WATCH

PechaKucha Presentation
No video for YouTube upload available.

Presenter bw a91378965ae14e748e2312fa0d559863

Sina Stieding

in Cambridge

Refugee summer 2015: Pitstop on the Balkan Route

PRESENTED ON AUG 07, 2018
IN CAMBRIDGE @ VOL 15

During Sina Stiedingt's hitchhiking trip in the Balkans, she found herself at an unlikely address: the UNHCR Refugee camp in Gevgelija, Macedonia.

APPLAUD THIS!
Thumb 19 38719aabf7cd2c27e1be2cf5a3fa24ce5870b7ea84228

Hitchhiking for Sanity

BY MYLES DICKASON
@ VOL 6 ON APR 21, 2011

Hitchhiking is not for everyone, but some people love it, and if that's you, then this is the presentation for you -- or it may entice you to give it a try. Myles Dickason is an avid hitchhiker, and he shares some of his adventures, and talks about some of the people he's met.

"Presentation of the Day" on February 2, 2013.

Thumb folie10

STATT RASEN MÄHEN

BY TOBIAS MAXIMILIAN SCHNELL
IN DORNBIRN

Tobias Maximilian Schnell, an architect and an artist is presenting his idea of sustainable aid for refugees. Imagine, an austrian family with a big garden, now build a garden house in their backyard and voilà you have a sustainable new home for a refugee family. Tobias tells the story of how his idea would work but he isn't hidding the fact that there are a lot of failures to handle with...

Thumb heavy metal

Heavy Metal Crossing Borders

BY MARWAN AL-SAMARA'E
@ VOL 3 ON FEB 20, 2015

Marwan Al-Samara'e, who grew up in war-torn Iraq, has survived death threats - all in the name of heavy metal! Featured in a documentary called Heavy Metal in Baghdad, his band Acrassicauda was forced to leave Iraq and became refugees. He now believes dreams can come true (even if that isn't very metal) and lives in New York - preaching the power of music to cross borders.  

 

"Presentation of the Day" on June 2, 2015.

Thumb slide011

Atlanta Has Something to Say: Refugees Welcome

BY BEE NGUYEN
@ VOL 29 ON MAY 22, 2016

Bee Nguyen has something to say on behalf of Atlanta: Refugees are welcome here. But, what exactly does that mean? What is involved in welcoming a family who is immigrating to the United States? Bee's family knows firsthand what that means having immigrated from Vietnam. Now, Bee is growing her Syrian family right here in ATL and she wants to tell you all about her "ice cream boo"! 

Thumb dia12

How I became a refugee

BY HAROON REZAIE
@ VOL 33 ON MAY 22, 2017

We have all seen the images of migrants arriving in Europe, but have you met one? Haroon Rezaie and his family took the risk and journeyed to the Netherlands. Now he wants to share his experience in order to give people a vision about the life of refugees and why they became a refugee. This could be either that they came by favour or they were compelled by the living circumstances to leave everything behind and start life again in a new place. This is the ultimate story to inspire perseverance and determination in any situation.

Thumb dia2

How we can find our own role in the European “Refugee Crisis"

BY AURELIA STR
@ VOL 33 ON MAY 22, 2017

With the onset of a ‘Refugee crisis’ in Europe we are confronted with a narrative that has become too emotional and polarised to understand its core message: refugees are people like you and me.

We can hardly imagine how much struggle it must be to leave one's own country and everything that is close to one's heart behind. But it doesn’t take much for us to open our arms and make someone feel welcome, says Aurelia Streit.

She believes that we can change the current narrative towards refugees in Europe by establishing local platforms for intercultural exchange.

Thumb 19. 20refugees 20welcome

Australia's response to Refugees

BY PETER HANLEY
@ VOL 15 ON JUN 15, 2017

Peter Hanley asks "What happened to the boundless plains? What happened to sharing?" As Vice-President of the Queensland Northern NSW Branch of Amnesty International, his fervent desire is that we treat people coming to Australia seeking safety with humanity and compassion.

The topic is timely as the week 18-24 June is celebrated around Australia as Refugee Week.

Thumb clee 232

In Search of Trail Magic: The Wild West Route

BY CLEE ROY
@ VOL 14 ON DEC 06, 2018

Intrepid outdoorsman Clee Roy had the opportunity of a lifetime to test ride a new backroad mountain biking route from Canada to Mexico - the Wild West Route. Here is his story as he pedals in search of trail magic...

Thumb slide18

Refugee Tales: changing the landscape, changing the language

BY AVRIL LOVELESS
@ VOL 13 ON JUN 18, 2019

Avril Loveless talks about her work with The Refugee Tales, a walk in solidarity with refugees and asylum seekers modelled on Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. They work with established writers to tell the tales of individuals who have experienced detention in the UK, and call for an end to indefinite detention.