What Has European Integration Ever Done For Us? [Audio]
Published February 19, 2020
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    Speaker(s): Professor Esra Özyürek, Rossella Pagliuchi-Lor, Professor Waltraud Schelkle | Is integration in Europe truly inclusive, or are some marginalised by the very process that is meant to bring Europeans together? Esra Özyürek (@esragozyurek) is Professor in European Anthropology and Chair in Contemporary Turkish Studies. She received her BA in Sociology and Political Science at Boğaziçi University, Istanbul and her MA and PhD in Anthropology at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Before joining the LSE she taught at the Anthropology Department of University of California, San Diego. Professor Özyürek is a political anthropologist who seeks to understand how Islam, Christianity, secularism, and nationalism are dynamically positioned in relation to each other in Turkey and in Europe. Rossella Pagliuchi-Lor (@unhcruk) is the UNHCR’s Representative to the UK. Ms Pagliuchi-Lor took up her post as UNHCR’s Representative to the UK in December 2018. Prior to this she had served two years as Director for External Relations at UNHCR‘s Headquarters in Geneva. She has over 30 years of experience in refugee and humanitarian work, and has served UNHCR in a diverse country contexts, including Pakistan, Nepal, Iraq, Kenya, Belgium, Hungary and Italy. Waltraud Schelkle is Professor in Political Economy at the European Institute, LSE. Simon Glendinning (@lonanglo) is Head of the European Institute and Professor in European Philosophy at LSE. LSE Shape the World Series - to celebrate the completion of LSE’s newest building, a series of public events organised by some of the academic departments who are now housed in the Centre Building will take place this term. The LSE European Institute (@LSEEI) is a centre for research and graduate teaching on the processes of integration and fragmentation within Europe. In the most recent national Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) the Institute was ranked first for research in its sector.
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