Online workshop: Can I Live?
‘I’m new to this but my presence is necessary’
Date: 16 September 2021
Time: 8.45pm - 9.45pm (bst)
Facilitated by Zahrah Vawda
Guest Speaker: Nathan Lawson
Free to attend
This online workshop will take place in response to the online performance of Can I Live? by Fehinti Balogun.
This workshop is a safe space dedicated to people of the Global Majority. If you do not identify with the above, we kindly ask that you do not book onto this session in order to maintain a safe space for those the session is intended for, and instead join here for our 'Online Discussions' which are open to everyone.
What's it all about?
Join our online, interactive, post-show workshop to learn more about the climate movement. Whether you are new to the climate conversation or have been involved and are looking for your next steps, join these workshops to hear each other's stories and share your own. Each week, we will be joined by a guest speaker involved in local climate activism, who will be sharing their own journey and experiences, and inspiring ways to get involved.
How do I join?
This event is taking place online through Zoom. Simply sign up here by booking a free ticket and a link with joining instructions will be emailed out to you on the morning of the event. If you can't see an email with instructions check your spam folder. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any issues locating the zoom link instructions email or if you can no longer attend.
*This workshop is for individuals who identify as people of colour only.*
Space is limited on this workshop so if you book a place but can no longer take part please email email@example.com to release the spot for someone else.
Places issued on a first come, first served basis. If you are unable to secure a place on this workshop please check our full online events schedule for Can I Live?. You can book for any of our online workshops regardless of location.
About Facilitator: Zahrah Vawda
Zahrah is a writer, visual artist and creative facilitator working with themes of nature, environment and community connection.
About the Guest speaker: Nathan Lawson
Nathan Lawson is a finalist at the University of Oxford reading BA Geography at the School of Geography and Environment. He is the alumni of the pioneering Foundation Year Oxford, an access course for disadvantaged students to enter elite universities, where he achieved distinction in Biological sciences as part of the 3rd cohort in 2018-19. He was the President of the Oxford Climate Society, one of the largest student-led climate societies in the UK and has hosted events with the likes of Noam Chomsky, Mary Robinson, Vandana Shiva and Nnimmo Bassey. He runs a podcast called The Climate Breakdown, a podcast that aims to break down the barriers of the climate movement through conversations with academics and activists. Nathan continues to incorporate a climate justice framework into much of his academic work including Indigenous Ontologies, Social Media and Environmental Geography.
Click here for all Can I Live? online screenings, workshops and talks dates
This workshop is for individuals who identify as people of colour only.
If you do not identify with the above, we kindly ask that you do not book onto this session in order to maintain these sessions as a safe space for those the session is intended for, and instead join our 'Online Discussions' which are open to everyone.
Space is limited on this workshop. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you no longer require your place so someone else can attend.