In Germany – a country where going to the theater is a deeply ingrained cultural tradition – the stage is a place to confront pressing political issues.
An influx of people seeking shelter from conflict has sharpened attitudes against groups which have been in Europe for centuries.
Should the EU be giving money to repressive regimes to stop the flow of migrants?
Sweden's crime rate is not affected by the immigration rate and the state has introduced stricter asylum laws.
The term 'genuine refugee' is thrown around often, yet few know the complicated process of how someone is deemed to be one.
A Kenyan court has ruled that the government's closure of Dadaab refugee camp is unconstitutional. This will affect the future of the refugees currently in the camp.
Data since 1950s show Americans have always been wary of refugees. A public opinion expert explains current attitudes toward Syrian refugees and what it means for building consensus on policy.
The world needs an alternative system, measuring economic value in face of the dissatisfaction that brought Donald Trump to the White House.
A military option will be a lucrative one for smugglers.
Europe is also building walls.
According to German public intellectual Claus Offe, Europe faces multiple crises but is not down and out yet.
The global agenda for 2017 is fiendishly complicated and hugely sensitive. Is António Guterres up to the task?
Despite being one of the top donors to the UN refugee agency, Japan accepts very few asylum seekers, and provides little support for those who do make it.
Improving conditions in Turkey and Greece may convince more refugees to stay where they are.
Across Europe anti immigration political leaders are turning to Australia for inspiration on how to reduce the number of people seeking asylum in their countries.
As the camp for migrants and refugees outside Calais is dismantled, two academics from either side of the Channel look at what will happen next.
As the former UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Guterres could promote a more unified approach to helping the displaced.
The European Union has no qualms about using aid as a bargaining chip to pressure other countries into taking back refugees.
When commercial considerations work with charitable concerns for the common good.
Safe passage for vulnerable refugees could help stop thousands from making a perilous journey across the Mediterranean.