Public Seminar Tuesday 23 June – Education in Gaza Through Siege & War: Stories of Success & Researching Multilingually

We are so very happy to report that our esteemed colleague and friend Nazmi Al-Masri is currently visiting us in Glasgow.  The University of Glasgow will be hosting a free public seminar to which all are warmly invited.  Further information is below.

Registration is NOT required, however please do consider registering for the event via Eventbrite so that we may inform you of future events!

You can also register via email ( or by calling 0141 330 8125 by 4.00pm on Tuesday 23 June.

Education in Gaza Through Siege & War:  Stories of Success & Researching Multilingually

Tuesday 23 June 2015  17.30 – 19.00
Sir Charles Wilson Lecture Theatre, 1 University Avenue

Professor Nazmi Al-Masri, Islamic University Gaza
Vice President for External Relations, and Co-Investigator of RM Borders

Professor Alison Phipps, University of Glasgow
Co-convener Glasgow Refugee Asylum and Migration Network  & Principal Investigator of RM Borders

RM Borders are delighted to have with us (at very short notice) our esteemed colleague Nazmi Al-Masri who will present the research and teaching his university has been doing with the AHRC RM Borders project.  This seminar will look at creativity and language in situations of extreme humanitarian need.  We can guarantee some very positive stories.

All are welcome! Event is free and open to staff, students, the public and partners across the City of Glasgow and further afield.

About the Project: The Researching Multilingually at Borders project is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) through the Translating Cultures Theme.  The project is a collaboration between seven academic institutions (international and UK) and third sector organisations. The international team of researchers, with their different disciplinary backgrounds, research experiences, language and performance skills, are conducting international comparative research on translation and interpretation at different kinds of border in order to develop theory, ethical research practices and research methodologies in relation to multilingual research.

Accessibility: We aim to ensure that people have equal access to public events.  If you need alternative formats or other reasonable adjustments, please contact Lauren Roberts on 0141 330 8125 or via email with your request by 4.00pm on 23 June so that arrangements, where possible, can be made. DisabledGo Venue Guide:

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