'The Other Side of Hope,' (Finland, 2017): Film Screening and Panel

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February 21, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
February 21, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Center for European Studies
FedEx Global Education Center, Florence and James Peacock Atrium
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Released in 2017, The Other Side of Hope depicts the fictional story of a traveling salesman’s friendship with a recently arrived Syrian asylum seeker. The panel will include Banu Gökarıksel, associate professor in the Department of Geography, Priscilla Layne, assistant professor in the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literature, and Niklaus Steiner, director for the Center for Global Initiatives. John Stephens, Distinguished Professor of Political Science and director of the Center for European Studies, will moderate the conversation.

This event is part of Crises of Citizenship: Global Spotlight Week 2018, a collaboration between six UNC-Chapel Hill area studies centers including the Carolina Asia Center, Carolina Center for the Study of the Middle East and Muslim Civilizations, African Studies Center, Center for European Studies, Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies, and Institute for the Study of the Americas.

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