Refugee Nights November/December 2020 hosted by the Imperial War Museum
Refugee Nights is a virtual festival created by the IWM Institute marking its launch in November 2020. From those risking everything to cross the seas, to thousands who experienced the devastating fire in Lesbos’ Moria camp last month, 2020 has seen the highest levels of displacement on record. With an estimated 79 million people currently […]
Story: Tales from a Refugee Camp – Free showing @edgehill
Thursday 14 November, 6pm Edge Hill Lecturer, Yiannis Koufonikos’ new film, ‘Story: Tales from a Refugee Camp’ is the exciting outcome of a collaborative project with Coventry University, bringing together residents of the camp and the local community to share their stories.
Dr Julia Hope: Children’s Literature about Refugees
Visiting from Goldsmiths’ University, last week Dr Julia Hope shared with the faculty her wealth of experience from her PhD research and a decade as a ‘refugee teacher’, working with children from a refugee background in the classroom. Her paper explored the range of ways in which children’s books can support children with a refugee […]