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Refugee Week 2020

Refugee Week 2020

UCC Refugee Week is a week-long exploration of the theme "What is Sanctuary?". Events will take place across UCC from 3-7 February 2020. All events are free and open to the public. Scroll down for information on the events!

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Date Day Time Event name Type Organised by Location
February 3rd-7th Mon-Fri   Viewpoint: Children's Rights in Imaginary Spaces Exhibition The Glucksman & UCC School of Law The Glucksman 
February 3rd-7th Mon-Fri   Change the Beat Film The Glucksman The Glucksman
February 3rd-7th Mon-Fri   Workshop with TY Students and Student Teachers Workshop Gertrude Cotter (USWG) with Professional Masters in Education Coláiste Choilm Ballincollig
February 3rd-7th Mon-Fri   A selection of music, podcasts and recordings Radio Campus Radio 98.3 FM
February 3rd Mon 11 a.m.  Polish Refugees in UCC post WWII with Dr Bozena Cierlic Talk USWG WW7, Main Quad
February 3rd Mon 3-5 p.m.

'Building Sanctuary : Building Connections' with Natasha Maimba and Minahil Sarfraz, Youth Ambassadors for UNICEF Ireland

Seminar Claire Dorrity (USWG) & Fáilte Refugees UCC CACSSS Seminar Room
February 4th Tues 1 p.m. "Is Ireland becoming xenophobic? The Rise of the Far Right" with Dr Piaras MacEinrí Talk USWG Creative Zone, Boole LIbrary
February 5th Wed 1 p.m. "Correspondences" in support of MASI Book Launch Jessica Traynor with USWG Creative Zone, Boole Library 
February 5th Wed 1-2:30 p.m.

Sister's Keeper Safe Space (please register)

Social, Meditation Tinashe Madamombe BHSC242
February 5th Wed 4 p.m. Dance and Music with the Cork Sanctuary Singers Youth Choir (CSSYC) and the Cork Migrant Dance Group (CMC Dancers) with Andrea Williams Dance/Choral Event Eileen Hogan & USWG The Glucksman 
February 5th Wed 4 p.m.

Calais, the Last Border (2003, 59 min)

Film Screening Department of Film & Screen Media B.10.1 The Film & Screen Media Auditorium, Kane Building
February 6th Thurs 11 a.m. One Voice recording (broadcasting 3 p.m. Friday 7th, Campus Radio) Radio (Recording & Broadcast) Kathy O'Hare The Hub & 98.3 FM Campus Radio
February 6th Thur 1-4 p.m.

 Showcase of Refugee and Asylum Initiatives in Cork

Volunteer Fair BetterTogether Creative Zone 
February 6th Thur 5:30 p.m. What is Sanctuary? Exploring experiences of Sanctuary in Ireland Conference Fáilte Refugees UCC Aula Maxima, Main Quad
February 7th Fri 11 a.m. Scholars at Risk talk with Dr Prosper Maguchu, Zimbabwe Talk SAR Network UCC G18, Brookfield Health Sciences Centre
February 7th Fri 2:30 p.m.

 "The Future" by Helen Tornero

Play Reading Department of Theatre The Granary Theatre

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Unit

Comhionannas, Éagsúlacht agus Ionchuimsitheacht

South Lodge, College Road, University College, Cork, T12 RXA9