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Inspirational Muslim Women Launch Event

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

The opening event will introduce the exhibition and some of the inspirational Muslim women nominated by students and staff of the university.

There will be an informal discussion about the contributions of and challenges faced by Muslim women, and the conversation will continue with refreshments. 

The women featured in the exhibition are: Sharifa Yukubu; Rania Hafez, Poppy Jaman; Nudzejma Softic; Momina Ullah; Fatima al-Fihri; Gülden Sönmez; Khadlijah bint Khuwaylid; Tasnim Ali; Suhaiyma Manzoor-Khan; Halima Aden

Organising committee: Nazmin Akhtar, Parbina Begum, Claire Eustance, Vanessa Taylor, Charlotte Sowerby, Sara Pennell, Michael Talbot. With thanks to Gavin Rand and Zoe Pettit for funding the exhibition, and to David Waterworth for his support.

Inspirational Muslim Women

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

For International Women’s Day (IWD) 2020 the History Research Group, supported by the School of Humanities & Social Sciences, will be holding an exhibition promoting the visibility of Muslim women working and studying at the University of Greenwich.

The theme of this year’s IWD 2020 is #EachforEqual with the tagline ‘challenge stereotypes, broaden perceptions, change situations’. Inspirational Muslim Women honours this theme by focusing on enlivening women, from both within the University and the wider public, nominated by students and staff of the university from both within the University and the wider public. Those nominated are showcased in the exhibition, which seeks to make the contributions of Muslim women to the University of Greenwich and wider society more visible.

The women featured in the exhibition are: Sharifa Yukubu; Rania Hafez, Poppy Jaman; Nudzejma Softic; Momina Ullah; Fatima al-Fihri; Gülden Sönmez; Khadlijah bint Khuwaylid; Tasnim Ali; Suhaiyma Manzoor-Khan; Halima Aden

Organising committee: Nazmin Akhtar, Parbina Begum, Claire Eustance, Vanessa Taylor, Charlotte Sowerby, Sara Pennell, Michael Talbot. With thanks to Gavin Rand and Zoe Pettit for funding the exhibition, and to David Waterworth for his support

New Perceptions

Friday, January 31st, 2020

Eye4Change - Image of a person's eye by Joshua (aged 12), detail.
New Perceptions — Image by Joshua (aged 12)

New Perceptions is an exhibition of photographs by a group of 20 young people in South East London, aged 11 -18. The work on display is the outcome of workshops facilitated by eye4change, a charitable social enterprise based in Greenwich that uses photography to engage, educate, and empower disadvantaged and marginalised people of all ages and abilities. Each exhibition participant explores themes of representation, identity and belonging.

Launch event

Saturday 8th February, 3 – 5pm* — Free, All welcome

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Differences in Common

Saturday, May 11th, 2019

This exhibition by 100 local people living in Greenwich is an outcome of a series of community photo walks facilitated by eye4change, a charitable social enterprise. The project focuses on what new and existing communities have in common while recognising the value of diversity.

People from a range of backgrounds, abilities and experiences came together with each employing the camera as a tool for creative expression, storytelling and a means to connect, share and increase a sense of belonging.

Launch Event | All Welcome

Thursday 30th May, 6pm-8pm. Register your place for free here.

The exhibition is open:

Friday 31st May – Tuesday 11th June 2019

Opening Times: Mon – Fri 10 am – 5pm

Credit Photograph: Fatuma Ibrahim

This project was funded by the National Lottery Community Fund.