In response to Theresa May’s ‘citizens of nowhere’ conference speech, Citizens of Everywhere is a multidisciplinary project led by the University of Liverpool that aims to generate dialogue and response to recent political shifts in Europe and America.
Housed in the School of Law at Birmingham City University, the Centre for Brexit Studies is an academic facility which supports and encourages the existing work on Brexit within Birmingham City University’s schools and faculties. The Centre has various streams, including European Cultural Identities, Creative Focus, Climate Change and the Environment.
Is your place of origin synonymous with your homeland and with your sense of identity? Or is globalization truncating all of our roots? Nora Bossong, author, and Igor Levit, pianist, debated this point of intersection for the Goethe Institute’s Digital Discourse initiative. Their digital correspondence was postage-free – and is still open for your opinions, rebuttals and questions, in the comments box on this page or on Twitter and Facebook under the hashtag #freepost. Geraldine de Bastion, who moderated the debate, included audience comments in the exchange.
The Migration Museum Project is increasing knowledge and appreciation of how migration has shaped Britain across the ages through events, exhibitions, an education programme, a UK-wide network of museums and galleries, and the creation of a permanent Migration Museum.
Poles in the British Isles. Migrations in Literature and Culture is a virtual archive that attempts to demonstrate how post-accession migrations of Polish people to the British Isles have influenced contemporary literature and culture. The Archive is divided into three main parts: Literature, Culture, and Critical Texts.
The Poetry Translation Centre translates, publishes and tours contemporary poets from Africa, Asia and Latin America. We aim to introduce new audiences to leading poets from around the world and celebrate the diverse communities who live in the UK.
There are an estimated 3.3 million (non-British) EU citizens living and working in the UK. Many have lived here for decades contributing on every level and in every sector of British society. They have married, built families, businesses, followed careers, retired, and call the UK their home. Following the 23 June 2016 Referendum, their future remains uncertain. This project was set up by British photographer Alice Whitby to bring EU citizens personal stories to the public’s attention and put a face and a name to the 3 million figure.
Hidden Stories seeks to unpack the stories behind the migration statistics in Cumbria and understand migration in a human, historical and global context. Over the course of the next year Hidden Stories will compile an oral history archive on the theme of migration which will be the basis for a special exhibition and learning resources that will be accessible in libraries, museums and schools.
Who Are We? was a collaborative, free 6-day cross-platform event which took place in March 2017, designed to facilitate the co-creation, co-production, and exchange of knowledges among artists, academics, activists, and diverse public around the multiple crises of identity and belonging in Europe and the UK. The week of activity has been specifically designed for Tate Exchange reflecting on identity, belonging, migration and citizenship through arts and audience participation.
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