Refugee Radio In Protest 

An evening of poetry and music on the theme of human rights to celebrate the publication of “In Protest: 150 Poems for Human Rights”. With leading Peruvian poet and musician Sofia Buchuk and the UK poetry slam champion, Keith Jarrett.
At the Red Roaster Café, 1d St James Street, Brighton, BN2 1RE. Friday 11th April 8pm-11pm. £5. Members free
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Middlesex University School of Law

 Dr. Dominic Pasura’s Book Launch ‘African Transnational Diasporas’

Wednesday 7th May 2014 from 16:30-18:30

Middlesex University, Room C219-20 & 2nd Floor Mezzanine, College Building Hendon Campus, London, NW4 4BT.

 To book a free ticket please click on the eventbrite ticket link

LEEDS: Turning Matabeleland Green Information Sessions

Every 3rd Saturday of the month starting from the 15th of February 2014 we are holding free drop-in sessions for those who want to find out more about Turning Matabeleland Green.

Where   –  Ebor Court, Skinner Street, Leeds, LS1 4ND
Time  - between 2.00pm and 5.00pm – drop in any time for free information on the program. 

The Rain That Washes national tour

APRIL:  Fri 4 Apr – Seven Arts, 31A Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS7 3PD
Sat 5 Apr – Selby Town Hall, York Street, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8 4AJ
MAY:  Sat 24, Sun 25 & Mon 26 May – Brighton Fringe Festival, Malborough Theatre, 4 Princes Street, Brighton, BN2 1RD

Booking details for individual venues and future dates can be found


Southwark Cathedral has been booked for a prayer vigil on 21st June 6pm-6am, with the Bishop of Southwark  presiding and preaching at the opening Eucharist at  7.30 pm.  

Politics, Culture and Identity in Zimbabwe and its Diasporas

The Britain Zimbabwe Society´s Annual Research Day, Saturday 21 June
St. Antony´s College, Nissan Theatre, 62 Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2

Programme – as at February 2014

8.30-9.00       Registration in Nissan Theatre foyer
9.00-9.05       Welcome and introduction: Dr Knox Chitiyo, Chair, BZS

9.05-9.45        Keynote presentation: Overview of Zimbabwe’s Politics:
Past & Present
Speaker: Professor Brian Raftopoulos, University of the Western Cape

9.45-11.15      Panel 1: Zimbabwe and Regional Politics Post GNU
Speakers:  McDonald Lewanika,  Crisis Coalition in Zimbabwe; Dr
Blessing Miles Tendi, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford;
Dr Chofamba Sithole;
Chair: Professor Jocelyn Alexander, University of Oxford

11.15-11.30     Tea/Coffee break – Buttery

11.30-13.0      Panel 2: Media, Gender and Law  in Political Context
Speakers:  Dr Wendy Willems, LSE; Dr Bruce Mutsvairo, Leiden
University College; Dr Khanyisela Moyo, University of Ulster

13.00-14.00     Lunch: St Antony´s or free choice

14.00-15.30     Panel 3: Economy, Civil Society and Migration in
Zimbabwe and the Diaspora
Speakers:  Dr Joseph Mujere, University of Zimbabwe; Professor JoAnn
McGregor, University of Sussex; Dr Dominic Pasura, University of
Chair: Dr Sara Rich Dorman, University of Edinburgh

15.30-15.45     Tea/Coffee break – Buttery

15.45-17.00     Panel 4: Culture, Identity and Politics
Speakers:  Tendai Huchu;  Simon Bright, Zimmedia; Pathisa Nyathi
Chair: Dr Ranka Primorac, University of Southampton

17.00-17.30     Summing up and close