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Screening

Action Against Hate: Digital Exhibit

The ‘Action Against Hate’ screening in London earlier this month explored the theme of ‘Diversity and Religion’ through artwork and films made by artists and video makers from across Europe, including a Migration Matters video.

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Event

Migration Matters at “Narratives of Migration” Conference

Bernadette Klausberger from the Migration Matters team will be a speaker in the “Migration and mobility narratives in the arts” roundtable on May 11. The panel “considers how a creative producer could construct messages of immigrants and immigration that are humanistic, pluralistic, respectful, reliable and thought provoking while also encouraging audiences to embrace critical lenses”.

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Screening

Reflecting on Integration & Diversity: ‘I Am European’ Final Event

At IL KINO Berlin, we celebrated the culmination of our three-year ‘I Am European’ project with engaging film screenings and a dynamic panel discussion. Commemorating the 5th anniversary of our ‘Rethinking Us & Them’ series, a popular MOOC on the iversity platform, we explored integration and diversity in Germany today. The evening featured insightful screenings from our series and a panel with speakers like Hafiza Hamoud, Chiponda Chimbelu, Mine Nang, and Dr. Jihad Alabdullah, moderated by Sophia Burton

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Journalist Training

Inspiration and Education for Ethical Reporting

Young journalists from Poland and Germany attended a four-day workshop in Berlin on ethical reporting of migration and diversity. Organized by Migration Matters and the Center for Citizenship Education under the I Am European (IAE) project, the event emphasized the importance of ethical journalism and fostered collaboration among young journalists.

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Teacher Training

Talking about migration in Latvian classrooms

In this collaboration with Latvia’s think-tank Providus, we brought Migration Matters content to around 100 high schools across Latvia. This project, led by Providus’ senior policy analyst Agnese Lace, includes a comprehensive manual for teachers, lesson plans, and on-site workshops to equip educators with the tools they need to bring balanced discussions about migration into the classroom.

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Street Survey

This Election Season: Integration & Diversity

The Treaty of Rome, signed on March 25, 1957, brought together six European countries (Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands) to work towards integration and economic growth and created a prototype of the European Union as we know it today. But here we are 60 years later, and the question of…

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Street Survey

Which countries host the most refugees?

Since the summer of 2016, a lot has been written about the fact that the term “refugee crisis” – used constantly in the media and politics – suggests that Europe is receiving unprecedented numbers of refugees. We know it is not.

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Street Survey

Your migration questions & concerns

This past February, we set out on a blisteringly cold day to conduct a survey on the streets of Berlin. Here’s what a very international group of passers-by had to say about their concerns on migration and the refugee crisis. Watch to find our their responses!

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Reaching our audience, engaging the public at ICD

Why do we need better, more nuanced information on migration? Because of negative and implicit bias. It’s pervasive, and it’s normal. We founded Migration Matters to counteract the misinformation on immigrants and refugees that we encounter on a daily basis.

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