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Refugee Week 2022

At a glance...

Live events 

Day/Date Time What Where Organiser
Mon 21st 11:00-11:30 Launch of Refugee Week Quad Sanctuary UCC & the Glucksman
Mon 21st 10:00-15:00 CANCELED DUE TO HIGH WINDS Green Community Market with Nasc, Cork Migrant Centre, Sanctuary Runners, Fáilte Refugees The Hub Plaza Sanctuary UCC, Fáilte Refugees and Green Community Market
Mon 21st 17:00-17:30 Soundseekers Audio Festival Campus Radio Kathy O'Hare
Mon 21st 18:45-20:00 In Our Words: An evening of poetry, rap and spoken word The Shtepps Fáilte Refugees
Tue 22nd 10:00-12:00 In Conversation with Korean Defectors Zoom Fáilte Refugees
Tue 22nd 16:00-17:00 Migration from North America: An Overview from a Mexican Perspective (PAMIR Project) Teams ISS21 Migration and Integration Cluster and Sanctuary UCC
Tue 22nd 17:00-17:30 Soundseekers Audio Festival Campus Radio Kathy O'Hare
Tue 22nd 18:30-20:30 Focus on Refugee Health:Inequalities in Ireland and Abroad with UNICEF Eventbrite Ann Kiely
Tue 22nd 19:00 I am Rohingya: A Genocide in Four Acts (film screening)  Boole 6 Fáilte Refugees
Wed 23rd 11:00-13:00

The Penseekers Zine Launch

Student Centre & Amphitheatre Kathy O'Hare
Wed 23rd 13:00 "End Direct Provision" rally Honan Plaza Fáilte Refugees/UCCSU
Wed 23rd 13:00-14:00 Early Legal Advice and Assistance for International Protection Applicants in Ireland Online (Teams) CCJHR (Dug Cubie)
Wed 23rd 17:00-17:30 Soundseekers Audio Festival Campus Radio Kathy O'Hare
Wed 23rd 18:00-20:00 Praxis Anti-Racism Workshop Online Gertrude Cotter & Eric Ehigie
Wed 23rd 18:30 Entrepreneurship in the Refugee Community WW5 Fáilte Refugees
Wed 23rd 18:30-20:00 Experiences of Migration - CANCELLED DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES TBC UCC Psychological Society
Thur 24th 10:30-14:00 Global Tea Party Outside the Boole Fáilte Refugees
Thur 24th 10:30-11:30 Learning to Live: A European project supporting refugees and asylum-seekers in higher education Teams Angela Flynn
Thur 24th  13:00-14:00 Sanctuary Scholarships Information Session The Hub Active Learning Space (G12) Anne-Marie Curtin
Thur 24th 17:00-17:30 Soundseekers Audio Festival Campus Radio Kathy O'Hare
Thur 24th 17:00-20:30 Annual Fáilte Refugees UCC Conference (booking required) Aula Maxima Fáilte Refugees
Fri 25th 13:30-14:30 Words & Bodies - Play Readings with the Department of Theatre (Booking Required) Theatre Lab Fionn Woodhouse
Sat 26th 12:00 Sanctuary Runners Refugee Week Walk/Run Honan Plaza Fáilte Refugees

Available all week:

Interview: Eric Ehigie, politics coordinator at Black and Irish speaks with Dr Gertrude Cotter, UCC.

Direct Division Film, a film by The Office of the Ombudsman for Children on children's experiences of living in direct provision

A Conversation on Race with Dr Amanullah De Sondy (courtesy of Douglass Week 2022)

In Colour, a Creative Agency project that explores identity and heritage through original flag designs (UCC Fáilte Refugees Society and the Glucksman)

How I See My Identity, an exhibition of digital art in the Boole Library brought to you by Fáilte Refugees UCC - submissions welcome!




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*The University of Sanctuary Working Group (USWG)

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Unit

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