Frontiers of Fear with Ariane Chebel D'Appollonia and Thomas Volk

  • Starts: 5:00 pm on Monday, November 2, 2015
  • Ends: 7:00 pm on Monday, November 2, 2015

Please join us for a panel discussion on the migrant crisis in Europe: Frontiers of Fear. frontiers of fear. Ariane Chebel d’Appollonia will give a presentation titled “The Refugee Crisis in the EU and Its Implications.” Thomas Volk will speak about “Islam and Muslim Life in Germany: Current Developments and Future Challenges.” The presentations will be followed by a discussion.

Ariane Chebel D’Appollonia is Professor at the School of Public Affairs and Administration at Rutgers–State University of New Jersey. Her research focusses on politics of immigration and anti-discrimination, security issues, racism and xenophobia, extreme right wing movements, immigrant integration, urban racism and European Politics. She is author of Frontiers of Fear: Immigration and Insecurity in the United States and Europe and How Does It Feel to Be a Threat? Migrant Mobilization and Securitization in the United States and Europe.

Thomas Volk is a Ph.D. student at the Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Basel and Coordinator for Islam and Dialogue Between Religions at the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. Fluent in Turkish, he has in-depth knowledge of Islam and the Muslim community in Germany.

Co-sponsored by the American Council on Germany and the Center for the Study of Europe, the Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs, and the Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies and Civilizations at Boston University. Free and open to the public. Refreshments available.

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