The Jean Monnet Project “Enhancing the Debate about Intercultural Dialogue, EU Values and Diversity” of the University of Macedonia is organizing a Roundtable on “The Status and Image of Non-Europeans in European Societies”, on December 5th, 2019 from 16.00 to 22.00 at the University Macedonia, in collaboration with the UNESCO Chair in intercultural policy for an active citizenship and solidarity of the University of Macedonia and the Postgraduate Program in Human Rights and Immigration Studies.
The event consists of a plenary session and two roundtable discussions, with the first being held at Amphitheater 14 and the last at the Amphitheater 3.
The plenary session on “Challenges for EU Migration and Asylum Policies” will be held in Greek at University of Macedonia’s Amphitheater 14 with speakers from the European Commission’s Legal Service and the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UNHCR, the Greek Council for Refugees, the National Commission for Human Rights and the Department of International and European Studies of the University of Macedonia.
The first roundtable discussion on “Minorities and Immigrants representation in the European media and social networks” will take place in English at Amphitheater 14 and will be co-ordinated by journalist Nikolas Vafiadis (Antenna Group). The lecturers will be professors from the School of Journalism and Mass Media of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Economics of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and the Department of International and European Studies of the University of Macedonia.
The second roundtable discussion on “Stereotypes-How the Europeans see and are perceived by the outsiders” will take place in English at the University of Macedonia’s Amphitheater 3 at 8:10 pm. The keynote speech on stereotypes will be given by Assistant Professor Eleni Sideri, Department of Balkan, Slavic & Oriental Studies, University of Macedonia and there will be interesting discussions revealing mutual stereotypes that exist.The speakers will be the Executive Director of the Dukakis Center (ACT), the head of the department against racist violence, postgraduate and doctoral students, and citizens.
There will be no simultaneous interpretation.
Applications at: jmpeuvadis.uom.gr
Certificates of Attendance will be provided
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