Gothenburg City Museum and the Maritime Museum and Aquarium are shining a spotlight on the situation of LBGTQ refugees and asylum-seekers in Europe. Welcome to three days of lectures, conversation and meetings. In collaboration, among others, with RFSL Newcomers, Afrosvenskarnas Riksförbund (The National Association of Afro-Swedes) and MiM Kunskapscenter (MiM Knowledge Centre).
These activitets are offered in english:
15 Aug, 16.30–17.30
Who deserves human rights?
How does racism and the concept of unmornable bodies play in Europe maintaining refugee policies which leads to dead bodies in the Mediterranean Sea and elsewhere. With Kitimbwa Sabuni, The Afro-Swedish National Association. Language: English. Sign Language interpreter.
15 Aug, 18.00–19.00
Welcome in europe?
A talk with Sadaf Modiri and Kitimbwa Sabuni about if Sweden still really is one of the most active countries in Europe when it comes to welcoming refugees and what does the current statistics look like? What are the consequences of referring to Swedish refugee-policies as more or less ”generous”? Free buffet from 17.30, Vegan/Glutenfree.
17 Aug, 11.00–12.00
A guided tour about human right activists
We explore the exhibition We Have A Dream. Sign Language interpreter.