Re-framing the Migrant Situation in
Europe. Critical issues in policy-making and cross-disciplinary approaches
up to the international conference “Potentials and Challenges from the Migrant
Crisis”, Inter Alia and the Department of Political Science and International
Relations of the University of the Peloponnese, embark on a collective venture
to re-frame the migrant situation in Europe. In this process, we shall examine
underlying challenges of hosting European societies that influence the
perceptions and political agendas on the issue but are often overshadowed by
conventional wisdom that views migrant integration as a single-sided process
and urges only newcomers to adapt.
offer 5 sponsorships for participants who wish to attend both days of the
you are a student of social sciences, an activist, worker or volunteer engaging
with refugees and other vulnerable groups; if you are troubled by repetitive
and infertile policy agendas regarding the issue of migration and the refugee
situation in Europe; If you wish to engage in a joint endeavor to place the
ongoing “migrant crisis” in a broader cross-disciplinary,
theoretically-informed framework and question existing interpretations we
encourage you to join the conference which will take place at the University of
the Peloponnese in Corinth, on February 28 and March 1.
sponsorships cover accommodation and meals, as well as a traveling stipend of
up to 100 euro.
can express your interest by filling this form.
the conference programme here.
working language of the conference is English.
few words about Inter Alia:
Alia is a civic action, non-profit organisation aiming at the creation of an inclusive
and active European demos. It engages in the fields of education, youth work
and culture with the aim to:
Promote and enhance civic action and civil society’s interconnectedness and
effectiveness in influencing decision-making at any level;
Empower youth and increase employment opportunities through training, skills
development, and civic and social participation;
Confront interpersonal and intergroup stereotypes and enhance intercultural
understanding inside and outside the perceived limits of Europe as a means to
peace and well-being.