Patricia Papuc proposed

My experience at CIFE Summer Programme

On the 1st of August 2017 I’ve attended as a speaker the international summer school Romania/Bulgaria organized by CIFE, programme focused on migration and refugee rights across Europe, taught in French. CIFE is a private institution of higher education and research, founded in 1954 with its head office in Nice and branch offices in Berlin, […]

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Jelle Wassenaar proposed

Borders

A poem about the ability for European people with passports to cross a border with no trouble whatsoever, while people who seek refuge experience borders as an obstacle and is the cause for serious hardship. It was inspired by walking from Greece to Macedonia as a person from a foreign land.   cross lines without […]

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Jelle Wassenaar proposed

a Number, a Name

A poem from two different perspectives about refugees who are lost in the numbers, currently living in a camp where they are usually asked for their tent / isobox  number when on the receiving end of food, hygiene items and such. I’ve tried to paint the picture from a camp resident and a volunteer (who […]

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Jelle Wassenaar proposed

Complicated

A poem about the complicated world of helping people (as a volunteer) and how one can struggle with emotions as you enjoy your time, but also questioning whether you came with the right intentions and or if your actions do more harm than good. I also touch on the constant depression (trauma) and hopelessness that […]

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Jelle Wassenaar proposed

Darkness

A poem I wrote while in Greece about the trip people make from Turkey via Farmakonisi – a military island – to Leros.   Black sea, black ocean mind racing, wheels in motion a screeching voice of the blowing wind it’s loud and scary beginning till the end   darkness surrounds me am I blind, […]

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Jelle Wassenaar proposed

Life in the jungle

A poem about life in Calais and how it must’ve felt like before it got dismantled earlier this year and people were transferred to camps / centres in France.   A point near the sea not where oceans but two countries meet thousands stranded human beings, they are just like us politics inter fear, abandoned […]

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Patricia Papuc proposed

Borderless Europe- Blessen or Burden?

I was invited as a speaker and as a participant at the conference „Borderless Europe- Blessen or Burden” in Cluj Napoca-Romania from the 6th to the 9th of May 2016. This conference was organized by AEGEE antenna-AEGEE Cluj with the support of the Association des Amis de Franck Biancheri (AAFB). During the conference there were […]

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Lidis Garbovan proposed

Summer School on Migration, Human Rights and Democracy

June 29 – July 3, 2015 Favignana, Trapani – Italy The sea has always been attractive and fascinating for me, thus attending a Summer School on an island, in the South of Italy was an idea that I was very excited about. However, recently the sea has been the carrier of other meanings and other […]

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