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Book launch, ‘Voices from the ‘Jungle’

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Please come along: It’s free! ‘Voices from the ‘Jungle” launch event Friday April 21, 2017, 7-9pm Rich Mix, 35 – 47 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6LA https://richmix.org.uk/ With Pluto Press and the Centre for…

Voices from the ‘Jungle’ Launch Event

Refugee Hosts

Refugee Hosts is pleased to share this announcement on behalf of Dr Tahir Zaman. Make sure you reserve a ticket for the Voices from the ‘Jungle’ launch event which takes place in Shoreditch, London, on Friday 21 April. The event will comprise of a panel reading and discussion of the new book Voices from the ‘Jungle’. The book features stories from those who experienced life in the Calais Camp, and offers a critical insight into the role narration, storytelling and creativity can play in enhancing our understanding of displacement. You can also read our Refugee Hosts blog and our creative archive. for more on the theme of narrative and displacement, which we will be exploring in more detail through a series of creative writing and translation workships with nine local communities in Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey affected by conflict-induced displacement from Syria.

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How the ‘guerrilla archivists’ saved history – and are doing it again under Trump

Discard Studies

Morgan Currie, University of California, Los Angeles and Britt S. Paris, University of California, Los Angeles

On Inauguration Day, a group of students, researchers and librarians gathered in a nondescript building on the north side of the University of California, Los Angeles campus, against a backdrop of pelting rain.

The group had organized in protest against the new U.S. administration. But, instead of marching and chanting, participants were there to learn how to “harvest,” “seed,” “scrape” and ultimately archive websites and data sets related to climate change.

The need for such work quickly became palpable. Within hours of Trump’s inauguration ceremony, official statements on anthropogenic, or man-made, climate change vanished from governmental websites, including whitehouse.gov and that of the Environmental Protection Agency.

The UCLA event was one of several “data rescue” missions that have cropped up around the U.S., supervised by the Environmental Data Governance Initiative

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Daily News and Updates on Refugee and Forced Migration Studies 12/16/2016

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Daily News and Updates on Refugee and Forced Migration Studies 12/15/2016

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