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Refugee Week is here again! We can’t quite go back to in-person events yet, but there is one event in “physical space” and a lot of really nice online events worth turning the computer on for. A few recommended events based outside Cambridge have been included in this list.

All Week

Cambridge Welcome walk
A guided walk of Cambridge which you can do on your own during the week to visit some sites of historical significance to the week.
https://bit.ly/350gTCJ

Midday Prayers each day at Great St Mary’s
https://www.greatstmarys.org/refugee

There is a pack of Refugee Week activities for children which you can download:
Children-Young-Peoples-Pack-Refugee-Week-2021

 

Monday

Refugee Week UK Launch event
Time: 11am
Organiser: Refugee Week and Coventry UK City of Culture 2021
https://refugeeweek.org.uk/events/launch-of-refugee-week-2021

Public art and refuge – changing minds
Time: 7pm
Organiser: Anglia Ruskin
https://www.facebook.com/events/159643296120950

Tuesday

Child Refugees in Europe: the price they pay for Brexit
Time: 6.30pm
Organiser: Arbury Road
https://www.facebook.com/events/1452919981710032

We Cannot Walk Alone
Time: 7:30pm
Organiser: Cambridge Quakers
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/refugee-week-2021-we-cannot-walk-alone-tickets-156341743363

Wednesday

Refugees and access to higher education
Time: 5pm to 6pm
Organiser: Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement
https://www.humanmovement.cam.ac.uk/events/refugee-week-refugees-and-access-higher-education

In Conversation with Alf Dubs
Time: 6pm
Organiser: The Ruth Hayman Trust
https://refugeeweek.org.uk/events/conversation-lord-alf-dubs

Thursday

Refugees in Museums
Time: 1.30pm
Organiser: Fitzwilliam Museum
https://tickets.museums.cam.ac.uk/virtualevents/refugeesinmuseums

Creative Workshop with Leila Mehulić
Time: 2pm to 3pm
Organiser: The Higgins Bedford
https://refugeeweek.org.uk/events/workshop-curator-art-historian-leila-mehulic

On the Ground in the Aegean
Time: 6pm
Organiser: Cambridge Must Act
https://www.facebook.com/events/387706465909240

Friday

Introduction to Arabic Language & Culture
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Organiser: Centre of Islamic Studies at the University of Cambridge
Email: [email protected]

Haven’s East: The Lost History of Basque Child Refugees in 1930s East Anglia
Time: 7pm
Organiser: Amnesty International Chelmsford Group
https://refugeeweek.org.uk/events/havens-east-basque-child-refugees-1930s-east-anglia

Saturday

SolidariTee Refugee Week Conference
Time: All day
Organiser: SolidariTee
https://www.solidaritee.org.uk/refugeeweek-conference-2021

The Hopeful
Time: 11am
Organiser: Anna Kressler
https://refugeeweek.org.uk/events/book-launch-hopeful-stories-hope

Being a Refugee Re-Builder
Time: 1.30pm to 3.30pm
Organiser: Initiatives of Change
http://ow.ly/Ropa50F4uip

Silence Heard Loud: Seven People You’ll Want To Hear From
Time: 4pm to 5.30pm
Organiser: Birkbeck, University of London
https://refugeeweek.org.uk/events/silence-heard-loud-seven-people-youll-want-hear

Sunday

She Cannot Walk Alone
Time: 6.30pm to 8pm
Organiser: MAOKWO
https://refugeeweek.org.uk/events/cannot-walk-alone-2/

#TechDownBorders webinar
Time: 2pm
Organiser: Techfugees
https://techfugees.com