Contributions & Updates

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    Symposium: WANDER WONDERS#1

    WANDER WONDERS#1: a symposium how to re-interpret the classical residency model Wander (former DCR Gueststudio) proudly introduces a new residency program in The Hague and starts off with a symposium in search of new possibilities within the residency format. In Worldwide Dialogue Wanders self-reflective program considers the complexities currently facing the residency field. Changes in Register to read more »

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    Resource Room @ The Showroom, London

    Silent University Resource Room @ The Showroom, London The Silent University Resource Room 6 February – 2 March 2013 Open to the public wednesday – Saturday 12-6pm or by appointment please contact: louise@theshowroom.org or on 020 7724 4300 During February 2013 The Showroom will host The Silent University’s Resource Room. The Resource Room includes contributions in Register to read more »

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    Silent University @ The Brixton Exchange

    Francesco Ponzo, Consultant, Silent University and Geraldine Takundwa, Lecturer, Silent University @ The Brixton Exchange Friday 1st February 2013 Brixton Market, Brixton East, Brixton Village aka Granville Arcade The Exchange event will provide a space to reflect on our process and how this relates to other projects which work to engage with these themes, using methods including Register to read more »

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    Candela Delgado-Marín: A European Immigrant

    A European Immigrant: Why I Would Like to Participate in the Silent University Project. by Candela Delgado-Marín (The Silent University Contributor) Recently, I found out about the projects being developed by the Silent University platform and after contacting their team I was kindly invited to contribute to their Website. I would like to start by expressing Register to read more »

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    Review by Georgina Sleap: Silence is a circumstance

    Silence is a circumstance Review by Georgina Sleap – first published in Weekly Zaman, UK, December 22, 2012   Until an asylum-seeker’s status is confirmed, they are effectively requested to act as much as possible as if they are not here. It would be ill-advised to be politically active or to protest the vagaries and Register to read more »

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    Human Rights Education

    The world faces today a moment in its history marked by great changes in the economic production of natural goods, relationships in political, social life and in cultural construction. The extreme social differences, in which destitution and extreme poverty shape the social structure of the masses; intolerance for religion, race, ethnicity, gender, social and economic Register to read more »

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    a report by Stephanie Bailey: The Silent University Conference

    “The Silent University Conference: Alternative to What?” at Tate Modern a report by Stephanie Bailey How do you educate displaced people and for that matter, who is displaced in the twenty-first century? For artist Ahmet Ögüt, the project is simple: with the cooperation of the Delfina Foundation and Tate Modern, Southwark Refugee Forum, Migrant Resource Register to read more »

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    Miriam Binsztok: Women’s Rights

    Women’s Rights by Miriam Binsztok (Silent University Contributor) The concept and the legal formation of Human Rights are quite recent and often associated to the international effort to prevent a repeat of the atrocities committed by the Nazis during the first half of the 20th Century. The foundation of human rights is the principle of inherent Register to read more »

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    First exchange: Mattia Pagura

    Mattia Pagura, is the first user who loaned 20 hours and did exchange with the Silent University. Mattia is engaged in documentary and video making in the community field. With his artistic association, he also realizes projects of interactive theatre and multimedia performance. He has been working on a short documentary about the Silent University. Register to read more »

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    New contributor: Miriam Binsztok

    New contributor: Miriam Binsztok* I first heard about the Silent University when I was researching on the web about initiatives to help migrants and asylum seekers. I am fortunate enough to be able to come to England from my nature Rio de Janeiro to complete a Master’s Degree in Human Rights.           Register to read more »