Speaker Announcement

Alexander Betts

We are delighted to announce that Alexander Betts, director of the world leading Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford, will be addressing delegates at the first ever Warwick Congress in February.

Alexander will be addressing the topic of Europe from the Politics perspective of the Congress.

Alexander Betts, director of the world leading Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford

When it comes to finding creative solutions for the current European migrant crisis, there is arguably no one better to talk to than Alexander Betts, director of the world leading Refugee Studies Centre at the University of Oxford who will be addressing our Europe topic from the Politics perspective. Having authored numerous books on the politics and economics of asylum and forced migration, Alexander is a true intellectual authority on the topic, his expertise frequently being consulted by a range of international institutions including the United Nations, the Council of Europe and the World Bank

 

In addition to his many academic publications, he has written for Foreign Affairs, the New York Times, and the Guardian, and appeared regularly on the BBC, Al Jazeera, and CNN. Alexander is also a captivating public speaker, his TED talks garnering over 2.5 million viewers. In 2016, he was honoured as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

We can’t wait to welcome Alexander to the inaugural Warwick Congress 2017!

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