Jan 2018 poster

World Refugee Day – Celebrating Diversity

16:00 - 19:00

By School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh

Social Work at the University of Edinburgh, together with the Scottish Association of Social Workers, warmly welcome you to mark World Refugee Day.

The event will include screening the documentary film, Calais Children: A case to answer, followed by a panel discussion on the lives of refugees and asylum seekers in the UK and beyond.

Chaired by Dr Dina Sidhva of the Univesity of the West of Scotland, the panelists include: Sean Bell, (City of Edinburgh Council); Mirren Kelly (COSLA); Graham O’Neil (Scottish Refugee Council); Dr Amer Masri (Syrian Scottish Community); Dr George Palattiyil (University of Edinburgh); Jennifer Ang (Just Right Scotland). Welcome by Prof John Devaney, Centenary Professor and Head of Social Work, University of Edinburgh. Vote of thanks: Trisha Hall, SASW

Doors open 16.00
Documentary screening 16.30 – 17.30
Refreshments 17.30 – 18.00
Panel discussion 18.00 – 19.00

Please register to attend here


Lecture Theatre G.03
50 George Square

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