From Refugee to Activist: A Life Through, From and Against Externalization Policies

What does it mean to be a refugee? What effects externalisation policies have on people? What should we do from Europe? Tesfai Abrahalei (Abraham) was born May 24, 1989 and he has now the refugee status in Italy. Abraham is going to answer the above-mentioned questions sharing with us his story and his long trip from Eritrea, passing through the desert, in the detention centres in Libya and then arriving in the University of Bologna. He is going to analyse the effects of externalisation policies in bodies and minds and he is going to tell what Europe can and should do


Abraham Tesfai รจ un rifugiato di origine eritrea di 31 anni. Vive e lavora a Bologna, dove da poco ha conseguito la laurea triennale in Agraria

Event details

Date: 18 November 2020
Time: 9am - 11am (Central European Time)
Enquiries: Dr Elena Giacomelli (

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