Universities responding to forced displacement - Challenges and Opportunities, 25 Novembre 2020


Universities responding to forced displacement - Challenges and Opportunities

25 November 2020, 10:00 - 12:00 (CET)

The webinar has been organised by UNICA's CITY Working Group and initiated by the University College Dublin.

In the framework of the event, higher education initiatives addressing the challenge of forced displacement of academic staff have been presented by UNICA member institutions from different regions of Europe (University of Oslo, University College Dublin, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, and National and Kapodistrian University of Athens).  

The final programme, the abstracts and the biographies of the panelists are available here.


The recordings of the webinar are available here.



Beyond academic excellence. Contributing to the EU Challenges and the issue of Forced Displacement by Michalis SPOURDALAKIS

Researchers at Risk - How universities are joining forces through EU projects by Marit EGNER

Responding to forced displacement: Sanctuary Initiatives at University College Dublin by Muireann Ní RAGHALLAIGH

Between Internationalization and Defending Academic Freedom: Freie Universität Berlin and its programs in support of scholars at risk by Achim ROHDE

- What migrants can tell us: The limits of data on migration by Ahmad Wali AHMAD-YAR

- How socially inclusive are our universities to refugees? Policies and practices of two universities in Norway by Juhar Yasin ABAMOSA

For any questions, please contact office@unica-network.eu

Wednesday, 25 November, 2020