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How is immigration changing the city? The case of Wroclaw, Poland

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  • Mon 12 Mar 2018 17.00 - 19.00
  Add to Calendar 2018-03-12 17:00 2018-03-12 19:00 Europe/Paris How is immigration changing the city? The case of Wroclaw, Poland

Wroclaw is the 4th biggest city in Poland (638,364 citizens in 2016). Over the last two years population of the city has increased significantly because of the influx of immigrants from Ukraine. They study, work and live in the city. According to the statistics, there are more than 60,000 new citizens of Wroclaw, and another tens of thousands in the metropolitan area. The short time combined with the high number of immigrants allow us to observe how their presence influence the city.
Rafal Dutkiewicz (born 6 July 1959, Mikstat) is the current mayor of the city of Wroclaw, Poland (since 2002). He has signed the declaration of Polish Mayors to open Polish border for refugees.

Theatre, Badia Fiesolana DD/MM/YYYY
  Theatre, Badia Fiesolana

Wroclaw is the 4th biggest city in Poland (638,364 citizens in 2016). Over the last two years population of the city has increased significantly because of the influx of immigrants from Ukraine. They study, work and live in the city. According to the statistics, there are more than 60,000 new citizens of Wroclaw, and another tens of thousands in the metropolitan area. The short time combined with the high number of immigrants allow us to observe how their presence influence the city.
Rafal Dutkiewicz (born 6 July 1959, Mikstat) is the current mayor of the city of Wroclaw, Poland (since 2002). He has signed the declaration of Polish Mayors to open Polish border for refugees.


Location:
Theatre, Badia Fiesolana

Affiliation:
Department of Political and Social Sciences
Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

Type:
Lecture

Discussant:
Prof. Olivier Roy (EUI-RSCAS)

Contact:
Radoslaw Jan Michalski (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences) - Send a mail

Organiser:
Radoslaw Jan Michalski (EUI - Department of Political and Social Sciences)

Speaker:
Mayor of the city of Wroclaw, Poland Rafal Dutkiewicz
 
 

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