March 26, 2021

In a conversation with NPR’s Deborah Amos as part of Perry World House’s 2021 Global Shifts Colloquium, Filippo Grandi, the UN high commissioner for refugees, addressed how limits on human movement during the pandemic have affected refugees and asylum seekers. In introducing Grandi, President Amy Gutmann recounted her own family’s story that highlights how which side of a border people find themselves on can change the trajectory of their lives.

Penn Today news story.

See also President Gutmann’s Flickr gallery, Facebook page, and Instagram.