Refugee Week 2019

Refugee Week 2019


UCC Refugee Week is a week-long exploration of what it means to be a refugee. This year more than 20 events took place across UCC from 21-25 January 2019. All events were free and open to the public. Scroll down for information on the events or click to the next banner for a link to the Sanctuary Gig at the Glucksman!


Sanctuary Gig at the Glucksman


Highlights featuring Ophelia, Outsider YP and Stevie G, and Citadel


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Event Footage

Click here for audio, video and images from the events from Refugee Week!

DateTimeEvent nameTypeOrganised byLocation
January 21st-25th   €38.80 Week Experiential UCC SU  N/A 
January 21st-25th   Recent works by young refugees and asylum seekers  Art Exhibition Glucksman (Fiona Kearney)  Glucksman Foyer
January 21st-25th 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Radio Course: Expressing yourself through media Training - QQI/FET level 3 Gertrude Cotter  UCC (various)
January 21st 3 p.m. I for India Film Dept. of Film & Screen Media  Kane B10B Auditorium 
January 21st 5-6:30 p.m. Evgeny Shtorn, Asylum Seeker & LGBT Rights Advocate  Talk EDI Unit (Karl Kitching) Kane G18 
January 22nd 1 p.m.

Refugee and Asylum Seeker Experiences: Insights from Syrian and Sudanese Perspectives

Talk/Film NASC/University of Sanctuary Committee  Creative Zone 
January 22nd 1 p.m.

Site-based readings of selections from Itziar Pascual - Flotsam/Beached Women/Stranded

Theatre Department of Theatre Theatre Lab (Connolly S4) - starting point
January 22nd 3 p.m. The Destruction of Memory: The War against Culture and the Battle to Save It  Film UCC Centre for Criminal Justice & Human Rights Kane B10B Auditorium 
January 22nd 3 p.m. Gernikako Lobak (the grandchildren of Gernika) Talk Department of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies ORB G27
January 22nd 6 p.m. Mediterranea Film School of Languages ORB 1.24
January 23rd 1 p.m. Scholars at Risk Network Ireland with Prof. Rowena Pecchenino Talk Scholars at Risk Network UCC Cavanagh Pharmacy Building LG52
January 23rd 3 p.m. The Viables Dance Crew and improv theatre performance Dance/Theatre Migrant Rights Centre Amphitheatre
January 23rd 4 p.m. Those who jump/Les Sauteurs  Film Dept. of Film & Screen Media  Kane B10B Auditorium 
January 23rd 5-6 p.m. Sanctuary Scholarships 2019 Drop-in Information Session Sanctuary Scholarships Committee  WW5, Main Quadrangle 
January 23rd 6-9 p.m. What is a Refugee?  Panel Discussion  STAR Society UCC Aula Maxima 
January 24th All day A walk through the persecutions of Rohingya in Burma and the situations of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh  Photographic Exhibition  Haikal Mansor  Boole Library Foyer
January 24th 1 p.m. Vukašin Nedeljković from the Asylum Archive Artist's Session  STAR Society UCC Glucksman 
January 24th 1-2:15 p.m. Digital Storytelling from the Refugee Perspective - CANCELLED       
January 24th 3 p.m. Nurturing Dreams in a New Home with Sam Taylor (MSF) and Haikal Mansor Keynote University of Sanctuary Committee/EDI Unit  Aula Maxima 
January 24th 4 p.m. The Great Wall  Film Dept. of Film & Screen Media Kane B10B Auditorium 
January 24th 6-8 p.m. Public Good or Private Wealth Launch event Oxfam/CGD Unit UCC  Boole 1 
January 25th All day A walk through the persecutions of Rohingya in Burma and the situations of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh Photographic Exhibition Haikal Mansor Boole Library Foyer
January 25th 1-2 p.m. Sanctuary Gig at the Glucksman Music/Launch event University of Sanctuary Committee (Eileen Hogan)  Glucksman 
January 25th 3 p.m. Human Flow  Film Dept. of Film & Screen Media  Kane B10B Auditorium

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