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The History and Contexts of Today’s Migrants to Europe
March 1 at 4:30 pm-6:00 pm
Niklaus Steiner, Director, Center for Global Initiatives
What is the difference between “immigrants” and “refugees,” both subsets of “migrants?” This talk will explore these differences which have important ethical and practical implications for contemporary Europe as it contends with an unprecedented flow of immigrants. It will explore national and supranational public policy implications when these terms are blurred inadvertently or deliberately, and provide a clearer understanding of the contexts of Europe’s migration crisis.
All Humanities in Action events take place at Flyleaf Books in Chapel Hill. There are no preparatory readings for these events.
Program Tuition: Register ahead of time and pay $18.00 per program or pay only $8 if you are a member of the UNC General Alumni Association (GAA). To check your membership status or to join the GAA, please visit alumni.unc.edu or call 800.962.0742. GAA membership is open to all UNC alumni and friends. Tuition is $20.00 for everyone paying at the door.
Flyleaf Books: Location and Contact Info
752 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd (Historic Airport Rd)
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Next to The Root Cellar (Formerly Foster’s Market)
Sponsored by the UNC Program in the Humanities
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