• Mon
    23
    Oct
    2017
    Sun
    29
    Oct
    2017

    "Waiting" - exhibition

    11am-4pm35 Chapel Walk, S1 2PD

    An exhibition by Sheffield artists as a reflection on time spent getting to know those who are refugees and asylum seekers.

  • Mon
    23
    Oct
    2017

    Off The Shelf: 'Remain/Leave’ with Jeremy Abrahams

    7:00 pmCadman Room, Millennium Gallery, Arundel Gate, S1 2PP

    Jeremy Abrahams' new project 'Remain/Leave’ explores the impact of Brexit on EU citizen/UK citizen couples through photographic portraits and interviews. This ‘Off The Shelf’ Festival event will be the first opportunity to see these new images, to hear about the process of creating the portraits and to engage in a discussion with myself and two of the couples who took part in the project.

  • Wed
    25
    Oct
    2017

    ASSIST AGM

    6:30 pmThe Sanctuary, 37-39 Chapel Walk, Sheffield S1 2PD
  • Thu
    02
    Nov
    2017

    Why are so many Iranians forced to become refugees?

    6-8pmLecture Theatre 5, Arts Tower, Sheffield University

    An evening of reflection about the current political and human rights situation in Iran. The speakers will be Yassamine Mather, Chair of Hands Off the People of Iran and Raha Bahreini, Amnesty International's Iran Researcher. There will be an opportunity to ask questions, and to enjoy a traditional Iranian protest song!

  • Mon
    06
    Nov
    2017

    Brexit & EU Nationals

    6-7.30pmAdelphi Room, Crucible Theatre, S1 1DA

    The University of Sheffield Migration Research Group is hosting an informative public discussion to consider what Brexit might mean for EU nationals' legal, family and worker rights.

    There will be a Q&A to discuss general issues, but not to provide individual legal advice.

    All welcome.  Places are limited so please book your place: http://festivalofsocialscience.group.shef.ac.uk/brexit-eu-nationals-your-questions-answered/

     

     

     

  • Tue
    14
    Nov
    2017

    Refugee & Migrant Forum

    2:00 pmSheffield Town Hall, Pinstone Street, Sheffield

    Monthly meeting for anyone working with asylum seekers, refugees and migrants in Sheffield.

  • Tue
    28
    Nov
    2017

    Bridging the (Asylum) Protection Gap for women

    9.30am-1pmThe Circle 33 Rockingham Lane S1 4FW Sheffield

    "Women in the Asylum System: Bridging the Protection Gap"

    Yorkshire and Humber regional conference in Sheffield aimed at addressing the Protection Gap that Women and girls who have fled the world’s most brutal wars and repressive countries fall through in the UK asylum system.

    The Protection Gap is gendered in that it presents barriers and challenges to many women who seek asylum in ways which are not normally a factor for men. There are five specific barriers which can affect women’s asylum claims in different, and adverse ways.

    - Female interviewer & interpreter

    - Trained interviewer & interpreter

    - Counselling

    - Information

    - Childcare

    Refugee women will be joined by mental health practitioners, solicitors, politicians, activists and supporters to discuss a progressive way forward in the region

  • Sun
    10
    Dec
    2017

    Write for Rights on Human Rights Day

    daytimeSheffield city centre

    Amnesty local group will be marking Human Rights Day with a card making/writing session somewhere in the city centre. Details will be confirmed nearer the time. Please email for more information: amnestysheffield@gmail.com