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Lecture - Forced Migration in the Mediterranean: Perspectives and Strategies

Lecture - Forced Migration in the Mediterranean: Perspectives and Strategies [article image]

When: Sun, Sep 14 2014 9:30am  Mon, Sep 15 2014 12:15pm 

Where: Education Building, Room 105 - Collaborative Teaching & Learning Building, Room 110

by Panayotis Tsakonas

Professor of International Relations, Security Studies & Foreign Policy Analysis
Department of Mediterranean Studies, University of the Aegean, Rhodes, Greece

Monday, Sept. 14, 2015 • 9:30—10:45 am
Education Building, Room 105
Guest lecturer for Political Science 240 "International Politics"

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 • 11:00—12:15
Collaborative Teaching & Learning Building, Room 110
Guest lecturer for International Studies 101 "Introduction to International Studies”

Professor Tsakonas will discuss the security repercussions of forced migration for both the EU and South European states. He will present a detailed picture of how illegal migration has unfolded in the Mediterranean over the last decade, with particular emphasis on understanding how forced migration is being perceived, interpreted, and responded to by the European Union and South European states, particularly Italy and Greece.

Prof. Tsakonas’ visit is supported by the University Seminars Program of the Onassis Foundation (USA).

Free and open to the public

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