Behind the headlines: investigating the drivers and impacts of global migration | University of Oxford

Behind the headlines: investigating the drivers and impacts of global migration

Speaker
Professor Hein de Haas, Professor of Sociology, UvA
Event date
Event time
17:00 - 18:30
Venue
Oxford Martin School
34 Broad Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3BD
Venue details

Corner of Catte and Holywell Street

Event type
Lectures and seminars
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

Myths, hysteria, panic. As the migrant and refugee crisis has reached fever pitch in recent months, so has political and media fear-mongering, but what are the facts behind the headlines? Hear from Professor Hein de Haas on what drives migration, whether the current crisis could have been avoided with different policies, and what practical solutions politicians should now be implementing.

There will be a drinks reception after the lecture, all welcome