Organized on the occasion of the recent publication of the book “Running on water. Transit Greece – refugees and migrants on the outskirts of the EU” by the Swedish ethnologist Annette Rosengren.
Charlotte Wrangberg, Ambassador of Sweden: “EU, Sweden and the refugees – the necessity of increased and shared responsibility.”
Representative from Greek authorities. To be announced.
Annette Rosengren presents her book “Running on water. Transit Greece – refugees and migrants on the outskirts of the EU” (Excerpts from the Swedish book available in English translation.)
Anastasia Andritsou, Head Partnerships and Programmes, British Council: Presentation of the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) project Arts for Social Development.
Pavlos Kavouras, Professor, University of Athens: Presentation of the project “Video life stories of migrants”
www.videolifestories.org Screening of two video films.
Polyxeni Passa, Protection Associate, UNHCR, Athens: “The situation of the refugee population in Greece – Positive steps and current challenges.”
Christos Iliadis, The Hellenic League of Human Rights: “Migrants and refugees in a global world: Human rights, Europe’s closed borders and the situation in Greece.”