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Refugee Week

Mon 20 June


Tuesday, June 21, 2022, 13.00-15.00: What does the Ukraine crisis tell us about the ethics of refugee policies?

Online roundtable

This online round table is a collaborative endeavour between multiple institutions across the Euro-Mediterranean region marking together Refugee Week. We seek to stimulate a conversation that reflects critically on the challenges of responding fairly and ethically to population movements caused by wars and calamities.

Please register here: https://www.city.ac.uk/news-and-events/events/2022/june/what-does-the-ukraine-crisis-tell-us-about-the-ethics-of-refugee-policies

Wednesday, June 22, 13.00- 14.00 Poetry Workshop

Pavillon meeting room, Newnham College

In-person poetry workshop geared towards getting people to think carefully about the language used in news articles and media reporting.

Hosted by Reem Abbas and Louis Klee, open to all.

Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 16.00-20.00 Afghan Voices through Poetry, Film and Journalism


Ariana Abawe, Bizhan Neromand and Meral Alizada present their journeys and the contributions of Afghan refugees to host communities.

Registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/afghan-voices-through-poetry-film-and-journalism-tickets-367815775887

Thursday, June 23, 2022, 16:00: Human Rights Monitoring for Refugees


Channel Rescue is a human rights monitoring organisation established in response to government calls for increased securitisation and militarisation of the English Channel. Our objective is to hold authorities to account in their duty to uphold the human rights of those crossing the channel, and advocate for safe passage and progressive legislation around refugees and migrants.

Registration: https://cam-ac-uk.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIqceivqj8rHtVGiwqn3pGV24mdTyo8-JvH

Friday, June 24, 2022, 12.00: Japa: Nigerian Youth in the Migration Pathway to the UK


On Friday 24 June Rerouting Initiative will present "Japa" (which means to run swiftly in Yoruba). The online discussion will include clips from their film on why Nigerians leave, and they will also host an online discussion about Home Office policy on migration from Nigeria.

Zoom ID: 813 4962 8063, passcode: 279831

Saturday, June 25, 2022, 14:00-17:30: Summer Arts Fair Supporting Refugees

The Alison Richards Building, 5 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP

Enquiries and booking

Booking is optional.



Live Stream In person

All times

Mon 20 June 12:00AM


Address: Various
Cambridge and online