Those interested in how Wisconsinites can get involved in the refugee crisis in Europe can learn more at a talk Thursday, June 20.

UW-Superior political science professor Khalil Dokhanchi will speak at the Verona Public Library on the “Emerging Refugee Crisis: How Will Wisconsinites Respond?” The talk will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Dokhanchi will discuss “recent migration patterns, how they have shaped the current refugee crisis in Europe, and what can be learned from the example of asylum seekers in Germany,” according to the event information on the library’s website. He will also discuss the different meanings of phrases like “displaced person,” “refugee” and “migrant.”

The event is sponsored by the Wisconsin Humanities Council and the Working Lives Project, “whose goal is to deepen and broaden the conversation about what it means to make a living and a life here,” according to the website.

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