March 2019 – Dr Rayah Feldman, ‘The Impact on Migrant Women of NHS Charging for Maternity Care’. Rayah Feldman discussed her report for Maternity Action, What Price Safe Motherhood?. The report explored the impact of charges for NHS maternity care on migrant women during and after their pregnancies.
January 2019- Dr Mark Doidge, University of Brighton, ‘Active Integration: Sport Taking an Active Role in the Integration of Refugees’. Mark Doidge discussed how the participation of migrants with a refugee background in community sport can play a role in fostering a sense of community belonging.
November 2018– ‘Empowering the Newly Arrived Child within Mainstream Schools: The Challenges of Diversity, Communication and Social Morality’. Madeleine Arnot discussed the roles and needs of newly-arrived migrant children in mainstream schools, and what strategies might help to empower them.
Suggestions for speakers are very welcome, please email Professor Joanna Drugan at J.Drugan@uea.ac.uk for further details.