Through the roadblocks: realities in raw motion aims to examine the complex dynamics and often overlooked inter-connections
between inclusion and exclusion, sharing and denial, identity and borders, the status of citizenship and the fundamental aporia
of democracy in Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean.
The conference is held during the Cypriot Presidency of the European Union, which is not only a motive to examine the recent
history of the divided island of Cyprus, but also a perfect occasion to spotlight the roadblocks, whether real, implied, concealed
and repressed which still exist within this region.