Monthly Archives: September 2011

Ethnography, diversity and urban space

By: Mette Berg, Departmental Lecturer, Anthropology of Migration The intensification of global flows in the current period has led scholars to describe cities like London as ‘super-diverse’: a ‘diversification of diversity’, with a population characterised by multiple ethnicities, countries of … Continue reading

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EU citizenship, Roma mobility and anti-Gypsyism: time for reframing the debate?

By: Nando Sigona, Senior Researcher Given the limited results achieved to date by the EU and EU member states in addressing the multiple exclusion of the Romani people in Europe, it is time to rethink some of the assumptions on … Continue reading

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Seven Years after the Eastern European Enlargement

By: Carlos Vargas-Silva, Senior Researcher and Quantitative Data Analyst of the Migration Observatory On 1 May 2004 eight Eastern European countries joined the EU. These countries as a group are commonly known as the A8 countries. As members of the … Continue reading

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The Hadramis of the Indian Ocean: a diaspora and its networks

By: Iain Walker, Senior Research Officer In his book In An Antique Land, Amitav Ghosh unravels the story of a twelfth century Jewish merchant from Cairo, exploring the complexities of transnational networks in the Indian Ocean. He might as easily … Continue reading

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