“Stories Without Borders”: A Migrant Storytelling Workshop

  • DATE / TIME:
    2023•11•30    14:00 - 15:00

    Guest speakers: Martina Lucic and Joy Ehikioya

    Moderator: Giulia Mori, UNU-MERIT

    Are you a migrant with a story to share? Do you value listening with empathy to migrant stories? Featuring two guest speakers (Martina Lucic and Joy Ehikioya) who are migrants themselves, this workshop will foster an environment where everyone can contribute their narratives, promoting open dialogue and understanding among all participants.

    This online event is open to the public – everyone is welcome to join the discussion.

    Date: Thursday 30 November 2023
    Time: 14:00 – 15:00 CET

    Join via Zoom:
    Meeting ID: 851 0036 8548
    To help us organise the workshop activities, we’d love to know if you’ll be joining us.

    Please register here.

    About the speakers

    Martina Lucic was born in Croatia and raised in The Netherlands. At a mere 4 months old, her parents fled to the Netherlands. A singer-songwriter and Dutch teacher (NT2), she thrives on combining her dual passions for music and languages. Within her music, she shares stories of individuals forced to leave their homelands, making it her mission to propagate the messages of kindness and empathy.

    Joy Ehikioya was born in Nigeria and is currently living in Milan. She is an ethnographic researcher on asylum seekers and refugees’ integration. She works as a cultural mediator for asylum seekers and refugees in Milan.

    Moderator of the event: Giulia Mori

    Giulia Mori is a research intern at UNU-MERIT, where she recently earned her MSc in Public Policy and Human Development with a specialization in Migration Studies.

    Her commitment centers on advocating for inclusive policies to positively impact the lives of migrants.

    Passionate about the intersection of Public Policy, Migration, and Human Rights, Giulia’s interests extend to Development Economics, Labor Rights, Post-Colonial Studies, International Criminal Law, Human Rights Law, and Transitional and Restorative Justice. Giulia actively seeks to contribute to creating a more equitable and just environment for migrants through her work and advocacy.

    About the ILO Project:

    The Intercultural Learning Online (ILO) project aims to enhance the educational experience of international students in our universities. By fostering effective mentoring practices, the project aims to create a more inclusive and supportive environment for all our students.

    Venue: Online (Zoom)

    Date: 30 November 2023

    Time: 14:00 – 15:00  CET