Debt, Opportunity and the Modern Refugee

UNSW Debt, Opportunity & Refugee poster


Date: Monday 4 December 2017
Registration & Lunch: 12pm
Event Time: 12.30pm - 3.30pm 
Venue: Tyree Room, John Niland Scientia, UNSW

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Debt, Opportunity and the Modern Refugee

An afternoon of talks and discussion to explore how debt is configuring international citizenship within and on behalf of the current economic order and how this impacts refugee arrivals and attempts at settlement.

Lecture Professor Jeremy Gilbert, UEL
Respondent Tina Dixson
Chair Stephanie Hemelryk Donald, UNSW
This lecture will engage with the contemporary structures of debt and their impact disadvantaged populations.  Professor Gilbert is an expert in cultural research at the Universty of East London.
Debt Panel: What is it and are there solutions?
Anna Robson, Refugee & Migrant Talent
John Cameron, The Cameron Foundation
Rahim Savari MA, Research Associate, UNSW Forced Migration Network
Om Dhungel, Consultant, Trainer and Mentor
Chair: kylie valentine, UNSW
Discussing the practical responses available to counteract structural impasse. The panel comprises of those who work in the sector to develop opportunity, including those who have a refugee background and are now seeking to build new lives and careers beyond debt.