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The Stansted 15 in Conversation

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Attenborough Lecture Theatre 1 [Basement]

Attenborough Building

University of Leicester, University Road

Leicester

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Lyndsay Burtonshaw and Nick Sigsworth, members of the Stansted 15 will be speaking at Deportation, Resistance, and the Criminalisation of Solidarity, a roundtable discussion taking place on Wednesday, 27 March 2019, starting at 5pm, at the University of Leicester (Attenborough Building, Basement Lecture Theatre 1).

The Stansted 15ers will be speaking alongside:
Several people who have experienced life in immigration detention
Steven Cammiss who observed the Stansted 15's trial and is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Law at the University of Leicester
Graeme Hayes who also observed the trial, is a Reader in Political Sociology at Aston University, and
Roda Madziva, an Assistant Professor in the School of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Nottingham, who has researched issues around migration and the experience of people in the asylum system in UK.

The roundtable conversation will be followed by a discussion with groups that support people in Leicester who are experiencing or going through the country's immigration and asylum system.

The Stansted 15 in Conversation: "Deportation, Resistance, and the Criminalisation of Solidarity" is free and open to all and will be chaired by Sheila Mosley from the Leicester Quakers, and Gaja Maestri and Pierre Monforte from GRASP (Group of Research on Activism, Social Movements and Protest) at the University of Leicester.

The event is organised by and with support from groups that include:

● CivicLeicester
● Leicester Quakers
● GRASP (Group of Research on Activism, Social Movements and Protest) at the University of Leicester
● ArtReach and Journeys Festival
● Leicester City of Sanctuary
● Journey to Justice Leicester
● Unite the Union
● Leicester University College Union
● Leicester Migration Network
● Leicester Civil Rights Movement
● University of Leicester Students Union, and
● DMU Square Mile.

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Attenborough Building

University of Leicester, University Road

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LE1 7RH

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