first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram A panel of distinguished academics and experts aims to unpack the complex issues arising from the Syrian refugee crisis on Monday 9 May at Melbourne’s Greek Centre.The round table members will analyse the causes of the humanitarian emergency, the constant changing of conflict dynamics, the impact on non-combatants as well as the response from Europe and Greece.In addition, they will assess the recent EU deal with Turkey as a means of stopping the refugee flows from war inflicted nations, which, according to the UNHCR, in 2015 reached an estimated 15.1 million worldwide, its highest level in 20 years. Panel members: Dr Scott Burchill, senior lecturer in international relations, Deakin University. Daniel Flitton, senior foreign correspondent, The Age. Paul White, protection adviser to the United Nations Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syrian Crisis. Sophie Perreard, lecturer in humanitarian assistance, Deakin University.Panel Convenor: Dr Costas Laoutides, lecturer in international relations, Deakin University.For further information, phone 9662 2722.last_img read more