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ReConnect - Supporting Refugees into Higher Education - Online Refugee Week Event, Friday 18 June 2021, 2-5pm (Zoom will be forwarded)

About this event

Zoom link will be forwarded to those who have registered prior to the event.

➢ Official Opening by Professor Li Wei , Director of The Institute of Education, UCL

➢ Guest Speakers include:

Professor Alison Phipps - UNESCO Chair Refugee Integration through Language and The Arts, and guests:

• Tawone Sitholé – Poet in Residence UNESCO Chair RILA

• Tesfalem H Yemane and Hyab Yohanne- Doctoral Researchers

Professor Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh – Professor in Migration and Refugee Studies, Co-Director of the UCL Migration Research Unit

Yousif M. Qasmiyeh Doctoral Researcher, Poet and Writer in Residence – Refugee Hosts, Poetry Collection: Writing the Camp (Broken Sleep Books 2021).

o Students & alumni from the programme, teachers with refugee background

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