International Conference of Refugees and Migrants 2016 The Struggles of Refugees – How to go on?!

International Conference of Refugees and Migrants 2016
Call for Participation | Call for Experiences | Call for Proposals

Update 07.02.2016: The Call is closed now. Thanks for your proposals!

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS

THIS IS A CALL TO ALL SELF ORGANISED REFUGEES AND OTHER ACTIVISTS: BE PART OF THE CONFERENCE PROGRAM! CONTRIBUTE YOUR IDEAS, PERSPECTIVES AND SKILLS! SEND IN YOUR PROPOSALS!

Refugees, migrants, supporters and activists with different backgrounds will gather for three days at Kampnagel Theater in Hamburg to discuss, network and share their knowledge about self-organisation under the heading “The struggle of refugees. How to go on? Stop war on migrants! – INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS – 26-28th February 2016″

This self-organized assembly seeks to empower existing networks of refugees and to develop new network-structures, as well as to create the possibility to analyze the current situation in Germany and Europe. Our aim is to focus on what can be done together and to give room to as many voices, experiences and perspectives as possible.

Besides curated discussion sessions# and open spaces for spontaneous workshops and gatherings, the conference program will also include time slots reserved for your proposals.

Which strategies, practises and skills do you want to share with others?
What are the topics, you would like to address?
We are looking for persons and groups who are ready to give inputs, encourage dialogues, motivate knowledge-sharing and guide exchange of experience.
To contribute to the conference program, you don’t need to be a professional speaker or scientist – everybody is an expert – we are alle experts of our lives and experiences.
Choose your form – whether it’s a workshop, a presentation, a trainig session, a discussion-topic or another formate of your choice.
We would very much appreciate it to welcome particularly women* as a strong part of the conference team.
Everybody is invited: Send in your ideas and proposals and contribute to the conference-agenda.

For a proper planning of the conference-program and to include your contribution in time, please send in your proposals until the 31. of January to conference.hamburg [at] riseup.net with the header “CALL“.
We will contact you immediately with further details and information.
For your workshops etc. we can offer time-slots up to two hours.
We do our best to organise translations on the spot – at least in english, arabic, german and french.

Since we have a limited number of rooms for workshops, please understand if we might not be able to include all proposals in the scheduled program. That’s why there will be also open spaces for spontaneous gatherings on-site.

Find out more about the contents of the conference at:
www.refugeeconference.net

Let‘s open a forum for inspiration and discussion that will create space for actions. In solidarity!

#Curated discussion sessions: 1: Reasons to flee, to fight and to support | 2: Welcome to Europe? | 3: Moving beyond welcoming | 4: Self-organisation and solidarity

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