The European University Institute has been celebrating #BooksAndRoses every year since 2017, even during the hardest days of the pandemic.
This year they have decided to turn the context of the Russian invasion of Ukraine into an opportunity to help. Among the various initiatives they are proposing this year, they will also take the chance to gather funds for the EUI Refugee Initiative.
Some of the activities along 3 days: Book Club event, video book recommendations and Recording the first chapters of Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell as an audiobook, then they will ask potential listeners to buy it for a symbolic sum, which will then be donated to the EUI Refugee Initiative.
More information in their website