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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Refugees at the European Gates: The Reactions in Austria

Lecture | August 30 | 12-1 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

Michael Freund, Professor Emeritus, Webster University, Vienna

Institute of European Studies

Migration to Europe for reasons of survival (esp. from Syria and Afghanistan) and for economic reasons has vastly increased since 2014. The massive movements are a challenge and also a test for the willingness of the (mostly affluent) European countries to deal with the issues on a political, a humanitarian and a logistical level, to mention just the most important dimensions.

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