The Right to Have Rights – Seamus Deane Lectures

Seamus Deane Annual lectures for Field Day.

The theme of these lectures is “The Right to Have Rights,” specifically regarding Direct Provision and the Mediterranean migrant crisis.

It’s a set of two events.

  • Galway  (14th October) –  Bryan McMahon lead author of the McMahon Report on Direct Provision
  • Derry  (20th October) – Conor Kenny, field doctor with Médecins Sans Frontières. He has worked on the Greek-Macedonian border, Lesbos and on the MV Aquarius.

Free admission for asylum seekers, please send an email to  if you would like to attend.

Transport details to follow shortly.

More details here. SDlecture2017 Press Release_General-1


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