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Migrant rights as the focus of the lecture for 11 September

Catalan National Day. The political scientists Rainer Huhle will be analysing migration policies in Europe since the construction of the Berlin Wall.

This year’s lecture for 11 September is ‘From Berlin to the Mediterranean – The Wall and its metamorphoses’. The political scientist Rainer Huhle will be giving the lecture, which looks at migrant rights and migration policies in Europe from the construction of the Berlin Wall through to the present day.

Dr Rainer Huhle is a political scientist specialising in human rights and past policies. He is a managing partner at the Nuremberg Human Rights Center (NMRZ) and vice-chair of the Board of the German Institute for Human Rights in Berlin. He has also been a member of the UN Committee of Enforced Disappearances since 2011.

He is currently a professor for the course on transitional justice on the Master’s in Human Rights at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. He has authored numerous publications on human rights and historical memory, as well as politics, history and Latin American culture.

The lecture will be given in the Saló de Cent chamber at Barcelona City Hall on Monday 9 September, at 6 m. Admission is free but capacity is limited.

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