Published in: Can Europe Make It?Between exit and voice: refugees' stories from Lampedusa to Hamburg
European politics currently serves to reinforce the ‘Fortress’, leaving refugees vulnerable and futureless, battling a system which is waging war against them. But 'Lampedusa in Hamburg' demonstrates that civil society can work effectively with migrants for their rights to a safe existence.
Published in: Can Europe Make It?The racist attacks against Cécile Kyenge and the enduring myth of the ‘nice’ Italian
Italy still lacks a collective reflection on the way it has dealt with the relationship between race, gender, nation, identity and immigration, both in the present and in the past. But Cécile Kyenge, Italy's first black minister, is beginning to show the way.