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Over the course of 18 months, the project partners from Belgium, Italy, Portugal, Romania and Serbia will organize WorkLabs, debates and roundtables with aim to analyse historical experiences, narratives, misconceptions and stereotypes relating to migrants and refugees, xenophobic discourse, hate speech and anti-immigration propaganda. We will be looking into our own experiences of emigration to other countries, as well as our experiences, responsibilities and challenges as a transit or host countries in the past and current refugee and migrant crises.

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25 local workshops (5 in each partnering country).

25 videos created around the workshops.

3 international webinars.

Final conference in Brussels.

18 monthly newsletters.

Activities on social media and the project website.

Refugees and migrants in Serbia

Some of the experiecnes:
1927 – Russian immigrants in Serbia, refugees after the Bolshevik Revolution,
1940 – Mother and son, Jewish refugees from Central Europe in Šabac, Serbia,
1942 – Serbian boy, refugee from the fascists Independent State of Croatia,
1995 – Serbian refugees from Croatia entering Serbia after the operation “Storm”,
2018 – Sisters from Afghanistan in a Refugee Camp in Belgrade, Serbia

What is “thesis, antithesis, synthesis”?

The triad thesis, antithesis, synthesis as a progression of three ideas or propositions is a concept in philosophy and logic that evolved from the dialectical method, which is basically a discourse between two or more people holding different points of view about a subject but wishing to establish the truth through reasoned arguments. Hegel developed dialectic approach that comprises three stages of development: first, a “thesis” or statement of an idea, which gives rise to a second step, a reaction or “antithesis” that contradicts or negates the thesis, and third, the “synthesis”, a statement through which the differences between the two points are resolved.

Project partners

ACTA Center
– lead partner

Cooperazione Paesi Emergenti

Instituto Marques de Valle Flor


Vocal Europe

With the support of the Europe for Cirtizens programme of the European Union

The EU program “Europe for Citizens” aims to bring Europe closer to its citizens by stimulating the debate on topical issues of the European Union at local, regional and international level. It is essential to create conditions that enable citizens to participate in the European Union policy-making processes, to strengthen solidarity among European citizens, and to ensure that civil society organizations, their members and any member of society are involved in the democratic life of the European Union.