Refugee Week 2021
UCC Refugee Week 2021
The University of Sanctuary Working Group (USWG) welcomes you to UCC Refugee Week 2021! We will be filling this page with event information as it is confirmed so we hope you stay tuned.
Refugee Week 2021 will take place from the 22nd to the 27th February 2021.
|Mon||22nd||6 p.m.||How to make the perfect cup of tea||Fáilte Refugees & Cenagal Enactus||TBC|
|Tues||23rd||7 p.m.||Children in Direct Provision (panel discussion)||Representatives from Every Child Is Your Child and NASC||Fáilte Refugees UCC & UCC Paediatric Sub-Society||Zoom|
|Wed||24th||12-12:45 p.m.||Introduction to Scholars at Risk (SAR) Network UCC||Dr Angela Flynn||USWG||Zoom|
|Wed||24th||1-2 p.m.||A Conversation on the Refugee Determination Process and the Recommendations in the Day Report||Victoria Oluwatobi Isa Daniel & Ruth Kelliher / Fiona Hurley & Nick Henderson||LLM students, UCC School of Law||Zoom|
|Wed||24th||4-5:30 p.m.||Launch of the Small Business Journal Special Issue on Refugee Entrepreneurship||Sameeksha Desai (Indiana University), Wim Naudé (UCC) and Nora Stel (Radboud University) - Launch||Professor Wim Naudé||Zoom|
|Wed||24th||5 p.m.||Art in Action (webinar)||Eileen Hogan, Raphael Olympio, Fionnuala O'Connell||Fáilte Refugees and the Glucksman||Eventbrite|
|Thur||25th||9:30 a.m. -12:45 p.m.||Disaster Law Yearbook Launch - Yearbook of International Disaster Law 2020||Speakers invited by American Society of International Law and Jean Monnet Project||Access faciliated by Dr Dug Cubie, USWG||Teams|
|Thur||25th||12:30-2:30 p.m.||Building Bridges: Building Agency||Dr Naomi Masheti, Cork Migrant Centre; Dina Vyapuri, Purplunicorn; Roos Demol, Recruit Refugees Ireland||Dr Claire Dorrity, Dr Piaras Ma Éinrí||Teams|
|Thur||25th||3 p.m.||'The Future' by Helena Tornero||Final Year & MA students from Theatre and Performative Practices||Dr Fionn Woodhouse||Zoom|
|Thur||25th||4-5:15 p.m.||Migration Narratives - a critical exploration||Kilian Kleinschmidt, former UN Diplomat and CEO Switxboard||Dr Claire Dorrity, ISS21 & USWG||Teams|
|Thur||25th||5:30 p.m.||Direct Provision: Asylum, the Academy and Activism (book launch)||Dr Jacqui O'Riordan, Mike Fitzgibbon||Dr Jacqui O'Riordan & Mike Fitzgibbon, USWG||Zoom|
Discussion on Direct Provision
|Ceangal Enactus, UCC Law Society and guests||Ceangal Enactus & UCC Law Society||Teams|
|Thur||25th||7 p.m.||CHarity Bingo in aid of supporting Trans people in Direct Provision||UCC Fáilte Refugees Society and UCC LGBTQ Society||Zoom|
|Fri||26th||3 p.m.||Bernard McCaul, Deputy Director Programme Innovation and LAC Regional Director and Marcelo González, LAC Roving Technical Advisor for Disaster Risk Reduction, GOAL Global||Dr Claire Dorrity, Cliona Maher (LAWRG)||Teams|
|Sat||27th||2-4 p.m.||Fáilte Refugees UCC Annual Conference||Speakers include Naomi Mashetti from Cork Migrant Centre, Izzeddeen Alkarajeh, CEO of Izz Café and poet Parwana Amiri||FáilteRefugeesUCC||Zoom|
Available all week are:
Interview with IMMERSE partners in Greece by Dr Jacqui O'Riordan
Art in Action, a collaboration between UCC Fáilte Refugees Society and the Glucksman
More details and event links will follow in due course, and you can follow us on social media as UCC student, Mair Kelly, member of the University of Sanctuary Working Group takes over the airways on Twitter and Instagram.