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Film Series: A World Not Ours // I came from the unknown to sing.

This month on 17th May 6pm at CCA the GRAMNet/BEMIS film series returns with two films to commemorate Al Nakba: award winning Palestinian filmmaker Mahdi Fleifel‘s A World Not Ours; … Continue reading

May 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Language Cafes as a site of Wider Cultural Integration

This project aims to influence policy and practice, and to make tangible improvements to the lives of migrants who have settled in Scotland. Our focus is participatory action research, working … Continue reading

April 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Dangerously plural: why living with many languages is dangerous.

  There was an elder tree in the garden of the house where I grew up. It was easy to climb and its branches formed a shelter filled with filtered … Continue reading

April 4, 2017 · 2 Comments

Film Series: The Babushkas of Chernobyl

This month is International Women’s Day and have we got a treat for you! Multi-award winning documentary The Babushkas of Chernobyl will screen at the CCA on Wednesday 8th March at … Continue reading

March 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

February Interview: Reflections from Migrant Solidarity in Belgrade

This month we spoke to Glasgow resident Nina who has gone to Serbia as an independent volunteer to work with migrants in Belgrade’s unofficial refugee camp…     Nina, can … Continue reading

February 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

ESSENTIAL SPACES OF KNOWLEDGE

by Valentina Bonizzi Notes from WE+MUSEUM= To Dream a Vision or to Vision a Dream, by Valentina Bonizzi and Driant Zeneli at Dheisheh Refugee Camp, Palestine, in partnership with Campus in … Continue reading

February 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Film Series: Chasing Asylum

To mark World Day of Social Justice the GRAMNet and BEMIS film series presents Eva Orner‘s CHASING ASYLUM on Wednesday 8th February at the CCA at 6pm. Only recently released in … Continue reading

February 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

And Making It Happen in Angus!

by Dr Paulina Trevena   Make It Happen Angus is a SSAMIS initiative led by Dr Paulina Trevena of the University of Glasgow. It ties in with a similar initiative … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

Film Series: Son of Saul

GRAMNet and BEMIS Scotland will be screening this multi award-winning film on Wednesday 25th January at the CCA at 6pm to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. Drama: Hungrary (2015) Director: László … Continue reading

January 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

From Guambía to Govan: Reflections on indigenousness, immigration and cultural memories

by Dr Alvaro Francisco Huertas Rosero and Dr Svenja Meyerricks   The territory is the centre point from which resources flow – resources which make up communities, livelihoods, animals, plants, … Continue reading

January 5, 2017 · Leave a comment