Social Justice Week Event | 'Righting/Writing Refuge' - Behrouz Boochani Film screening and discussion

Behrouz Boochani
Monday, March 9, 2020 - 14:00
AHI, Room 1.33, First Floor Iontas Building

Dr Rita Sakr of the Department of English and Dr Jeneen Naji of the Department of Media Studies are organising an event dedicated to the work of the influential Kurdish-Iranian journalist, human-rights defender, writer and film producer Behrouz Boochani, whose prize-winning memoir No Friend But the Mountains has changed the global conversation around refugee rights.
2.00-3.30 Film Screening: Chauka, Please Tell us the Time
3.30-3.45 Break (refreshments)
3.45-4.15 Skype Q&A with Behrouz
4.15-5.15 Roundtable discussion: The Irish Refugee Council, Malene Jacobsen (MU)
Cliodhna Murphy (MU), Omid Tofighian (Behrouz’s translator and collaborator, University of Sydney), Jeneen Naji (MU) and Rita Sakr (MU)