Rice University Department of Religion

Filming, Traveling, Volunteering: The Refugee Crisis in Greece, April 22, 2017, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Film

Chao Center for Asian Studies

Speakers:
Abeer Yaseen
(via Skype)

Speakers:
Kim Proal

Speakers:
Sandeep Ray

Location:
Rice Media Center

Abstract:


Would you like to learn more about the current refugee crisis in Greece? Have you ever considered volunteering at a camp? Join us for a film screening and discussion of "Safe", a documentary film in progress, followed by a Q&A session led by the filmmaker, Sandeep Ray, Henry Luce Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in Southeast Asian Studies in the Chao Center for Asian Studies. Also joining the discussion are Kim Proal, the Ambassador for Norwegian NGO, Dråpen i Havet (A Drop in the Ocean) and (via Skype) Abeer Yaseen, the subject of the documentary. Light refreshments will be provided. The event is free and open to the public. More information can be found here.

Presented in conjuction with Green Light - an artistic workshop at the Moody Center for the Arts and in collaboration with the Chao Center for Asian Studies and Rice Cinema.