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Three generations of Syrian refugees queuing at a registration point on the Syria/Lebanon border. The United Nations says 4.8 million people have fled the conflict in Syria (Photo: UNHCR/ M. Hofer, Creative Commons via Flickr)
Critical theme | 3 October 2016

Our October Critical Theme seminar is about how the media have been reporting on the connections between migration, climate change and the conflict in Syria. The keynote speaker Alex Randall is programme manager at the Climate and Migration Coalition, an alliance of refugee, human rights, and migration rights organisations. Randall will argue that the story presented about the connection between climate change and the Syrian conflict has not always been accurate

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