Europe’s Broken Border and Integration Politics: A Critical View from Greece and Germany
The lecture series aims to bring attention to the dehumanizing conditions which refugees experience at the EU borders. Through a combination of presentations of research outcomes, the discussion of social workers‘ experiences and activists‘ social and political engagement on the Island of Lesvos as well as the oretical reflections about participation and fundamental rights in the context of flight and migration different views and perspectives will be introduced.
23rd May, 3:00–6:30 pm / Zoom
Refugees living at the EU borders: Political and Social Developments in Greece
Prof. Dr. Nikos Xypolytas
Social Work under dehumanizing conditions in Lesvos, Greece
5th June, 3:00–6:30 pm / Zoom
Getting active -Being Part of ChangeSpeakers from various initiatives aiming to improve the situation in the refugee camps onthe Aegean Islands introduce their work and share their personal process of becoming active.
27th June, 3:00–6:30 pm / Zoom
Look at the program for more details.
You can apply for the complete course or particular modules via email.
Summer School on Lesvos
European Borders on the verge of Human Disaster
In cooperation with University of Applied Science Würzburg-Schweinfurth (FH W-S) and the University of the Aegean the ZGF is planning a summer school on Lesvos. It is expected to take place in the summer of 2021.
As preparation and introduction to the topic an online lecture series has been developed by Tanja Kleibl (FH W-S), Europe Respect Human Rights Now, Nikos Xypolytas (University of the Aegean), the team of the ZGF and more.