xenophobia

Workshop 6 - Stopping racism early on


Europe, we have a problem. Recent studies paint a rather bleak picture of our willingness to deal with immigration in a positive way. Indeed, racist sentiments and hate crimes seem to grow right along with the number of people seeking refuge on our continent. What can we do about this dynamic? What role should citizenship education play in countering it?

You can't have your cake and eat it, too

Towards a xenophobic Europe?


Rainer MΓΌnz about the causes for the rising xenophobia and what should be the response from politics and citizenship educators.


Different lenses and lessons from the past


Philipp Blom

In today's second keynote Philipp Blom, author, journalist and historian, began by asserting that certainly things have changed for the better in Europe since the end of the Second World War. The question, he asked, is whether they have changed because we actually learned from history.

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