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Why Bother About Refugee Week ? Join our panel for an exploration of the various issues facing refugees when seeking asylum and settling in Britain, and how campaigning can be effective in helping to tackle them.

The talk will coincide with the display of Kate Daudy's large scale piece 'Am I my Brother's Keeper?' in the cathedral.

The Wren Suite, St Paul's Cathedral Crypt: 13:00-14:00 Monday 17th June

Attendance is free but places are limited and must be booked in advance

The panel:

The Reverend Canon Jonathan Brewster

Jonathan joined the Cathedral Chapter in 2017 as Canon Teasurer. He previously served at Christ Church with St John and St Saviour in Highbury, where he was vicar for 14 years. Jonathan has also served as Area Dean of Islington since 2014 and was Acting Archdeacon of Hackney from 2015 to 2016.

Dr Sara Silvestri

Dr Sara Silvestri is senior lecturer in religion and international politics at City, University of London and research associate of the VHI at Cambridge university where she led a Plater Trust funded project on the role of catholic charities addressing migration issues. She has also collaborated extensively with policy makers (eg British council, European Union, FCO) on Islam in Europe, intercultural relations, and religion and conflict. https://www.thebritishacademy.ac.uk/news/role-religion-conflict-and-peacebuilding

Maya Ghazal

Maya is a student at Brunel Unversity and came to England as a refugee from Syria. Maya received the Diana Award (given to young people who have contributed to changing the world for the better) for her work as a role model and a compelling spokesperson for young refugees and migrants across the UK.

Zrinka Bralo

Zrinka Bralo was a journalist in Bosnia before the conflict began, including five years at the National Radio in Sarajevo.Since 2001 Zrinka has been the CEO of Migrants Organise, a platform where refugees and migrants organise for power, dignity and justice.

Jess Potter

A medical doctor and active member of Docs Not Cops, a campaign group of NHS professionals and patients who believe health is a right and not a privilege, supporting people in their communities, spreading knowledge about immigration checks and charging in the NHS.

Wheelchair access to the crypt is via a lift in the South Churchyard.

Tube: St Paul's or Mansion House

Rail: City Thameslink or Blackfriars

Bus 242,25,4,11

To find out more about the Cathedral Collections click here:The Collections


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