Refugee/migrant crisis

2015

Interviews

Occupation: Sociology student and activist
Location: Germany
Born: 1991
Occupation: Junior Research Fellow, Jesus College, University of Oxford
Location: Germany
Born: 1974
Occupation: Editor in Chief, EUobserve
Born: 1987
Occupation: Manager of a think tank
Location: Germany
Born: 1998
Occupation: Full-time student at Oxford
Location: Oxford
Born: 1991
Occupation: Cohesion policy expert and economist
Location: Hungary
Born: 1994
Occupation: Research Centre Manager
Born: 2001
Occupation: High school student
Location: Poland
Born: 1986
Occupation: Communication Manager
Location: Italy
Born: 1996
Occupation: Civil servant
Location: Hungary
Born: 1987
Occupation: Illustrator, comic author, designer
Location: Italy
Born: 1995
Occupation: Student
The ‘refugee crisis’ also called the ‘migrant crisis’ dominated media attention throughout Europe in 2015. Thousands of migrants, including children, died at sea during the dangerous journey across the Mediterranean Sea, which was controlled by smugglers, national governments, and international bodies. The crisis revealed the EU’s asylum policies as a failure.