NBU is not afraid of diversity, which is why lecturers and students from the Centre for Migration Studies (CERMES) are organizing for the second consecutive year the thematic week "Diversity and Migration". Science, teaching, and art will open diverse horizons for understanding the links of migration with development and rights, for sharing innovative policies and practices from the world, Europe, and Bulgaria, and for building an interdisciplinary community.
21.11. |full day| NBU - Launch of the campaign "Who are the migrants?"
The aim of the #KOISAMIGRANTS? the campaign is to introduce the public to the personal stories of migrants living in Bulgaria.
Discovering the Man behind the statistics and numbers is the best way to overcome stereotypes and fight propaganda and imposed negative images.
NBU students are invited to tell the real stories of people like us through words or images and share them on social media with "Who are the migrants?"
We welcome your texts or short video stories
22.11. |6.00 pm| zoom - Student Seminar "Migration Phenomena"
Students from the migration courses of the Political Science Department will present their original research on different migration phenomena.
23.11. |9.30| UNHCR office - field visit for students from the migration courses of the Political Science Department to the UNHCR office
You will be able to learn about the work of the largest, global organization whose mission is to save lives, protect rights and build a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people.
24.11. |18.00| Aula, NBU - screening and debate on "Forced Labour, Slavery and Human Trafficking in the 21st Century"
Two short films will be screened, on the basis of which the human trafficking prevention campaign "Can you see me?" is based, presenting the different ways of involvement and forms of exploitation.
The campaign for the prevention of human trafficking is implemented in partnership with the National Commission on Human Trafficking and the A21 Campaign Foundation, with which New Bulgarian University has a framework agreement for cooperation.
The event will also include an interdisciplinary discussion on the problems of human trafficking and how this type of crime affects every sphere of state and public life - politics, law, security, business, competitiveness, etc.
25.11. |All day| 601 office, building 2 of the NBU - open day of the Center for Migration Studies.
You will have the opportunity to meet the dynamic team of researchers and the Center's diverse activities in the fields of migration and refugee policies, populism, citizenship, and civic mobilizations. At the open day, you will have the opportunity to learn more about the internship opportunities at the Center for Migration Studies.