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Go Global 2021
 

Each year we celebrate our flagship cultural event, Go Global, where uea(su)'s cultural societies host a celebratory event showcasing their rich and diverse cultures through exciting performances and a delicious food festival as shown in 2019's highlights video here!

Whilst we may not be able to have our usual in person celebration for Go Global this year, from Monday 17th – Sunday 23rd May, there will be various online activities taking place from clubs, societies, externals and UEA, showcasing different cultures through different activities, food, artwork and talks. Some highlights include a discussion with Natural Hair Society on braids and their history, an international movie marathon hosted by Cinema Society, yoga and meditation with Dharma Society, Cook-a-longs and a Greek lesson with Hellenic Society, easy to follow recipes from Malaysian Society, Mahjong Society and Taiwanese Society, and poetry from Tamil Society! We have also scoured the Norfolk & Norwich festival for any events that are bringing culture to the city! You can find more information, plus the full list of online activities listed below!

 

Event Date and Time Description
Cook-a-long with Hellenic Society to make Greek Halva All week Cook a long with Hellenic society to make Greek Halva in this easy to follow video.
Cook-a-long with Hellenic Society to make Greek Spinach and Feta pie All week Cook a long with Hellenic society to make Greek Spinach and Feta pie in this easy to follow video.
A Greek lesson with Hellenic Society All week Join Hellenic society and learn greek with this easy to follow video!
Hellenic Society Go Global 2020 performance All week It's such a shame that we can't do our traditional Go Global performance in person this year but why not sit back, relax and enjoy Hellenic Society's 2020 Go Global performance.
A recipe card to make Afelia with potatoes from Hellenic Society All week A recipe from Hellenic Society to make Afelia with potatoes.
A recipe card to make Malaysian Style Butter Milk Chicken from Malaysian Society & Mahjong Society All week A recipe from Malaysian Society & Mahjong Society to make Malaysian Style Butter Milk Chicken
Cook-a-long with Taiwanese Society to make braised pork on rice All week Cook a long with Taiwanese Society to make braised pork on rice in this easy to follow video.
Cook-a-long with Taiwanese Society to make fried sweet potatoes All week Cook a long with Taiwanese Society to make fried sweet potatoes in this easy to follow video.
Cook-a-long with Taiwanese Society to make Taiwanese fried chicken All week Cook a long with Taiwanese Society to make Taiwanese fried chicken in this easy to follow video.
Campus Kitchen international food All week Throughout the week, campus kitchen will be offering a variety of Global foods that were put forward as suggestions by cultural societies.
Cristina Iglesias All Week Internationally acclaimed Spanish installation artist and sculptor, Cristina Iglesias, presents two major sculptures at the Sainsbury Centre, UEA. This free Sculpture Park display places Iglesias’ work in dialogue with Norman Foster’s iconic Sainsbury Centre building.
A recipe card to make Aloo Achar from Nepalese Society All Week Aloo Achar is a Nepali dish. It is potato mixed with spices, mustard seed, sesame seed, fenugreek seed, cucumber, radish and onion. People eat this as a delicacy for snacks. It is well-known among the Newari people in Nepal
A recipe card to make Chatpate from Nepalese Society All Week A recipe from Nepalese Society to make Chatpate. Kathmandu’s chatpate (also spelled chaatpate) is a version of chaat, made with puffed rice, dried instant noodles, chickpeas, fresh coriander (cilantro), tomato, cucumber, onion, potato, peas, lemon juice, fresh chili, and spices. It's a winning combination that's hard not to love.
Artwork by Kasim Abbas: beautiful canvas paintings of scenic mountains and lakes in Nepal. All Week Kasim has painted some beautiful canvas paintings of scenic mountains and lakes in Nepal.
Cook-a-long with Nepalese Society to make Momo All Week Cook a long with Nepalese Society to make Momo in this easy to follow video.
Nepalese Society Go Global 2020 performance All Week It's such a shame that we can't do our traditional Go Global performance in person this year but why not sit back, relax and enjoy Nepalese Society's 2020 Go Global performance.
A recipe card to make Chicken Karahi and Chaan Chaat from PakSoc All Week Chicken Karahi, or Kadai chicken, is undoubtedly one of the most popular curries in and out of Pakistan and India. Channa Chaat is a chickpea salad.
A poem submitted by Tamil Society, written by Thilo Arulsikamani All Week This poem from Tamil soc comes alongside a statement from the society and is available in both Tamil and English.
The South Asian Collection reopening All week (9:30am-5pm) Head over to The South Asian Collection as it opens up for the first time since lockdown began!
Natural Hair Society - Braids and their history

