A legal alien in Oslo

Asimina Michailidou discusses what it means to be an EU citizen on the move, based on findings from a research project that were presented in Oslo last December.

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Last December, a team of researchers at ARENA organised an event about the experiences of EU migrants in Norway.

'Our small, pilot project was meant as a first step to highlight the relative invisibility of EU migrants, compared to immigrants from third countries. But our event inadvertently also became a prime example of the technocratic discourse that dominates public debates about the Eurocrisis and contributes to the ever-growing gap between the EU’s political elites and its citizens', Asimina Michailidou writes.

A legal alien in Oslo: what does it mean to be an EU citizen on the move?
Greeklish.info, 19 February 2014

 

This article was also published in Greek on SKAI.gr, one of the main news portals in Greece.

Nοτιοευρωπαίοι μετανάστες στο Βορρά: εμπειρίες από τη Νορβηγία
www.skai.gr, 20 February 2014

Published Feb. 25, 2014 11:23 PM - Last modified Apr. 11, 2016 10:43 AM