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Photo: Cecily Brown, Shipwreck drawings, Courtesy Thomas Dane Limited

Preview: Cecily Brown sketches the past onto the present

In the serene surrounds of the Whitworth’s Mezzanine Gallery, Cecily Brown displays her chaotically technicoloured ‘Shipwreck’ works, which reveal a confrontation between the past masterpieces of Delacroix, Don Juan, and Gericault, and the heart-wrenching images of the current refugee crisis

Photo: Courtesy Sciences Po Refugee Help

Sciences Po Refugee Help

Sciences Po Refugee Help brings together asylum seekers with students passionate about helping refugees in an effort to “bridge the gap between those in need and those willing to act”

Photo: reb gro@Flickr

Earth Week’s climate change plea

Earth Week’ s climate change panel discussed ongoing climate change threats and their importance in social equality and justice

Photo: Jamal Jameel

Look Up – there is more to see than you might think…

Journeys Festival produces yet another stunning display of artwork across Manchester portraying the inspiring stories of the city’s refugees and asylum seekers

Photo: Emily Driscoll

The Graffiti Project

The global refugee crisis is brought to light in Manchester’s Journeys Festival

Photo: Alisdare Hickson @ Flickr

The Calais wall is no solution

The construction of the wall in Calais is hypocritical, reactionary, and doomed to failure

Photo: Nigel Luckhurst @Wikicommons

Peter Hitchens: “This is a living, breathing corpse of a country”

Current Affairs Editor Joe C. Evans in discussion with journalist, author, and voice of the right Peter Hitchens

Photo: STAR

Student Action for Refugees

Yasmin Mannan gives an insight into the ways you can stand up for and help refugees and asylum seekers in Manchester and beyond

Photo: Helen Foote

Refugees & The Homeless: Real Stories

Manchester Global Health Society’s first event of 2016 was an evening dedicated to raising awareness for the homeless and refugees, through real life stories

Photo: MalachyBrowne @Flickr

Europe’s urban policy is failing refugees

A lack of planning and investment in slums across Europe is harming future integration and breaking up communities

Photo: Mancunion

Charlie Hebdo’s cartoon is not what you think

Lioui Benhamou attempts to diffuse the controversy surrounding Charlie Hebdo’s latest divisive cartoon

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Stockport refugee project overwhelmed with volunteers

The local impact of the refugee crisis is uncertain when you consider this student-led volunteering project