5 episodes

Each episode tells the story of a meeting between an Irish person and a refugee or person seeking asylum. They are paired because they have something in common. They have a conversation to try to discover what it is. Can they find the common threads running through both their lives?

Hosted by Dr. Michelle D'Arcy, assistant professor of Political Science at Trinity College Dublin and funded by TCD's Equality Fund. The Assistant Producer is Eman Abboud and graphic design is by Clara Chan.

Common Threads Michelle D'Arcy

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Each episode tells the story of a meeting between an Irish person and a refugee or person seeking asylum. They are paired because they have something in common. They have a conversation to try to discover what it is. Can they find the common threads running through both their lives?

Hosted by Dr. Michelle D'Arcy, assistant professor of Political Science at Trinity College Dublin and funded by TCD's Equality Fund. The Assistant Producer is Eman Abboud and graphic design is by Clara Chan.

    Episode 5 - Bulelani & Jac

    Episode 5 - Bulelani & Jac

    Bulelani is an asylum seeker and activist from South Africa and Jacqueline is a professor of Political Science at Trinity Collge Dublin. 

    • 47 min
    Episode 4 - Ismail & Clare

    Episode 4 - Ismail & Clare

    Ismail is a refugee from Sudan and Clare is a masters student at Trinity College Dublin. 

    • 28 min
    Episode 3 - Evgeny & David

    Episode 3 - Evgeny & David

    Evgeny is an asylum seeker and Sociologist from Russia and David is a Sociology Professor at Trinity College Dublin. 

    • 48 min
    Episode 2 - Rosemary & Kathy

    Episode 2 - Rosemary & Kathy

    Rosemary is  studying Addiction Studies and Community Development at Carlow IT and Kathy is studying Social Work at Trinity College Dublin. 

    • 28 min
    Episode 1 - Homayoon & Paul

    Episode 1 - Homayoon & Paul

    Homayoon is a refugee and humanitarian and community development worker from Afghanistan and Paul is a professor of Philosophy at Trinity College. 

    • 53 min

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