The EU and the Southern Mediterranean

A two-panel workshop, 3-4 July 2015 Panel 1: ‘Disposable People’ - The Crisis in the Mediterranean (3 July) Panel 2: EU Cultural Policies and the Southern Mediterranean (4 July)

This workshop, focusing on EU policies in relation to the Mediterranean border, is co-hosted by the ISS21 Migration and Integration Cluster and Department of French, UCC, and is supported by Irish Research Council New Foundations Scheme and UCC Strategic Research Fund.

Panel 1 (‘Disposable People’ - The Crisis in the Mediterranean) will examine EU responses to the migration crisis in the Mediterranean, emphasising how migration management overlooks the desperation and the risks undertaken by migrants on a daily basis in their struggle to survive. Speakers: Alessandro Dal Lago, Department of Anthropological Sciences, Faculty of Education, University of Genoa Natalia Ribas Mateos, Centre d´Estudis i Recerca sobre Asia Oriental, CERAO, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona Sue Conlan, Irish Refugee Council Liam Thornton, School of Law, University College Dublin Claire Dorrity, School of Applied Social Studies and ISS21 Migration and Integration Research Cluster

Panel 2 (EU Cultural Policies and the Southern Mediterranean) explores the implementation of the EU Neighbourhood policy in relation to its support for cultural production in North Africa. Speakers: Gerald Arboit, French Center for Research on intelligence (CF2R), Paris Jessica Ayesha Northey, Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, Coventry University Irene Fernandez Ramos, Centre for Cultural, Literary and Postcolonial Studies, SOAS, University of London Patrick Crowley, Department of French, and ISS21 Migration and Integration Research Cluster

Category: Conferences: Arts Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
Time: 11.00am - 5.00pm
Location: College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences Seminar Room, O'Rahilly Building, UCC
Target Audience: All welcome - registration essential
Admission Price: € Free
Contact: Caitriona Ni Laoire
00 353 (0)21 4903071

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