18 November 2015

Panel Discussion: Fortress Europe? Rethinking European and German Migration and Asylum Policies

Location Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg. Speakers | Olaf Scholz, First Mayor of Hamburg, SPD.
Public Domain

Wednesday, 18 November 2015, 2:30 6:00 pm
Keynote Speech and Panel Discussion

 

Welcome Address
Prof. Dr. Wilfried Seidel, President, Helmut Schmidt University

Keynote Speech

Olaf Scholz, First Mayor of Hamburg, SPD

15:00 Round Table Discussion

Introduction:
Prof. Dr. Annette Jünemann, Helmut Schmidt University
Prof. Dr. Claus Offe, Hertie School of Governance

Chair: Prof. Dr. Hannes Schammann, Hildesheim University
Dr. Matthias Ruete, Director General of the Directorate General for Migration and Home Affairs
Prof. Dr. Michael Köhler, Director, Neighbourhood-South, European Commission
Ruham Hawash, Syrian-Palestinian refugee-activist
Antje Möller, MdHB, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen
Dr. Jana Sinram, Deutschlandfunk Köln
FKpt Achim Winkler, Naval Commander EUNAVFORMED

16:30 break

17:20 Kaleidoskop Theater
The evening ends with a theater play Stop Checkpoint! performed by Kaleidoskop Theater by and with refugees.

Event Outcome

Read the Keynote by Olaf Scholz here.
Read the event report by Janine Budich here.