Posts Tagged: Greece

Migration Summer School 26/7/2018 – 1/8/2018 in Athens, Greece

Migrant Tales received the following mail from Dr. Theodoros Fouskas.  Check it out. 2018 MIGRATION SUMMER SCHOOL (MIGSS) on Precarious Labour, Human Trafficking, & Social Exclusion in Europe A unique summer program with on-site visits in Greece 26 July- 1 August 2018 EPLO premises in Sounion Α 7-day program in English will offer a state-of-the-art overview of

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(Announcement) 2017 Summer School Migration in Southern Europe: Solidarity, Crisis and Beyond

This seven-day course “Migration in Southern Europe: Solidarity, Crisis and Beyond” will investigate the developments, challenges and the impact of the migration and refugee crisis on southern European societies and on migrant populations. It will also explore the prospects for improving the current management of issues and relevant social policies. In conjunction with the lectures

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(Institute of Race Relations) “No one accepts responsibility:” thirteen refugees dead in Greece

As refugees and migrants die in Greece’s ‘hotspots’, military camps and in transit, the EU, the UNHCR and Greek institutions must be held to account.

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Zaker: A refugees journey from Afghanistan to Europe

My name is Zakar and I want to write about one of the refugees that lives in Finland today. Zakar isn’t his real name but he’s from Afghanistan. He’s 17 years old.

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A plea for help for a Syrian asylum-seeker family in Greece stranded at the Macedonian border

Migrant Tales gets emails from readers who want to tell their story. This is perfect for us since it is our aim “to be a voice for those whose views and situation are understood poorly and heard faintly by the media, politicians and public.”

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Turncoats and the Perussuomalaiset of Finland

Can you trust a party that says one thing and then does the other? If you look at the adamant stand that the the Perussuomalaiset (PS)* and its leader, Timo Soini, had against any bailouts for Greece, we have now witnessed one of the biggest turncoat performances in Finnish politics ever. This link in Finnish will

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YouGov poll not only shows how critical Finns are of Greece and Greeks but of the outside world

A YouGov survey shows that 74% of Finns are against debt relief for Greece with the same amount blaming present and past governments for the country’s financial problems, reports the English service of YLE.

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Contemporary Immigration in Greece: A sourcebook

Dr. Theodoros Fouskas, a lecturer at the New York College, Greece, is editor together with Dr. Vassileios Tsevrenis of a comprehensive book on immigration in Greece. As some are already aware, Greece has seen a surge in xenophobia due to the great number of refugees that enter the country from outside Europe.   Dr. Tsevrenis is

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