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June 2020

‘A member of the family?’ An online workshop with Anna Boucher on the exploitation of migrant domestic labour

Tuesday 2 June at 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Both structural and demographic characteristics can influence the exploitation of workers. Gender is one such characteristic. In this virtual workshop, Anna Boucher will present a paper analysing the role of gender in migrant worker employment violations and why female migrants may experience worse conditions than male migrants. Her presentation will be followed by comments from Tonia Novitz, Professor of Labour Law at the University of Bristol, before the discussion is opened up to the audience. Anna's paper outlines a key…

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Performing (non)belonging and post-Brexit imaginaries

Tuesday 9 June at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Royal Fort House,
University of Bristol
Bristol, BS8 1UH United Kingdom
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The Migrant Dramaturgies Network is bringing together first-generation migrant theatre and performance makers based in Bristol and the South West for a one-day ideas’ exchange to meet, discuss and share perspectives on artistic and creative practices informed by migration to the UK. It will explore new ways of performing migration and forge exciting new collaborations. This participatory event will feature a performance workshop with Lara Parmiani (artistic director of LegalAliens International Theatre, London) and a set of discussions facilitated by theatre, migration and media scholars.   The event is FREE to…

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Our Families and Other Migrants: Looking to the Future

Monday 29 June at 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Online webinar

COVID-19 has highlighted the worst of the UK immigration system. MMB invites four experts to reenvision a better, fairer system for the future. The fallout from the global pandemic has brought into sharp relief the UK’s reliance on low-paid – some say unskilled – migrant workers. But Prime Minister Boris Johnson is pressing ahead with his plan to introduce a points-based system in January 2021. Points will be given for skills such as speaking English or for having a PhD;…

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