Free event at Manchester Metropolitan University – International Day for Tolerance – ‘Professional Action and Practice for Refugees and Displaced People’ Saturday 17 November 2018

As part of the International Day for Tolerance, our friends at Manchester Metropolitan University and PAPYRUS Team cordially invite you to this event which aims to:

* promote organisations working with refugees, asylum-seekers and displaced people

* create an open, listening and debating space for practitioners, researchers, stakeholders and relevant NGO’s in the broad areas of work with refugees and displaced people to come together and learn

* value perspectives from across various sectors and create opportunities for new connections, creativity and engagement

* create a productive place for learning about new areas and sharing materials and resources helpful in work with refugees and displaced people.

This event is going to take place on Saturday 17th of November 2018 at the Business School (All Saints, All Saints Campus, M15 6BH, Manchester) and is organised within the framework of the Erasmus+ Programme PAPYRUS Project.

This free one-day event will include presentations by guest speakers, workshops and a charity village where organisations can promote and explain their work. Guest speakers include Gulwarli Passarlay (Author and Spokesperson for Asylum Seekers), Tendayi Madzunzu (Manchester Refugee Support Network) and Afzal Khan (MP for Manchester Gorton). Register at:

Feel free to forward this invitation to people or organisations that might be interested.

Looking forward to your hopefully positive reply.


Karolina Kardas Research Fellow

Erasmus+ Project Deputy Coordinator PAPYRUS, Teacher & Reflect Lab

Manchester Metropolitan University, Wilson 0-21, Cheshire Campus ,Crewe Green Road

CW1 5DU Crewe Tel: +44 (0) 161 247 5055 Mobile: +44 (0) 7827 872472

Upcoming free event – Online Arabic from Palestine and ‘Linguistic Hospitality’ – Migration Working Group Seminar 15th November 2018

Migration Working Group – North West invites you to the second seminar organised by the group at Edge Hill University. This seminar will focus on the process of online collaboration to design an Online Arabic language course. The presentation will be based on an international multilingual project implemented in the School of Education, University of Glasgow and in the Gaza Strip (Palestine).

Presenter: Dr Giovanna Fassetta, University of Glasgow
Title of the presentation: Online Arabic from Palestine and ‘Linguistic Hospitality’

Date: Thursday 15th November 2018
2.30pm Registration
3.00pm Event start
4.00pm Networking and refreshments

Venue: Room SC101, The Sports Centre, Edge Hill University

Registration: this event is FREE but please click here to register