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Panel Discussion: Fortress Europe? Rethinking European and German Migration and Asylum Policies

The “Dahrendorf Forum – Debating Europe” is a joint initiative by the Hertie School of Governance, the London School of Economics and Political Science and Stiftung Mercator. Under the title “Europe and the World” the project cycle 2015-2016 fosters research and open debate on Europe’s relations with five major regions.Prof. Dr. Cilja Harders is the co-chair of the Dahrendorf working group ‘Europe and the MENA-region’.

News vom 05.01.2016

Janine Budich commented on the Panel Discussion: Blurring Words – How the social position of the speakers influences the perception of migrants and borders

It was a complex and exciting arrangement of the panel discussion opening the Dahrendorf-Workshop on migration at the Helmut-Schmidt-Universität in Hamburg. Ruham Hawash (Syrian-Palestinian activist), Commander Achim Winkler (German Navy), Antje Möller (Hamburg politician from Bündnis 90/Die Grünen), Dr. Jana Sinram (journalist Deutschlandfunk) and Prof. Dr. Michael Köhler and Elisabeth Kotthaus (both Members of the European Commission), discussed with panel chair Prof. Dr. Hannes Schamman (Universität Hildesheim) highly relevant topics including human security, asylum in Germany, the efficiency of state-society cooperation, and media positions in public debates around Migration [read more].