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Counterpoints Arts

Monday 17 June 2019 - Friday 21 June 2019

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location

Institute of Criminology
Sidgwick Ave
Cambridge
CB3 9DA
East England


Organiser

The Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement


Website

https://www.humanmovement.cam.ac.uk/

Price

Free

Category

Visual Arts


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Join us for a Morning tea with a difference.

The theme of Refugee Week 2019, ‘You, me and those who came before’, is an invitation to explore the lives of refugees – and those who have welcomed them – throughout the generations.

We are hosting a week long digital art exhibition by Assyrian and Yazidi artists showing works about the suffering of their peoples in Iraq and Syria during the recent wars and after the genocide committed ISIS against their peoples in 2014. Dr Naures Atto at the University of Cambridge (Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies) has been researching the fate and migration experiences of these two groups as vulnerable groups in the Middle East within her research project RESPOND: Multi-level Governance in Europe and Beyond (https://www.ames.cam.ac.uk/people/dr-naures-atto The digital art exhibition runs for all of Refugee Week, 17th - 21st June in the Institute of Criminology, Sidgwick Ave, Cambridge CB3 9DA. Drop in to view it anytime between 9am-5pm during Refugee Week.

We will also showcase some of the many research projects relating to migration, human movement and mobility taking place within the University of Cambridge.

We hope that you can join us. Please contact us here if you have any questions or if you would like to showcase your organisation during our morning tea.

Tickets are not required - please just drop in.

Organisers:

The Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement was established at the University of Cambridge to create a transdisciplinary centre of research excellence. The Centre aims to engage with one of the greatest societal challenges of the 21st Century, that of human movement, dispersal, mobility, and migration.

RESPOND: Dr Naures Atto at the University of Cambridge (Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies) has been researching the fate and migration experiences of Assyrian and Yazidi groups in the Middle East within her research project RESPOND: Multi-level Governance in Europe and Beyond.