London, United Kingdom

Migration and Europe: borders, mobility and the future of the EU

when 3 July 2017 - 7 July 2017
language English
duration 1 week
fee GBP 550

This Summer Course is a joint effort of Middlesex University, the University of Barcelona and the Autonomous University of Barcelona and is planned to take place in London from the 3rd to the 7th of July 2017.

The course is designed to provide participants with an understanding of some major and interconnected issues concerning European migration and mobility. Specifically, the course is divided into five themes:

1. The challenges to intra-EU mobility and the fragmentation of the European space
2. Third country nationals: economic and legal perspectives in a reshaping Europe
3. Refugees in Europe: new solutions or permanent crisis?
4. Media and political discourses: mainstreaming xenophobia
5. Rethinking the European space: the role of NGOs and civil society

These themes will be examined from a range of disciplinary perspectives including law, sociology and political science.

Classes will be given by professors and professionals in the field of migration, citizenship and refugee studies from different European universities and organizations and will be complemented by practical exercises, discussion and research activities.

All classes will be in English. At the end of course participants will be asked to write a report and will receive a certificate of participation.

Course leader

Dr. Alessio D’Angelo; Dr. David Moya

Target group

Postgraduate students (including Master and Phd students);
NGOs and voluntary sector;
Undergraduate students upon approval of application letter.

Fee info

GBP 550: Standard Fee
GBP 450: Early birds and concessions: £450