Since the summer of 2015, the world has gotten to know a new Europe – one shaken by a perceived crisis of migrants and refugees. Human beings in distress are images now irrevocably tied to the shores of Italy or Greece.
But is this the reality? Are migrants, indeed, overrunning Europe? This is the question we’ve asked Hein de Haas, Professor of Sociology at the University of Amsterdam.
Changing the way we see Europe as the only migration destination starts with a different image, literally. These maps are a helpful start.
This blog post from the Center for Global Development: Europe’s crisis is not such a big deal, and it’s not without precedent.
How many of us will end up in cities in the next few years? A lot, according to this snapshot from the UN.
Migration from Sub-Saharan Africa to Europe is still a limited trend, says this recent report in Population & Societies.