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Displaced Voices – panel discussion at Somerville College and Open House Oxford

January 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Somerville College, Woodstock Road
Oxford, OX2 6HD

17.30 PANEL DISCUSSION Flora Anderson Hall, Somerville College

The third in a series of lively panel discussions at Somerville College exploring the issues facing refugees in the UK hosted by the college’s principal, Jan Royall. With a focus on refugees’ lived experiences in finding places and voices in their communities, the panel will include Revd Jo Moffett-Levy (Open Door Oxford), Caroline Beatty (City of Sanctuary UK), and Prof Samantha Dieckmann (Music, University of Oxford).

18:30 PANEL DISCUSSION RECEPTION at Open House Oxford, 36 Little Clarendon Street

Oxford Poetry Library will present a brief showcase of poetic voices, reading their work on the subject of displacement, migration and home. This will feature short performances from Yousif Qasmiyeh, Nancy Campbell, Mukahang Limbu, Shara Lessley, and Muradi Bakir, sharing their stories of movement in landscapes as far-flung as arctic Greenland and the Syrian civil war, exploring how homes can be left, moved, and made. Open House Oxford is a public talking shop on housing and homelessness.

Light refreshments made by the Women’s Group at Refugee Resource will be provided.

Booking for the panel discussion and reception recommended as seating is limited. Email: principals.office@some.ox.ac.uk

 

This project has been made possible by generous support from Arts Council England, The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities, the University of Oxford’s Community Grants Fund, the Derrill Allatt Foundation, Doris Field Charitable Trust, Sir Christopher and Wendy Ball, and Robin and Jeanne Stainer.

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Date:
January 18
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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http://www.osj.org.uk

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OSJ
Phone:
07775 904626
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admin@osj.org.uk
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www.osj.org.uk

Venue

Somerville College
Woodstock Road
Oxford, OX2 6HD
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01865 270600
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www.some.ox.ac.uk