Migrants in Europe - discussion
What are the destinations and reasons of migration in today’s Europe? Who are migrants living in Poland? What is the situation of the Poles who have left Poland? During the discussion, we will elaborate on the challenges the people who come to Poland and other European countries have to face. We will also debate the role and attitudes of the host societies towards people coming from other countries as well as the attitudes of migrants towards them.
The participants in the discussion include:
Youssef Chadid - Imam of the Wielkopolska Province, director of the Muslim Cultural and Educational Center in Poznań, an Islamic Law and Islamic Theology graduate from the European Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences in France. A teacher of Muslim religion. A member of the Governing Council of the Muslim League in the Republic of Poland and the Council of Imams at the Muslim League in the Republic of Poland.
Prof. Wojciech Łukowski - a member of the Center of Migration Research, editor-in-chief of Studia Migracyjne (The Migration Studies). He is a professor at the Institute of Political Science,Faculty of Journalism and Social Sciences,the University of Warsaw, and also a professor
at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw, the Faculty of the Humanities
and Social Sciences.
Ewa Winnicka - a journalist and the author of books Londyńczycy (The Londoners) and Angole (The Brits). She publishes articles
in Polish magazines Polityka, Tygodnik Powszechny, and Duży Format, and the Italian magazine Internazionale. She is a winner of the Spectacles of Equality, an award promoting struggle against exclusion.
The discussion will be hosted by Małgorzata Waszczuk - a sociologist, coordinator of the anti-discrimination program Ours-The Stranger-The Other. The Museum vs. Stereotyping at the POLIN Museum.
April 27, 6 PM, free admission.
The discussion will be simultaneously interpreted into English and the Polish Sign Language.
The Multicultural Warsaw activity series is part of the Jewish Heritage project, the Faces of Diversity component.Supported by Norway grants and EEA grants offered by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.