Reblogged: Refugee Hosts’ Research challenges perceptions at new IWM exhibition exploring 100 years of refugee experiences

Refugee Hosts’ project is part of a major new exhibition at the Imperial War Museum, London from the 24th of September – 24th of May 2021. Refugees: Forced to Flee explores why people flee their homes and take certain items with them; how they make their journeys and find safety; and the challenges that can […]

“The exhibition confronts common  perceptions by focusing on deeply personal experiences of people who have been forced to flee their homes and the challenges they face in making their journey to safety and re-settling. The exhibition also highlights the UK’s response to refugee crises over the last 100 years.”

“Everyone should think it may happen to them as well. It really does not matter if you have money, you’re educated, you live in a safe country, you are stable at the moment. I had all of them – it ended up like this.” Iranian man, Kourosh, currently seeking asylum in the UK, interviewed in the film clip below by Al Jazeera at the Imperial War Museum.



Click the link at the bottom to read about Refugee Hosts research and contribution to IWM London and IWM North’s new exhibits. To book an advance ticket (free) to IWM London’s ‘Refugees: Forced to Flee’ go to the IWM website. (Exhibition runs until 24 May 2021)

Refugee Hosts’ Research challenges perceptions at new IWM exhibition exploring 100 years of refugee experiences — Refugee Hosts

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