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The refugee crisis

Brännpunkt Europa presents an interesting lecture on the current refugee crisis in the European Union with Alexandra Bousiou and Andrea Spehar. 

The lecture will address the issue regarding burden sharing amongst the member states of the EU, the difficulties as the Southeast borders and the Balkan route, but also present a discussion on the European responses to the crisis especially regarding the agreement between Turkey and the EU. 

Alexandra Bousiou is a Research Coordinator at the School of Public Administration and she has conducted field research at the Greek island of Lesbsos in 2015.

Andrea Spehar is an Associatie Professor at the School of Political Studies, Sweden, and researcher at the university’s Centre for European Research. Her fields of interest comprise amongst others migration policy development in Central and Eastern Europe.

Both are researchers in the CERGU (Centre for European Research) network.

Later Event: February 24
Nordens roll i EU