Sept 14 & 15 Forced Migration in the Mediterranean: Perspectives and Strategies

Individual Lecture

Start:  Mon, Sep 14 2015 - 09:30am

 End:  Tue, Sep 15 2015 - 12:15pm

Sept 14 & 15

Forced Migration in the Mediterranean: Perspectives and Strategies
Watch the Video

by Panayotis Tsakonas

Professor of International Relations, Security Studies & Foreign Policy Analysis
Department of Mediterranean Studies, University of the Aegean, Rhodes, Greece

Monday, Sept. 14, 2015 • 9:30—10:45 am
Education Building, Room 105
Guest lecturer for Political Science 240 "International Politics"

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 • 11:00—12:15
Collaborative Teaching & Learning Building, Room 110
Guest lecturer for International Studies 101 "Introduction to International Studies”

Professor Tsakonas will discuss the security repercussions of forced migration for both the EU and South European states. He will present a detailed picture of how illegal migration has unfolded in the Mediterranean over the last decade, with particular emphasis on understanding how forced migration is being perceived, interpreted, and responded to by the European Union and South European states, particularly Italy and Greece.

Prof. Tsakonas’ visit is supported by the University Seminars Program of the Onassis Foundation (USA).

Free and open to the public

Tsakonas poster thumb

Click for larger poster image