Syrian refugees, solidarity and sharing practices within the EU

An article by LUMIN researcher Eleni Karageorgiou has been published in European Politics and Society. In her article, ‘Solidarity and sharing in the Common European Asylum System: the case of Syrian refugees’, Karageorgiou discusses the way in which the Syrian refugee crisis triggers questions of solidarity and sharing practices within the EU.

The article is published in European Politics and Society 2016, Volume 17, Issue 2, pages 196-214, DOI:10.1080/23745118.2016.1121007.

Read the abstract here.

Symposium on the Refugee Convention in the context of disasters and climate change

From 3-4 May 2016 Lund University will host an invitation-only symposium on the subject of Disasters and Displacement in a Warming World: Current Realities, Legal Perspectives. Opening with a keynote speech by Professor Jane McAdam (UNSW), the symposium will consider the role of the 1951 Refugee Convention in relation to cross-border displacement in the context of disasters and climate change.

The symposium is funded by Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.

More information about the symposium.