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Greece Facing the Immigration and Refugee Crisis

Thanasis Gavos   Wednesday, 20 February 2019; 6:30-8:00pm
Hellenic Observatory, LSE, refugee crisis

During the past few years Greece has experienced an unprecedented influx of refugees and migrants. How is Greece dealing with this challenge? What does it need to do? What is Europe’s response?

Speakers:
Antigone Lyberaki, General Manager, SolidarityNow and Professor of Economics at Panteion University

Lefteris Papagiannakis, Vice – Mayor for Migrants, Refugees and Municipal Decentralization in Athens, Greece

Lilian Tsourdi, Departmental Lecturer in International Human Rights and Refugee Law, University of Oxford

Chair:
Professor Kevin Featherstone, Head of the Hellenic Observatory, Eleftherios Venizelos Professor of Contemporary Greek Studies and Professor of European Politics at the LSE

The Hellenic Observatory (@HO_LSE) was established at the LSE in 1996. It engages in a range of activities, including developing and supporting academic and policy-related research; organisation of conferences, seminars and workshops; academic exchange through visiting fellowships and internships.

Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House, LSE

Admission: The event is free and open to all with no ticket or pre-registration required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis

Further information: lse.ac.uk/ho/events

Twitter hashtag for this event: #LSEGreece

European Institute,
Houghton Street,
London WC2A 2AE

 

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