Syrian refugees in Budapest, Hungary, September 2015
Jesse Sanchez and Professor Holly Case discuss the ongoing migrant and refugee crisis on Europe’s shores. Professor Case gives an account of her recent experiences in Hungary and Serbia studying the situation on the ground and the responses of Eastern European nations. Topics covered include the political rhetoric used to describe Middle Eastern refugees, the socio-economic diversity of refugee groups, and differences between West and East Europe in responding to the influx of refugees and migrants.
Holly Case, Associate Professor of History, Cornell University