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Book Drive for Refugees in Calais


LIVED, in partnership with the University of Edinburgh School of Social and Political Science is inviting students and staff members to donate their academic books to refugees in Calais.

The ‘Jungle Library’, a library run by volunteers in Calais, has received demands from displaced individuals to provide specialized and/or academic books to assist them in furthering their higher education; an education which was interrupted as a consequence of war.

Academic books from any discipline are welcome, but especially those in the fields of:

* Engineering

* Physics

* Chemistry

* Biology

* Medicine/Nursing

* Politics and History of the countries concerned: South Sudan, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria

Dictionaries, such as French/English, French or English/native language of the people concerned are also welcome.

If you would like to donate your academic books, please bring them to one of the many drop-in points around the University:

1. Chrystal Macmillan Building, Ground Floor, George Square

2. College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, Little France Campus

3. Chaplaincy, George Square

For more information, please contact us at livedprojects@gmail.com

Thank you for supporting the education of refugees in Calais.

LIVED, with the University of Edinburgh School of Social and Political Science