Remember and Respond: Child Migrants and the Lives Behind the Data
Wednesday 28 April at 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
- Nadine Finch is an expert in children’s rights and human trafficking and was a human rights barrister from 1992 to 2015. She has been an expert and consultant in this field since 2002. She publishes widely on these subjects and is currently Honorary Senior Policy Fellow at the University of Bristol. She is also an associate with Child Circle, an organisation based in Brussels.
- Sam Okyere is Senior Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Bristol. He recently compiled a report for the IOM on the needs of families whose loved ones have died or gone missing in the course of migration.
- Ann Singleton is Senior Research Fellow in the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol, and MMB Policy Strategic Lead. She leads the Worldwide Universities Network funded project ‘Memorials to people who have died and to those missing during migration’.
- Bridget Anderson – MMB Director, Professor of Migration, Mobilities and Citizenship, University of Bristol.
The speakers’ presentations will be followed by questions from the Chair and Q&A with the audience. A Zoom link will be sent to registered attendees 24 hours before the event.
Everyone is welcome. We are seeking to make our events accessible to everyone, so please let us know if you face barriers we could address.
MMB’s ‘Childhood on the Move’ series includes webinars, film screenings and blogs that open up the discussion about how child migrants are viewed around the world and how they challenge the stereotypes and controls placed upon them.