6 July 2017
Chios – ESI at debate on the situation of refugees in Turkey and Europe
Chios. Photo: flickr/sunriseOdyssey
Chios. Photo: flickr/sunriseOdyssey

ESI's Gerald Knaus was invited to speak on a panel of the Turkey Europe Future Forum organised by Stiftung Meractor in Chios. Together with Murat Erdoğan, Hacettepe University Migration & Politics Research Centre and Manolis Vournous, mayor of Chios, he discussed the "Refugee Situation in Turkey and Europe/Chios".

On the next day, Gerald went to Athens where he had meetings with Refugees Deeply and UNHCR representatives.

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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.

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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