Seminar: On the Road - Migration in the 21st Century


The project On the Road – Migration in the 21st Century provides an open space to examine the issues surrounding migration in Europe and Latin America and bring the communities together at the table to address the needs of the people. Overall, the project strives to contribute to the shared values of democracy, the defense of human rights, freedom of expression, thought and creativity, diversity and cultural dialogue in order to respond to the global challenges and achieve more stable, cohesive and inclusive societies in Europe and Latin America in diverse global settings.

  • Panel I:  On the Run - Ukraine Refugee Crisis in Europe 
  • Panel II: Chasing Hope - Migration in the Americas

The panel brings to center stage migration in connection to Europe and the Americas. The first panel will focus on the Ukraine refugee crisis in Europe and the second panel will cover migration in the Americas.  Hot topics to be covered include the strain on the host societies, demographic changes, social and health services, misinformation, education and security.              The project, led by the Embassy of the Czech Republic, the Embassy of Portugal, and the Embassy of Spain, is presented by the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) in Washington, DC, the Ibero-American Cultural Attachés Association (AACIA), and the Alliance for New Music-Theatre, funded by the EULAT 4 Culture Program under the presidency of Spain, in collaboration with the George Washington University's Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies and the Latin American and Hemispheric Studies Program (LAHSP) at the Elliott School of International Affairs, and the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design.

09:45 am
Elliott School Auditorium 113, George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affairs, 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, DC