AN ALL-DAY CONFERENCE TO BE HELD ON WORLD REFUGEE DAY Monday 20 JUNE 2016 at King’s College, London. Strand Campus. 9.00 am– 5.00 pm

BOOKING NOW OPEN

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: BARONESS HELENA KENNEDY QC. Helena Kennedy is a leading barrister and an expert in human rights law, civil liberties and constitutional issues. She is a member of the House of Lords and chair of Justice – the British arm of the International Commission of Jurists.

THE MORNING SESSION WILL BE DEVOTED TO PAPERS WITH AN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE,  THE AFTERNOON SESSION TO PAPERS EXAMINING CONTEMPORARY ISSUES

Confirmed Speakers: Dr Rachel Pistol (Royal Holloway), Dr Jennifer Craig-Norton (University of Southampton) Mr Maurice Wren, (Chief Executive Refugee Council), Dr Joanna Newman (King’s College, London), Dr Susan Cohen (Honorary Fellow, Parkes Institute), Dr Peter Anderson (University of Leeds), Diana Packer (Northumbria University), Lesley Urbach (Independent Researcher) Pierre Makhlouf

(Assistant Director, Bail for Immigration Detainees) Cinead Decanntun (Kingston University, London).

TICKETS:  £ 20.00  to include all refreshments and a sandwich lunch.

PLEASE BOOK THROUGH  EVENTBRITE

Organisers: Dr Susan Cohen drsusancohen@gmail.com; Ms Lesley Urbach lcurbach@aol.com

www.rememberingeleanorrathbone.wordpress.com

Courtesy of The Institute of Contemporary British History and with the support of The Parkes Institute at the University of Southampton and B’Nai B’rith, Leo Baeck London Trust

organised by the ‘Remembering Eleanor Rathbone Group’ in conjunction with The Council for Assisting at-risk Academics, The Institute of Contemporary British History at King’s College, London, The Jewish Council for Racial Equality, The Refugee Council, Refugee Week, The Wiener Library, London

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