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Thursday, 25 January 2018
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18:00 [18:00] At home in a changing world (ext event)
“I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.” Maya Angelou This event brings an opportunity to reflect on citizenship and belonging. Falling as it does in Poverty Action Week, we will move beyond bullet points and recommendations to a call for action and solidarity with those in our communities who are homeless, poor and marginalised. 18:00 Welcome from the University of Leicester and the Dean of Leicester Cathedral 18:10 Welcome from the Chair and outline of the event 18:15 Summary of research and recommendations from ‘The UK Citizenship Process: Exploring Immigrants’ Experiences’ funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, and conducted by Dr Leah Bassel and her colleagues at the University of Leicester. 18:30 Canon Karen Rooms – the UK citizenship process: the human and spiritual dimensions. 18:45 Revd Pete Hobson, Leicester City of Sanctuary, the citizenship process: experiences of service users. 19:00 Phil Horspool, University of Sanctuary, a call to action 19:15 Q&A with audience and call to action 19:50 Chair’s concluding remarks and thanks – reminder to fill in evaluation forms 20:00 Close The event is organised in collaboration with Leicester Cathedral; Leicester Migration Network; The Unit for Diversity, Inclusion and Community Engagement (DICE); School of Media, Communication and Sociology; Charity Link; The Race Equality Centre; University of Sanctuary - University of Leicester; Civic Leicester; One Roof Leicester. Book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/to-be-at-home-identity-and-belonging-in-a-changing-world-tickets-39485300597

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