Summer Term Events

DDE at the Global Centre Events – Summer 2016

Provisional Programme


Thursday 14th 1pm to 2pm

World at Lunch – Baraa Ehsaan Kouja, a Syrian student at the University of Exeter will talk about his exhibition of drawings and paintings made by Syrian refugee children currently living in Al-Abrar refugee camp in Lebanon.

Monday 25th 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Gown meets Town – Dr Kathrin Forstner from Exeter University, Department of Geography will talk about Gender, development and globalisation: Women’s craft producer groups in Southern Peru

Wednesday 27th 6:30pm for 7:00pm to 9:00pm – please reserve a place

Europe: In or Out?  A discussion evening using the ‘Talk Shop’ system


Thursday 12th 1:00pm – 2:00pm

World at Lunch Special – Louisa Adjoa Parker will talk about her writing, read poetry from her chapbook and from her anthology of black British short stories. 

Friday 13th 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Ugandan Evening – to meet Asaph Gheno Were, the Headteacher at Kisoko Boys Primary School; hosted by Sue Errington in Kennford. Cost £10. Contact DDE to reserve a place. 

Monday 16th 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Global Book Club Brexit: How Britain Will Leave Europe by Denis MacShane served in the Labour Government as Minister of State for Europe


Thursday 9th 1:00pm to 2:00pm

World at Lunch – Wendy Spratling will talk about her recent trip to Ghana

Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th Respect Festival

Friday 17th 7:00pm – 10:00pm

Devon Globe TrottersCarolyn Hallett will talk about her experiences on the building project at Residential Hostel for Visually Impaired Pupils at Katente West Primary School. Cost £10. Contact DDE to reserve a place. 

Monday 20th to Sunday 26thRefugee Week with theme of ‘Welcome’


Monday 4th 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Global Book Club The Year of Living Danishly Uncovering the Secrets of the World's Happiest Country by Helen Russell

Thursday 7th 1:00pm to 2:00pm

World at Lunch – Bea Knight, Research Midwife at Exeter University Medical School, will talk about her project in Gambia

Tuesday 12th 6:30pm to 9:30pm

DDE Summer Party in Exeter Community Centre Garden

Saturday 16th Fundraising Cycle Ride for Katente West Residential Hostel 



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