Supporting Survivors of Sexual Violence in Universities – learning from pan-European practice  

The #USVreact project European one-day Findings Conference took place in London on Thursday the 9th of November 2017 at Rich Mix.

You can read the final project report here.

speakers’ Biographies here, and feed-back from participants here.

Impressions from the day

Below the full programme with all available power points and videos:

Morning focus: Supporting sexual violence survivors and changing campus culture

10:00-10:15 Welcome and introduction to the day and the USVreact project

Dr. Pam Alldred (Brunel University London, UK) read the PPT here

10:15-11:15 Conference Panel: Good practice in supporting students disclosing sexual violence

Speakers :

Chair: Pam Alldred (Brunel, UK)

11:45-12:45 Interactive Panel: Changing campus cultures to support equality and prevent violence.


Chair: Anne Chappell (Brunel, UK) read the PPT here

Afternoon focus: Sharing learning from USVreact project

2:00-3:00 Keynote panel: How different national, cultural and institutional contexts
frame sexual violence and disclosure.

USVreact partners present their country context and share their experiences.


Chair: Jokin Azpiazu (UPV/EHU, Spain).

3:15- 4:30 Workshop sessions: New training models for university staff: What worked for us.

Interactive sessions sharing the learning from the local USVreact interventions.
Run as 4 separate workshops in world cafe style and by language affinity

  • Sharing experiences from Greece: Matina Papagiannopoulou (Panteion) read the PPT here
  • Sharing experiences from Italy: Mara Martini (UNITO) read the PPT here
  • Sharing experiences from Spain: Jokin Azpiazu (UPV/EHU) read the PPT here
  • Sharing experiences from the UK: Anne Chappell and Charlotte Jones (Brunel) read the PPT here

4:30-5:30 Plenary: What have we learned today?

Alison Phipps (Sussex, UK) and Pam Alldred (Brunel, UK)

Here you could find the presentation from our partners in Latvia Centre «MARTA»  (Read the PPT here)

Print the conference programme from here.  Download the conference flyer here

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