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ELGS Migration Summer School 2020

Project Title:

2017 MIGSS on Migration in Southern Europe: Solidarity, Crisis and Beyond

Α 7-day program in English which updates you on the developments, challenges & impact of the migration and refugee crisis in Southern Europe with a particular focus on Italy, Spain and Greece.

Explores the prospects for improving the current management of issues and relevant social policies.

Open for Practitioners and Students of all disciplines (i.e. Sociology, Social Policy, International Relations, Human Rights, Economics et al.)

On-Site Visits to 3-5 Reception Facilities & NGOs

Meet key academics and experts working in the field

Esp for PhD’s: get feedback on your work

•The program included a Full-day of study visits to government, IGO and NGO run facilities that support refugees, asylum seekers, and immigrants.

•Thiva Reception Facility

•Elaionas Open Reception Facility of Third-Country Nationals

•Melissa Women’s Network

•G2RED home for unaccompanied minors

•City of Athens’ Immigrants and Refugee Center.

Speakers 2017

• Alex Afouxenidis Senior Researcher, National Centre for Social Research (EKKE), Greece.

Dia Anagnostou Assistant Professor of Politics and Senior Research Fellow, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences and Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), Greece.

Alessio D’Angelo Co-Director, Social Policy Research Centre, Senior Lecturer in Social Sciences, Department of Criminology and Sociology, School of Law, Middlesex University, United Kingdom.

Daniel Esdras, Head of Office, International Organization for Migration (IOM), Greece.

Theodoros Fouskas Sociologist, PhD, Laboratory Assistant (2016- 17), Department of Social Work, Technological Educational Institute (TEI) of Athens, Greece.

Sona Kalantaryan Research Associate, Migration Policy Centre, European University Institute (EUI), Italy.

Konstantinos Kazanas Save the Children, Europe Refugee and Migrant Crisis – Greece Response Team, Greece.

Lefteris Papagiannakis Deputy Mayor of Immigrants, Refugees and Municipal Decentralization, Municipality of Athens, Greece.

Iordanis Psimmenos Professor of Sociology and Migration, Department of Social Policy, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Greece.

María José Castaño Reyero Researcher, Institute for Migration Studies, Universidad Pontificia Comillas of Madrid, Spain.

Angelos Syrigos Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Greece.

Apostolos Veizis Director of Medical Operational Support Department, HQ of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) – Greek Section.

Academic Coordinator: Theodoros Fouskas


Project tags: ELGS, Migration, Summer School, MIGSS, Southern Europe, Solidarity, Crisis and Beyond

2017 MIGSS at Melissa Center
Dr.Theodoros Fouskas lecturing
MIGSS 2017 class
D Esdras-2017 MIGSS participants
Field Visit trip