Refugee Crisis in South East Europe Workshop

Event date
June 21, 2016
Aston Centre for Europe - Aston University Main Campus Aston Triangle, Birmingham
United Kingdom
Short description

This workshop examines the impact of EU border regimes and explore the lived realities of individuals, refugees and activists in South Eastern Europe. The workshop aims to bring together academics, activists, policymakers and other non-academic audiences together, and facilitate dialogue between these different groups. It will take place on 21st of June in Birmingham, UK. 



12.30 Registration & Welcome

13.00 Turkey, EU and the Refugee Crisis

Rhetorically Entrapped No More: the EU, Turkey and the migration crisis

Natalie Martin, The Nottingham Trent University

Turkey’s 2013 Migration Policy Reform in the Context of the EU Deal

Kelsey Norman, University of California, Irvine

Repercussions on the Protection of (Asylum) Rights and Welfare for Refugees in Europe

Henriette Holm Johansen The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs

15.15 Regional & Local Dynamics in South East Europe

Reconfiguring Diversity within New Corridors of Forced Migration: 2015 Refugee Crisis & the Question of Multiculturalism in the post-Yugoslav Space
Julia Sardeljic, University of Liverpool

Serbia and the Refugee Crisis: Solidarity Within Policy Shifts Jovan Teokarevic,

Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Belgrade

To what extent is the refugee crisis affecting EU-Balkan relations?

Ruth Ferrero Turrion, Universidad Complutense, Madrid

From a close distance: individual reactions to the ‘refugee crisis’ at the Romanian Borders

Julien Danero Iglesias, University of Glasgow

17.15-18.30 Keynote Panel

Changing Dynamics of the Refugee Crisis in Serbia

Marta Stojic Mitrovic, Serbian Academy of Arts & Sciences

Place in the Midst of Movement – Diaspora Translocal Engagement for Post-Conflict Reconstruction

Dženeta Karabegović and Maria Koinova, University of Warwick

This event is free & open to all. Reserve a place here:

Source: Eventbrite

Geographical focus
  • European Union (EU 27)
  • SEE
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • General
Event type
  • Other

Entry created by Anna Sirocco on June 8, 2016
Modified on June 8, 2016