COMING UP . . .
Saturday 13th October 2018 at 11am
The Auditorium, The Forum, Norwich
Professor Joanna Drugan
will talk about
‘Language Rights as Human Rights’
Admission is free. Coffee available from 10.30.
This year’s Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Professor Joanna Drugan who is the Professor of Translation at the UEA. It will take place on Saturday October 13th at 11am at The Forum in Norwich. The lecture will be entitled ‘Language Rights as Human Rights’.
Yemeni civilians continue to bear the brunt of the war and the country is facing its worst ever humanitarian crisis. As a permanent member of the UN Security Council and the ‘lead’ country on Yemen, the UK holds a lot of sway on this issue. UNA-UK is therefore encouraging members to contact their MPs calling for them to make a statement condemning any further Saudi-led military attacks on the port of Hodeidah in Yemen - an aid lifeline for millions of people.
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AGM – 21st September.
The Branch’s Annual General Meeting will take place at 12.30 on Friday September 21st at the Friends Meeting House, Upper Goat Lane, Norwich, immediately prior to that day’s Lunchbox Meeting at 1pm. Read the Annual Report and the Annual Accounts for the year ending 31 August 2018.
Please note that there will be no meeting in August. Details of meetings for the coming year will be found on the...
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