Unravelling the Mediterranean Migration Crisis, Georgetown University

Unravelling the Mediterranean Migration Crisis, Georgetown University

This public lecture took place at the Institute for the Study of International Migration (ISIM), Georgetown University, 19th April. Professor Heaven Crawley reported on the preliminary findings of an ESRC funded research project being led by Coventry University’s Center for Trust, Peace and Social Relations in partnership with the Universities of Oxford and Birmingham currently being undertaken in Malta, Italy, Greece and Turkey exploring the experiences of migrants crossing the Mediterranean. The lecture explored some of the reasons why they embarked upon the dangerous journey to Europe, what happened to them on the way an their homes for the future. Around 50 people attended the event, a mixture of undergraduate and postgraduate students, academics and some practitioners.

Further details about the event can be viewed here.