Monthly Archives: February 2013

The uncertainties of diaspora research

By: Iain Walker, Senior Research Officer Whiling away an idle moment in my hotel room in Jeddah recently, I reflected on the character of diasporas and particularly the ways networks are constructed in diaspora. More specifically, I wondered if I was … Continue reading

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – a film about migrants?

By: Mikal Mast, PR and Communications Officer When you work at COMPAS, you begin to think that everything is about migrants. Even popular films, like The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, which are ostensibly about anything but migrants. There is often a … Continue reading

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Migration and non-communicable diseases

By: Hiranthi Jayaweera, Senior Researcher The Global Burden of Disease study 2010, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is a comprehensive assessment of data on current patterns of disease, injury and risk throughout the world. Some of its main findings, published … Continue reading

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