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Europe's Refugee 'Crisis': where are we now?

Hosted by the LSE European Institute and the 89 Initiative as part of the series 'Beyond Eurocentrism'

Online public event

Speakers

Professor Heaven Crawley

Professor Heaven Crawley

Dr Lucy Mayblin

Dr Lucy Mayblin

Masooma Torfa

Masooma Torfa

Catherine Woollard

Catherine Woollard

Chair

Dr Manmit Bhambra

Dr Manmit Bhambra

Six years after the beginning of Europe’s so called ‘refugee’ or ‘migration’ crisis, we ask what has happened since and (how) has Europe changed? This event will explore Europe’s ‘refugee’ or ‘migration’ crisis, asking whether Europe has changed since, and what happened to the people who arrived and the policies that governed their arrival.

Meet our speakers and chair

Heaven Crawley (@heavencrawley) is Professor of International Migration at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations at Coventry University. She is also the Director of the UKRI GCRF South-South Migration, Inequality and Development Hub (MIDEQ).

Lucy Mayblin (@LucyMayblin) is a political sociologist whose research focuses on asylum, human rights, policy-making, and the legacies of colonialism. She was recently awarded the Philip Leverhulme Prize for her research achievements in the area of asylum and migration. 

Masooma Torfa (@MasoomaTorfa) was born and grew up in Jaghuri, Afghanistan. She is currently a PhD researcher on forced migration and refugee integration at the University of Hohenheim in Germany. She is the co-founder and directing member of Female Fellows an NGO that is working on the integration and empowerment of migrant women in southern Germany. Masooma has professional work experiences in development projects in Afghanistan with the United Nations Kabul Office and USAID. In the field of migration, she has worked with numerous institutions including the European Commission, the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE), the European Program for Integration and Migration (EPIM), Advocate Europe, and Malteser.

Catherine Woollard is Director of the European Council of Refugees and Exiles.

Manmit Bhambra (@BhambraManmit) is Research Officer in the Religion and Global Society Research Unit at LSE, and Research Director for Migration at the 89 Initiative, Belgium.

More about this event

The LSE European Institute (@LSEEI) is a centre for research and graduate teaching on the processes of integration and fragmentation within Europe. In the most recent national Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) the Institute was ranked first for research in its sector.

The 89 Initiative (@89initiative) is a European think-do tank. Through cutting-edge research, the Initiative seeks to help solve Europe’s biggest generational challenges and nudge policy-makers and society forward.

This event is part of the LSE European Institute Series, Beyond Eurocentrism. This event series aims to explore how the shape and shaping of Europe – its political-economy, its political policy making, or its political culture – needs to be rethought in a time of the exhaustion of Eurocentrism.

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A podcast of this event is available to download from Europe's Refugee 'Crisis': where are we now?

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