Anthropology

Marko Djurić for B92.net: The inauguration was dignified; We will fight for Serbia

"The inauguration itself was very dignified and completely peaceful. Considering that it took place only two weeks after the scenes of violence in the Congress, the inauguration was marked by an incomparably larger presence of representatives of practically all security forces," Djuri, who represented Serbia at the ceremony, told our portal.

Bosnia Succumbs to Pressure to Adapt Tent Camp for Winter

After ignoring warnings for months that the Lipa migrant tent camp in northwest Bosnia is not adequate for hosting people over winter, the government of Bosnia, the Council of Ministers, on Monday agreed to convert it into an official "container camp for the accommodation for 1,500 migrants".

Ethnographic Film Festival | To December 6

In its 11th edition, the now-online Ethnographic Film Festival brings 40 fiction and documentary films from around the world that offer glimpses into little-known societies and communities, address hot-button issues - such as Brexit, which is one of the sections, and climate change - push the boundaries of the medium or show us what young filmmakers are up to.

Athens 50th in 66 entries in Expat City Ranking

Athens ranks very low in the Expat City Ranking 2020, published on Thursday by InterNations, the world's largest expat community with around 4 million members.

Out of 66 cities in the Expat City Ranking 2020, Athens ranks 50th. 

It ranks best in the Local Cost of Living Index (20th) and worst in the Urban Work Life Index (64th). 

Policies and propaganda

The pandemic has complicated an already difficult situation in migration and relations with Turkey. The way that Greece is handling Covid-19, though, might suggest a way to deal with other issues, too. As many have observed, the situation demands national consensus and self-discipline.

Transparency Concerns in Greece over Migration Ministry ‘Black Fund’

Migration Minister Notis Mitarakis has argued that his ministry needs "flexibility" in dealing with Greece's migrant crisis since neighbouring Turkey abandoned a 2016 deal with the European Union in late February and lifted restrictions on migrants and refugees from the Middle East, Asia and Africa trying to reach the bloc via its territory.

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