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Fix our futures: welcoming refugees

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This event is part of the British Academy's season on Utopia or Dystopia - Imagining Futures

At the end of 2017 the UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, reported that 68.5 million people were displaced across the globe. With the number of displaced people increasing year on year, this fix our futures event brings together experts from different fields to explore what more we can do to welcome and integrate refugees into UK communities.

Speakers include:
Theodora Cadbury, Founder, Xenia
Dr Mark Doidge
, Senior Research Fellow, School of Sport and Service Management, Centre of Resilience for Social Justice, University of Brighton; British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award holder 2016
Professor Lyndsey Stonebridge, Professor of Humanities and Human Rights, University of Birmingham; Winner, British Academy Rose Mary Crawshay Prize for Literature 2016

More speakers to be announced. 

Chair:
Bidisha, writer and broadcaster 

Booking required 
£5, £3 concessions

The concession rate applies to: unwaged / retired / students / disabled. Free entrance is offered to companions or carers of disabled visitors.

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