Sep
26
Thu
Great Decisions: Coming to America – a Refugee Story @ Essex Meadows, Hamilton Hall
Sep 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Great Decisions: Coming to America - a Refugee Story @ Essex Meadows, Hamilton Hall | Essex | Connecticut | United States

Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) and Essex Meadows Community Partnership Program presents “Coming to America: A Refugee Story” from Great Decisions, America’s World Affairs Discussions, with Will Kneerim of IRIS New Haven and Mohammed Hamou, a Syrian Refugee and Old Lyme resident, on Thursday, September 26 at Essex Meadows, Hamilton Hall.

Read the full press release, including Kneerim and Hamou’s bios at http://secwac.org/press-release-great-decisions-coming-to-america-a-refugees-story/

Feb
13
Thu
The Refugee Crisis in Europe: The Case of Germany @ Connecticut College
Feb 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The Refugee Crisis in Europe: The Case of Germany @ Connecticut College | New London | Connecticut | United States

Join us Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Connecticut College for a presentation by Karolin Machtans titled, “The Refugee Crisis in Europe: The Case of Germany.” A reception begins at 5:30 p.m., with the presentation starting at 6:00 p.m.

Machtans is an Associate Professor of German Studies at Connecticut College. Machtans’s main research and teaching interests are 20th- and 21st-century German literature and film, post-1945 German history and culture, German-Turkish relations; Muslims in Germany; minorities in Germany; Holocaust studies and literary theory. Learn more here.

Register online for the presentation and dinnere here: https://scwac.wildapricot.org/event-3528976