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Is Theresa May a threat to a cohesive society? - Dr Hannah Jones

"Theresa May, the Home Secretary, says that “cohesion” is “impossible” with high levels of migration. This is factually wrong. This kind of statement is itself a threat to a peaceful society in which everyone can live safely and well," writes Dr Hannah Jones from the University of Warwick.

Wed 07 Oct 2015, 15:29 | Tags: Politics, immigration, Expert comment, Sociology

Associate Professor Roberta Bivins from the Department of History looks back on Europes' refugee crisis history in light of the current migrant crisis

As Europe experiences its most dramatic and large-scale refugee crises since World War Two, one thing is clear. We have learned little from the past

Fri 25 Sep 2015, 14:34 | Tags: immigration, Academic Staff, conflict, History

International solidarity in providing protection for refugees has broken down - Dr Dallal Stevens

Dr Dallal Stevens , an expert on refugee and asylum law and policy at the University of Warwick has reacted to Hungary’s emergency new legislation introduced overnight.

Tue 15 Sep 2015, 10:29 | Tags: immigration, Migrants, Current Affairs, Law

EU leaders need to realise the only real values are the values of human spirit

As the massive exodus from Syria continues, the decomposing bodies of human beings are found in lorries, the bodies of toddlers are washed up on Turkish shores, people spend days and nights in overcrowded railway platforms and as many more ramshackle boats are attempting to cross the Aegean sea, this is not the time...

Fri 04 Sep 2015, 13:01 | Tags: immigration, Current Affairs, Law

Europe will not be able to effectively handle the current migrant crisis until it faces up to its colonial past - Professor Gurminder Bhambra

Europe will not be able to effectively handle the current migrant crisis until it faces up to its colonial past, a sociologist from the University of Warwick will tell a major conference in Prague today (28 August).

 

Professor Gurminder Bhambra says current policies are undermining the very promise of cosmopolitanism by ostracising migrants and perpetuating the view that they pose a threat to Europe.

Fri 28 Aug 2015, 11:15 | Tags: immigration, News, Expert comment, International, Current Affairs

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