MOVED TO CSS! Refugee Crisis as Disaster, Sept 8 – University of Copenhagen

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07 September 2015

MOVED TO CSS! Refugee Crisis as Disaster, Sept 8

EDIT: DUE TO ENORMOUS INTEREST THE EVENT HAS BEEN MOVED TO CSS, ØSTER FARIGMAGSGADE 5. BUILDING 1, 1ST FLOOR, ROOM 18 (1.1.18)

On Tuesday, September 8, from 15:00 - 17:00, COPE and MDMa are hosting The Greek Tragedy: The Refugee Crisis as Event. 

Perspectives include the treatment of refugees and insights from Lesvos, as well as legislative aspects of asylum-seeking and hosting refugees. Moreover, we will disuss whether or not the refugee situation today can be termed a disaster.

Guest speakers include Regional Director from Save the Children Roger Hearn, Professor Ole Wæver from University of Copenhagen's Political Science Department, MDMa graduate Susanne Marstrand, and Assistant Professor at Law Roberta Mungianu.

Following brief talks from our speakers, Changing Disasters' own Kristian Lauta will be moderating a in-depth discussion session, with questions from the floor.   

The event is free and open to all. 
Please see the event programme (PDF)

NB! Registration is mandatory. Send an email to cope@sund.ku.dk with the subject "Refugee as Crisis" by Friday, September 4.