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Europe’s Migration Crisis 

March 21 | Noon | Room K2A | Klein Hall

More than one million migrants and refugees reached Europe’s shores in 2015.

Which Member State(s) should bear the responsibility of hosting refugees? How will this large influx impact Europe’s regional stability?  Why are so many forced to flee for Europe’s shores? This panel will allow students to learn from leading researchers in EU law and international migration about the complex questions surrounding Europe’s ongoing migration crisis.

Guest Panelists:

Maureen White, Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Institute at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C.

Prof. Iris Goldner Lang,  John Harvey Gregory Lecturer on World Organization at Harvard Law School and Jean Monnet Professor of European Union law and UNESCO Chairholder at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Law

Prof. Itamar Mann, National Security Law Fellow at the Georgetown University Law Center’s Center on National Security and the Law

Karen Hoffmann, 3L at Temple Law and member of the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) Working Group on Migration

Moderated by Prof. Jaya Ramji-Nogales, I. Herman Stern Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Institute for International Law and Public Policy