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07 Oct 2017

Women's Movement: Stories of Migration


Date 07 Oct 2017
Time 10:00 - 19:00
Location Canada Room, Queens University Belfast


The IRFUW Conference 2017, hosted by QWGA Queens University Belfast

Saturday 7 October 2017, Canada Room, Queens University Belfast

Registration and coffee: 10:00 am, Commences 10.30 am

Opening address: Marie Anderson, Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman

Cost: £45.00, Concessions available, see booking form

CPD allocation: 4 hours CPD can be claimed by solicitors and by barristers

To book: Please complete and return the booking form by 31 September 2017 or online at Eventbrite

The Queens Women’s Graduate Association (QWGA) will host the annual conference of the Irish Federation of University Women (IRFUW) in the Canada Room of Queen’s University Belfast on Saturday 7 October 2017. This follows the IRFUW Dinner on Friday 6 October in the Great Hall at Queens University Belfast (see booking form).

The conference will explore the particular experiences of women around migration and the response of institutions, societies, and states to women in migration. We will examine the legal and rights contexts in which women’s migration takes place. See conference brochure for full details.

Speakers will address migration in the context of issues including identity, home, memory, and living in diaspora, and access to services, legal rights, human rights and security.

The keynote address will be delivered by Marie Anderson, the Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman.


Marie Anderson, Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman

Asma Amro

Dr Patricia Brazil BL

Dr Evropi Chatzipanagiotidou

Dr Johanne Devlin Trew

Dr Edie Shillue

Mimi Unamoyo

Dr Ulrike Vieten



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