1 November 2018

Connections between geopolitics, civil society and refugees to be examined at the American University in Cairo

1 November 2018 - The American University in Cairo (Egypt), a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI), is organizing through its Centre for Migration and Refugee Studies, the Seminar on "Geopolitics, Civil Society and Refugees", with a lecture that will take place on 18 November 2018 at the Hill House located within the university's Tahrir Campus in Cairo. 

The speaker will be Sara Sadek, Research and Adjunct Faculty at the aforementioned Centre. She obtained a Master's degree in Refugee Studies and holds a Bachelor's degree in Political Science. She has worked as a researcher and consultant for a number of research projects in collaboration with various universities and institutions. Her emphasis has been on Iraqi, Palestinian and Sudanese communities in Egypt.

The Center for Migration and Refugee Studies is an interdisciplinary center of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the American University in Cairo. It aims at furthering the scientific knowledge of the large, longstanding, and more recent, refugee and migration movements in region of the Middle East and North Africa. It is also concerned with questions of refugees and migration in the international system as a whole, at both theoretical and practical levels. 

For more information you may contact Naseem Hashim (naseemh@aucegypt.edu).