17/05/2021

5-6pm

Braids have always been important part of black hair styling. But how has their place in black culture shifted through time, and in different places? 
Global Voices: Tsitsi Dangarembga – From the UEA Live Archive

18/05/2021

2pm-3:30pm

Tsitsi Dangarembga and Ellah Wakatama discussing Booker-shortlisted This Mournable Body and Tsitsi’s long-time passion of raising awareness of the importance of creative writing in southern Africa.
Cinema society movie marathon

18/05/2021

All day

Celebrate the (near-enough) end of the academic year by joining Cinema Society for their Go Global Movie Marathon on the 18th May!
Japan Water 19/05/2021 - 23/05/2021 The artists in GroundWork Gallery’s exhibition, Japan Water take us on a journey from the significance of water in Japanese art and culture, to our own.
Norwich: A Black History

20/05/2021

10am-12pm

This guided walking tour, with Norwich tour guide Paul Dickson celebrates the diverse contribution of black people to the history of Norwich.
Global Voices: Author Event – Jesmyn Ward – From the UEA Live Archive

20/05/2021

2pm-3:30pm

Winner of the 2017 National Book Award for her novel Sing, Unburied Sing. ‘Ward’s subject is what it means to be poor and black in America’s rural south, where “life is a hurricane”.
Sarathy Korwar

20/05/2021

6pm

‘Absolutely of the moment: a psychedelic, electronic, jazzy odyssey that deals with issues of racial identity. It’s fabulous.’ The Guardian

Dharma Society Yoga and Meditation

20/05/2021

6-6:40pm

It is increasingly important to take time for yourself and check in with your body.
Rich Kids: A History Of Shopping Malls In Tehran

20/05/2021

7:30pm

As the global gap between rich and poor grows and humanity’s destructive impact on the earth rampages on, so does the allure to watch the carnage unfold on social media.
Hatis Noit

20/05/2021

9pm

Hailing from distant Shiretoko in Hokkaido, Hatis Noit now resides in London. The Japanese vocal performer’s accomplished range is astonishingly self-taught, inspired by Gagaku and operatic styles, Bulgarian and Gregorian chanting, to avant-garde and pop.
Provenance

21/05/2021

3pm

In this vivid and emotional immersive installation, acclaimed novelist Ayòbámi Adébáyò tells the compelling story of twins separated by death. Follow the journey of the sacred ibeji artefact from its creation in Benin in 1895, to present-day Norwich in a story that spans continents, cultures and lifetimes.
Global voices: Tash Aw - Author Event – From the UEA Live Archive

21/05/2021

3pm-4:30pm

Tash Aw is the author of four critically acclaimed novels; The Harmony Silk Factory, Map of the Invisible World, Five Star Billionaire and We the Survivors. His novels have twice been longlisted for the Booker Prize and have been translated into 23 languages.
Where do stories come from? 22/05/2021 11am-12pm In this interactive online exhibition from UEA’s flagship project Future and Form, you are invited to make the shift from reader to writer, from observer to active participant, as you inhabit the world of the writer as they craft the story.
Bonded

22/05/2021 & 23/05/2021

12:45pm & 3:30 pm

New production, BONDED, explores the construct of human dependency – especially that of siblings – and how time and external conditions can affect the synergetic connection. Choreographed & performed by twin sisters, Kristina and Sadé, founders of Alleyne Dance, the work takes the audience through a transitional journey of inter-and-independency through abstract narrative.
Good Youtes Walk

22/05/2021 & 23/05/2021

12pm & 2:45pm

This chaotic and frenzied Hip Hop dance theatre work explores how divided we are as a nation. Due to the recent surge of global events including the Covid pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement heightening, now more than ever we are a nation divided.
Ballroom and Latin Dance Club Latin Dance Class

23/05/2021

1-1:45pm

Book a free ticket for the UEA BLDC Go Global Latin Dance Session to learn some cha cha steps!

 

 

 

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