Tara Zahra on Europe's Asylum Crisis

Tara Zahra (Department of History) has a new article out this week in Foreign Affairs The Return of No-Man's Land: Europe's Asylum Crisis and Historical Memory

 "In mid September, around 1,000 refugees were reportedly stranded on the border between Hungary and Serbia, with neither state willing to grant them asylum. The return of a “No-Man’s Land” on Eastern European soil is yet another disturbing reminder of how history can repeat itself. No-Man’s Land was last seen in Eastern Europe in 1938, when governments played a sick game of ping-pong with unwanted Jewish refugees, shunting them back and forth across state borders." Read more here

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