22 April 2016

Lai-Momo and Africa e Mediterraneo are inviting interested participants to send their applications for the Summer School on Forced Migration and Asylum. The Summer School aims at a deep analysis of a number of issues associated with the current forced migration phenomenon. The programme, available here, is a mix of theoretical and practical knowledge. The Summer School is intended for graduates with at least a second class degree, researchers, journalists, experts and social workers who work in the field of migration and communication.

The main topics will be the geopolitics of forced migration, European policies of externalisation of borders, Search and Rescue operations in the Mediterranean, the Balkan migration route, skilled migration, therapeutic assistance to refugees and asylum seekers, journalistic ethics applied to communication on forced migration. Participants will furthermore have the opportunity to visit reception centres to understand how reception and integration work.

The Summer School will be held in Bologna, Italy, from 11 to 16 July. All panels will be in English. Registrations is open until 20 June.


This article appeared in the ECRE Weekly Bulletin of 22 April 2016. You can subscribe to the Weekly Bulletin here.