19 May 2016
Upcoming ESI meetings and presentations on the refugee crisis in The Hague, Vienna, Athens, Berlin, Brussels, Paris, and Rome

In the next two weeks, ESI's Gerald Knaus will be travelling to several European capitals to present ESI's research and analysis on the refugee crisis and visa-free travel for Turkey:

The Hague, 19-20 May: Meetings with Dutch Social Democrat leader Diederick Samsom, mayor Jozias van Aartsen, and at the Justice Ministry.

Vienna, 21 May: Participation in debate on national Austrian TV ("ORF Europastudio") on Central Europe between nationalism and Europeanisation, moderated by Professor Paul Lendvai.

Athens, 23- 25 May: Meetings with policy makers and public briefing for journalists at the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung.

Berlin, 26-27 May: Presentation at the conference "Crossing Borders – Refugee and Asylum Policy in Europe" organised by the Heinrich Böll Stiftung.

Brussels, 30 May: Presentation at the Mercator Zukunftsforum Türkei Europa on EU-Turkey refugee policy organised by the Stiftung Mercator.

Paris, 1 June: Presentation on the EU-Turkey agreement on migration at an event organised by ECFR.

Rome, 3 June: Presentation at NATO Defense College.

About us
Photo credits
Alan Grant is an Irish photographer who travelled extensively in the Balkans and other countries and regions of the world. Thanks to him, ESI is able to show fascinating pictures of the Balkans: the facades of Tirana, the painted mosques of Travnik, the fabulous old houses of Plovdiv and the spectacular blue of water - dark in the Bay of Kotor, emerald in the river valleys of Bosnia, deep blue in Ohrid, twinkling in the Aegean Sea and on the Bosporus.

You can find out more about Alan Grant on his websites:
Jonathan Lewis lives between London and Istanbul. He moved to London and spent many years studying photography and now specialises in photojournalism, documentary photography and commercial work for a wide variety of private and commercial clients in the UK, Europe and Turkey. His work has appeared in a number of magazines and publications and is used on the ESI website as well.

You can find out more about Jonathan Lewis on his website www.jonathanlewisphoto.com