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Afghan interpreters in 2002

Day 94, Year of #Mygration: Afghan interpreters - belonging on the battlefield, exclusion from the nation?

Dr Sara de Jong discusses claims for protection, rights & settlement by Afghans & Iraqis who have worked for western military forces & development organisations, and the Home Office's agreement to waive the indefinite leave to remain fee for resettled former Afghan interpreters

14th May 2018
Photo of a yellow plastic duck with the words 'immigration officer' underneath

Day 93, Year of #Mygration: Identity, belonging, 'integration’ & xenophobia

'Ideas Lab' to explore identity, belonging, ‘integration’ & xenophobia in Milton Keynes and Wolverton

11th May 2018
Examples of film posters, one called 'Nana'

Day 92, Year of #Mygration: Global Migration Film Festival

Calling All Filmmakers! UN Migration Agency Launches Call for Submissions to 2018 Global Migration Film Festival 

10th May 2018
Photo of a crowd enjoying 2017's event

Day 91, Year of #Mygration: Family Arts & Culture Festival, Milton Keynes, Art in the Park

Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Milton Keynes' Family Arts & Culture Festival, Art in the Park. This year, the event is being held at Willen Lake on 30th June, 1pm - 7pm

9th May 2018
Photo of Sajid Javid smiling (his personal Twitter photo)

Day 90, Year of #Mygration: Six ways Sajid Javid can make British migration policy more humane

Lecturer in Politics and International Studies at The Open University, Tendayi Bloom, explores the six ways Sajid Javid can make British migration policy more humane

8th May 2018
Theatre Production Promotional Poster with a gentleman tipping his hat with a suitcase

Day 89, Year of #Mygration: Windrush Dance

Following on from his piece on Windrush poetry, Professor Giles Mohan talks about The Phoenix Dance Theatre's latest production, 'Windrush: Movement of the People'. Giles looks at how the production explores the 'importance of these mobilities and their evolving legacies'.

4th May 2018
Photo of James Berry

Day 88, Year of #Mygration: Windrush poetry

In this short provocation, Professor Giles Mohan highlights the work of James Berry, used within OU teaching, to express the emotions of migration, 'the hopes, anxieties, sadness, opportunity, racism and much else besides'

3rd May 2018
Birkbeck Logo

Day 87, Year of #Mygration: 'Borders, Harms and Racisms'

This event brings together scholars, third sector workers, and people with direct experience of immigration controls and borders to examine the theme of border harms from different substantive angles and theoretical perspectives.

2nd May 2018
Mars seen by Curiosity. NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS

Plan to bring back rocks from Mars is our best bet for finding clues of past life

Sitting with 200 people at the International Mars Sample Return Conference in Berlin recently to discuss the feasibility of bringing samples back from Mars to Earth, I remember the first such conference in Paris ten years ago

1st May 2018

Day 86, Year of #Mygration: Diversity, migrant entreprenuership and socio-economic inclusion

Written by Dr Cinzia Priola, Senior Lecturer at the Open University.

1st May 2018

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