Asylum Narratives Colloquium 29 Sept 2017

Asylum Narratives Colloquium 29 Sept 2017

Issued: Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:07:00 BST

2‌9 September 2017
St Patrick's College Drumcondra, Ireland

This one-day colloquium will look at asylum narratives from a variety of perspectives, analysing and discussing the voice and place of asylum seekers in Ireland. Speakers include academics and practitioners, artists and poets, and the day will conclude with the staging of the play "Éire, Land of a Hundred Thousand Welcomes".

Prof Alison Phipps, UNESCO Chair in Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts will provide the Keynote Address "Broken World, Broken Word: Resilience in the Arts of Languaging Border Distress".

To view the full programme click here.   

This event is free but registration is required.

Photo courtesy of Vukasin Nedeljkovic, Asylum Archive

Photo courtesy of Vukasin Nedeljkovic, Asylum Archive