The European Refugee "Crisis": Challenges for Europe & the World

The BMW Center for German and European Studies
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The European Refugee "Crisis" and its Aftermath: Challenges for Europe and the World

A lecture by: 

Dr. Ludger Pries
Chair, Department of Sociology
Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Dr. Ludger Pries is Chair of the Department of Sociology at Ruhr-Universität Bochum in Bochum, Germany. From 2015 through 2017 he holds the Humboldt Chair at the Colegio de México through a partnership with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). His body of research has delved into the sociology of work, organizations, and migration in a comparative perspective. He is the author of 14 books, over 60 scientific journal articles, and over 80 book chapters; and his latest publication is “Migration and Arriving: The Chances of Refugee Movement” (Campus Verlag, Frankfurt 2016).

This event is supported by the Michael C. Olshausen Lecture Fund.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Intercultural Center (ICC), Room 462 Georgetown University, 3700 O Street NW, Washington, DC

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Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, BMW Center for German and European Studies


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