Migration: Women and Resilience
26 April 2018 (6.15pm - 8.15pm)
199 Faraday Street
Multicultural Arts Victoria; National Trust Australian Heritage Festival; CO.AS.IT.
Cultures and/or faiths:
German, Greek, Iranian, Italian, Kurdish, Sri Lankan, Taiwanese
Join us for an informative and thought-provoking evening exploring experiences of displacement, participation and contributions to modern Australia by generations of immigrant and refugee women. Leaving your home and establishing yourself in a new country can be a difficult journey. How to you maintain connection with the culture of your original homeland as you adapt to a new environment? Join our panel of multicultural speakers, as they discuss historic and contemporary issues through films, readings and stories across cultures and across generations. The evening includes voices from: German, Greek, Iranian, Italian, Kurdish, Sri Lankan and Taiwanese cultural heritage. The event will be facilitated by Multicultural Arts Victoria CEA Jill Morgan AM and is part of the 2018 Australian Heritage Festival Program coordinated by the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) (NTAV). RSVP through Eventbrite or firstname.lastname@example.org The symposium is organised by Multicultural Arts Victoria and the National Trust Australian Heritage Festival in collaboration with CO.AS.IT. Image: The proxy wedding of Lucia Ciampa in Italy, 1961, with her father-in-law standing in for her husband Mario, who was waiting for her in Australia.back to listing >