Monthly Archives: July 2013

Windows: The 21st century migration experience

By: Xiang Biao, University Lecturer in Social Anthropology If migrants in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries remembered migration primarily as physical journeys that were marked by the smell of the ship, the sound of the train, and the heat in … Continue reading

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Light of Evidence 2: the wider debate on migration

By: Ben Gidley, Senior Researcher Working in a migration research centre, I have come to dread the point in the conversation with a stranger when they ask what I do. From cab drivers to school gate acquaintances, everyone seems to have … Continue reading

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Monarchy versus republicanism: does a naturalised citizen not have a choice?

By: Mikal Mast, PR and Communications Officer I’m coming up to my 10-year anniversary in the UK in November 2013. I came on a fiancée visa, got married several months later, and started working shortly thereafter, once I converted to a … Continue reading

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Holding a mirror to ourselves: British Lifestyle migration

By: Caroline Oliver, Senior Researcher Americans in Tuscany: Charity, Compassion and Belonging (forthcoming, Berghahn) by Catherine Trundle outlines the experiences of American women who have moved over the last 50 years to Florence, following marriage to Italian men. It documents their adoption … Continue reading

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