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Rising from the Rubble

Stories of Hope and Resilience from Turkey's Earthquake Zone

April 12, 2023
8 pm (Istanbul time) – 1 pm (New York time)

Columbia Global Centers

The earthquakes in Turkey on 6 February have caused significant loss of life and displacement of over two million people. Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), artists, volunteers and activists have played a crucial role in relief efforts. This webinar will feature personal experiences and testimonies from experts, aiming to raise awareness of the challenges of recovery work and discuss how to work towards a more resilient long-term recovery plan.

Speakers: Murat Germen; artist, academic, archivist Ayten Zara; Founder of World Human Relief, Peace and Human Rights Worker, Academic Açelya Uçan; Project Coordinator, Mor Çatı Women’s Shelter Foundation Mert UĞur Aksoy; NGO consultant, Volunteer, Afet Platformu

The conversation will be in Turkish with simultaneous translation into English.

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