The seminar on Refugee advocacy and engagement through the arts took place on 27 August 2020.
The webinar is part of a series focusing on issues concerning refugees in Malaysia by looking beyond the framing of refugees as beneficiaries but exploring the agency of refugees as active participants in advocating and mobilizing for their rights and livelihood. The seminar foresaw a conversation with Mahi Ramakrishnan and Saleh Sepas, co-directors of the 2020 Refugee Festival in Malaysia, discussing the role of the arts for advocacy and engagement. The seminar was moderated by Rusaslina Idrus, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
This webinar is an activity under the CHCI Global Humanities Institute 2020-2021: Migration, Global Logistics and Unequal Citizenship prepared by the Malaysian Research Team.