Tag: Migration

At NYU conference, Mediterranean migration crisis draws search for understanding and solutions

Journalists, artists, policymakers and academics discuss the refugee crisis.

/ November 6, 2017

Conference: The Crisis of the Mediterranean Migration

To RSVP and receive the official program, please email european.studies@nyu.edu

/ November 2, 2017

Thus Spake Orunmila! Words and Images in the Black Mediterranean

Panel discussion on Wole Soyinka’s Migrazioni/Migrations. The arrival in Italy of migrants from Africa, while igniting heated debate on immigration, has urged Italians to reconsider their historical connections with the African continent and assess new cultural relationships. In the poetry anthology...

/ February 27, 2017
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Sweden Democrats: Migrants must accept “Swedish culture”

NYU professor says the conservative nationalist party pits its supporters against immigrants and refugees.

/ November 12, 2016
Jawed Ahmadi and Zaki Mohammadi

Afghans in Austria fear deportation after EU makes deal with Afghanistan

Afghans found temporary homes from Vienna to Salzburg—homes they may soon lose.

/ October 31, 2016

Max Weber Guest Lecture: Democratic Interventionism: Syria and the “Refugee Crisis”

Reinhard Merkel, professor criminal law and philosophy of law at the University of Hamburg, delivers the annual Max Weber Guest Lecture. Via Deutsches Haus NYU: In its first part, Reinhard Merkel’s talk will deal with the question of whether there...

/ March 11, 2016


Hlín Agnarsdóttir’s play focuses on Vala, who returns to Iceland to receive an award and finds her mother’s housed taken over by her two unemployed brothers, while her niece hide refugees in the basement. Part of the SATContemporary Reading Series....

/ February 29, 2016

The Refugee/Migrant Crisis

A talk with Peter Sutherland, UN special representative of the secretary-general for international migration. From the Carnegie Council: The influx of refugees from the Middle East and Africa into Europe continues to rise. Bitter divisions among member states have jeopardized...

/ February 26, 2016

The Unending Challenges for Europe—Is There Light at the End of the European Tunnel?

A talk with Urmas Paet, Member of the European Parliament from and former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia on refugees, migration, Ukraine, ISIS, unemployment, aging and more.

/ February 10, 2016

Facing a World in Crisis, Can Europe Speak with One Voice?

Um … No? For a (possibly) more optimistic perspective, mosey down to the French Consulate Tuesday evening to hear Pierre Vimont and Adam Tooze guide Europe through its many entanglements—from Ukraine in the east, to Syria in the near east,...

/ February 9, 2016