"Austerity has asymmetrical effects. It is racialized, gendered, and classed – always," said Akwugo Emejulu in a public lecture at CEU's School of Public Policy on November 22. Emejulu, who is senior lecturer and co-director of the Gender Justice Lab at the University of Edinburgh, shared the results of a two-year study that she and Leah Bassel, senior lecturer at the University of Leicester, conducted in 2011-14 to explore the impact that the 2008 economic crisis and resulting austerity measures have had on minority women and the third sector in Scotland, England, and France.
Attending the Global Policy Academy’s course on European migration policy, Aleppo Project fellow AlHakam Shaar led a discussion with his classmates and asylum seekers at the Bicske Reception Center, located about 40 kilometers outside of Budapest, Hungary.
CEU participants in the 2015 Allianz Summer Academy organized a roundtable on June 1 to discuss their preliminary report entitled “Open Borders, Closed Minds: EU Asylum Policy in Crisis.”