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CEDoM Videos on migration - check out our channel

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Our team launched a new playlist of over 30 videos with short interviews on current issues surrounding the themes of migration . The contributions touch themes of climate change, security, the refugee crisis, lessons for Canada and Europe and more.
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Christian Leuprecht: Global migration: Security issues and sustainable strategies

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Christian Leuprecht, Royal Military College of Canada and Queen’s University, in an interview on global migration: what could a sustainable strategy include when coping with mass migration in future? This video clip was produced during the Borders in Globalization Conference in Ottawa, December 2017. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_HPpixhb9iI
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Doug Saunders - Video presentation: Immigration in Europe and Canada

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Doug Saunders presents his insights on immigration settlement strategies and best practices of integration in Europe and Canada . What are successful strategies and approaches to the integration of immigrants? This presentation was filmed in Ottawa on December 6th 2017 during a Borders in Globalization conference. The event was co funded by the...
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Europe’s populist surge – Italy’s move to the right (2)

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March 4th, 2018 - by Oliver Schmidtke , Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria The initial exit polls indicate what many commentators have predicted for the Italian elections: The country has moved to the right. The first predictions of the election results show a decisive loss for the currently ruling Democratic Party and substantial...
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Populist looking to make gains in Italian Election

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March 1st, 2018 - by Julian M Campisi , PhD Candidate in Political Science at York University If current trends and polls are replicated in this weekend’s elections, Italians might find themselves with a coalition of Berlusconian neo-populists at the helm. After a tumultuous 2016 electoral season with surprising results for Brexit, Trump, and...
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How did Polish decommunization policy from the late 90s became a “Holocaust Bill” in 2018?

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February 8, 2018 - by Iryna Matiyenko , Uniiversity of Victoria No, there is no “Holocaust bill” in Poland, however international media have put it this way. What happens in Poland today needs a clarification because the focus of the United States and Israel media and public officials are shifting global attention away from the process of...
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A new government for Germany? Close but not quite...

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February 7, 2018 - by Oliver Schmidtke , Centre for Global Studies at the University of Victoria After months of uncertainty, a failed attempt to form a broad coalition that included the Green Party, and a controversial push towards a renewal of the Grand Coalition, Germany has moved a decisive step closer to forming a new government. On...
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Catalan Crisis by César Arjona

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Jan 15th, 2018 - by César Arjona, Professor at ESADE Law School in Barcelona On October the 1st 2017, years of conflict between the Catalan and the Spanish authorities reached its peak. The official and legitimate Catalan government had formally called for a vote on independence that day. The official and legitimate Spanish government had...
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The divisive force of migration politics...

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November 20, 2017 - by Oliver Schmidtke, Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria CTV News Channel - interview The divisive force of migration politics and the end of the coalition negotiations in Germany To the great surprise of the German public, the attempts to form a coalition government have failed. Last night, the Liberal Party...
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Welcoming our first junior expert in our CEDoM network

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Ahmed Hamila is a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Political Science, Université de Montréal. Currently he is also the FNRS-F.R.S. research fellow at the Institute of Sociology, Université Libre de Bruxelles and the President of the Young Researchers Network of the European Community Studies Association – Canada. Ahmed was awarded the Robert...
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