In this interview, Dr Shahamak Rezaei, Associate Professor at Roskilde University and Visiting Professor at Princeton University and UCLA, the issue of social cohesion as it relates to migration flows, both between member states and from third countries, in the European Union.

The interview was recorded at the Policy Workshop: “Balancing Humanitarianism and Security: The European Union’s Responses to New Migration and Refugee Issues” held at Carleton University, Ottawa on January 10, 2014..

The workshop was sponsored by the Centre for European Studies (with funding from the European Union) and the Canada-Europe Transatlantic Dialogue (with support from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada).

For more information, please visit the event webpage:

The interview was produced by Marek Eby and Kathryn Forrest (both of Carleton University)