Managing the EU external Borders and increasing Migration Flows

Kursnummer: 115221on

Policy Choices: Spain, Italy, Greece, and Poland

European Contexts Series

When: 2 December 2021, 9:00-10:30CET
Where: Concordia Cloud

Registration is mandatory. Registered participants will receive a Zoom link one day before the event. Registration deadline: 1 December 2021, at 9:00CET

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Cooperation partners:



Angeliki Dimitriadi, political scientist, specialist in irregular migration and policy analyst. She is the Head of the Migration Programme at ELIAMEP, the leading think-tank in Greece.

Marta Jaroszewicz, an expert in migration and security. Assistant professor at Centre of Migration Research, University of Warsaw.

Giuseppe Campesi, associate professor in law and society, University of Bari, Italy. Expert in border control and migration policies. 

Carmen González Enriquez is a Senior Analyst at the Elcano Royal Institute, Madrid, Spain, where she heads the department of Migration. She is also a Full Professor in the Department of Political Science at the UNED. 


Concept and Moderation

Mirjana Tomić, Presseclub Concordia/fjum and Ivan Vejvoda, acting Rector of Institute for Human Sciences (IWM)



European Union member states disagree on migration policies and how to manage their external borders. However, migrants and refuges keep arriving. The phenomenon is not new, but the numbers are increasing.

Spain’s decades-long border protection policies did not attract international media attention, like Poland and Greece did. Italy, once the focus of media interest, fell into oblivion, while migration continued. Media only registers migrants’ deaths.

Can Europe manage its borders without a common policy?

How have Spain, Italy, Greece, and Poland managed their borders? Which policies were debated?

Migration and policy experts from Spain, Italy, Greece, and Poland explain the situation on the ground. Do migration/border policies reflect facts on the ground, or they follow ideological guidelines irrespective of developments?

Target Groups

Austrian and international journalists, thinktank analysts, and academics.

Number of participants

Maximum: 50


Brief presentation followed by a live Q&A

Additional Information

Mirjana Tomic, email:, Cell: +43 676 365 26 93

02.12.202109:00 - 10:30
kostenlos. Anmeldung erforderlich. (1 fjum_Punkt)
Giuseppe Campesi, Carmen González Enríquez, Angeliki Dimitriadi, Marta Jaroszewicz
Online (Zoom)