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The Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement

Storytelling & social integration - local government perspectives - 24/05/18

How the stories we tell, shape the communities we live in

This workshop was led by Dr Jenny Mander, Fellow and Director of Studies in Modern and Medieval Languages at Newnham. In collaboration with the Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement, the day considered the representation of minority groups, language diversity and social cohesion.

The participants discussed how successful minority groups are in having their stories heard by those in local government, the obstacles to doing this, and its importance. They shared experiences of how the experiences of migrant groups are recorded, and how these can be used to advocate for these groups when policy matters are being discussed. Read More