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The Evolving Dynamics of the Refugee and Migrant Response

2 December 2016

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Location: Rich Mix, Main Space, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA
Time: 10.00am - 2.00pm

This event is the final showcase of all the work that has been done as part of the Ethics and Politics of the Refugee Crisis project. It is open to anyone and is free to attend. A panel of academics and practitioners will discuss the ethics and politics of the refugee crisis. There will also be a display of some of the stories and images from the Calais camp that formed part of an exhibition earlier this year and a screening of a performance given by school students who took part in drama workshops as part of the project.

Panel Discussion

  • Bridget Anderson – University of Oxford COMPAS
  • Elspeth Guild – Jean Monnet, Queen Mary, University of London and Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands
  • Ovais Sarmad – Chief of Staff, International Organization for Migration
  • Pamela DeLargy – Special Advisor to the UN Special Representative for Migration

Moderator - Tim Large - Award winning Journalist and Editor

Exhibition - Stories and images from the Calais refugee camp

Performance - screening of a performance by students from City & Islington College exploring media representations of migration and the Calais camp

Live illustration - Of the panel discussion by Laura Sorvala: www.auralab.co.uk

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The event, led by the International Organization for Migration, in partnership with, the Open University, COMPAS, the Migration Museum Project and actREAL, marks International Migrants Day.