 2016 - January 2017 across camps and accommodation centres in Berlin and will highlight a number of successful approaches taken by the German government in relation to refugee reception, … Continue reading (Mar 16) Report Launch: Refugees and asylum seekers in Berlin

(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