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April 2019

Exhibition – Lande: The Calais ‘Jungle’ and Beyond

April 27 @ 10:00 am - November 29 @ 4:30 pm
Pitt Rivers Museum, South Parks Road
Oxford, OX1 3PP
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"Lande: The Calais ‘Jungle’ and Beyond is a major temporary exhibition at the Pitt Rivers Museum, running from 27 April to 29 November 2019. The exhibition has been made in parallel with a book, also called Lande: The Calais ‘Jungle’ and Beyond (Bristol University Press), published to coincide with the opening. The exhibition reassembles material and visual culture that survives from the ‘Jungle’ as it existed at Calais from March 2015 to the demolitions of 2016. It does so in order to make…

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July 2019

Conversations with Refugees

July 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Reading Minster, Chain Steet
Reading, RG1 2HX
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"Reading Refugee Support Group celebrate 25 years of their work in the town with an afternoon of poetry, music and personal journeys, in conversation with BBC Radio 3 presenter Fiona Talkington. We are very lucky to be joined by Refugees who have all worked with Reading Refugee Support Group. They will be sharing their stories and an artefact from their country.Opening the event is At The Border, a short theatre piece reflects influences from the Iranian writer and poet Choman Hardi, French…

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Crochet with Souad – KAMA Oxford workshop

July 22 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Oxfordshire County Library, community room, Queen Street, Westgate
Oxford, OX1 1DJ
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"Souad returns for her next KAMA crochet sessions... All abilities welcome! Head up the main staircase, and the community space is to your left by the piano. Please bring a hook and some wool if you have them. Looking forward to seeing you there!" Starts at 10:45am

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August 2019

Reading Festival Salvage with Marlow Refugee Action

August 26 - August 27
Reading Festival, Richfield Avenue
Reading, RG1 8EQ
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Marlow Refugee Action writes: "For the first time this year we are gathering a group of volunteers to go and help the salvage efforts at Reading Festival. We will be meeting up with our friends HERTS FOR REFUGEES who are old hands at this and send regular van loads of items over to Calais. We would love you to come along and help, if you'd like to register your interest or to find out more please email Sally at sally.jcraig@btinternet.com…

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September 2019

University of Sanctuary conference

September 4 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
York St John University
£30 – £60

"We are delighted to announce the first annual University of Sanctuary national conference will take place at York St John University on September 4th. Register Here Academics, professional staff, students, sanctuary scholars and many others will gather to explore how Higher Education Institutions can do more to build a practice and a culture of welcome for people seeking sanctuary in the UK. Click here to see the flyer. There are currently 10 recognised Universities of Sanctuary in the UK with many more working…

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October 2019

Responding to the changing landscape for refugees

October 5 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wesley Memorial Methodist Church, New Inn Hall Street
Oxford, OX1 2DH United Kingdom
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5 October 2019 Programme 09:30 Registration and refreshments 10:00 Panel and Questions: Perspectives on how the national landscape has changed recently and continues to change Clara Della Croce, Senior Teaching Fellow at SOAS, and Associate Lecturer and Knowledge Exchange Fellow at Oxford Brookes University School of Law Kathy Voss, Campaigns Manager, Refugee Council Politician (invited) 11:15 Break – refreshments available 11:45 Panel and Questions: Perspectives on the local response to the changing landscape Hadi Al Nuri, founder of the Syrian…

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