Upcoming Events

(Events Next Week Mar 20-26)

Check out what is out there to learn and understand more about refugeehood in London. Monday 20th Islington Centre 20th Anniversary Party: Islington Centre for Refugees and Migrants is celebrating its 20th anniversary! Listen: Giving a Voice to Refugees: A pop-­up souListen: Giving a Voice to Refugees: A pop-­up sound installation exhibition, dedicated to giving a voice to … Continue reading (Events Next Week Mar 20-26)

(Mar 24) My Escape from North Korea

KCL Amnesty International will be hosting a panel discussion with Young-II Kim, a North Korean refugee and founder of PSCORE Organisation (People for Successful Corean Reunification). He will give a talk about his story of escape from North Korea, human rights abuses in the country, and a background to PSCORE. When: Friday 24th March   18:00 … Continue reading (Mar 24) My Escape from North Korea

(Mar 21) Shelter from the Storm: Stories of Refugee Life

This event will share the individual stories from refugees and migrants from a wealth of regions and conflict zones both past and present. When: Tuesday 21st March   19:00 – 22:00 Where: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4RL More Info Get a ticket (£10) here : https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/shelter-from-the-storm-stories-of-refugee-life-tickets-32322234674 All proceeds from ticket sales and … Continue reading (Mar 21) Shelter from the Storm: Stories of Refugee Life

(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 20-25) Listen: Giving a Voice to Refugees

A pop-­up sound installation exhibition, dedicated to giving a voice to refugees whose voices are not heard, by allowing the community to listen to the individual stories of why people are migrating from a migrant’s perspective. The personal stories of refugees will be transmitted through 20 suspended headphones; and later the audience can share their … Continue reading (Mar 20-25) Listen: Giving a Voice to Refugees

(Mar 20) Islington Centre 20th Anniversary Party

Islington Centre for Refugees and Migrants is celebrating its 20th anniversary!There will be music from their choir of refugees and asylum seekers, joined by the World Harmony Orchestra, a chance to win exciting prizes donated by members of the local community, and delicious food. When: Monday 20th March 18:00 – 22:00 Where: Islington Town Hall, … Continue reading (Mar 20) Islington Centre 20th Anniversary Party

(Mar 16-17) Uncomfortable Conversations in a Foreign Land

Foundation for  Women's Health, Research & Development (FOWARD) is holding a community based theatre production that looks at the stories of African migrants in the UK who are having conversations for the first time about the challenges of integration, identity and abandoning Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) as a traditional practice. Each performance is followed by a panel discussion … Continue reading (Mar 16-17) Uncomfortable Conversations in a Foreign Land

(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