By George Njung. Africans’ lack of knowledge about our own shared refugee experiences continues to fuel hate and discrimination on the continent. For far too long, the global refugee situation has been misconstrued as static, with certain parts of the globe generating disproportionate numbers of refugees and others perpetually faced with the burden of hosting displaced peoples.
Tagged: migration studies
By Marcia C. Schenck. Are you interested in the history of refuge seeking in Africa? Please check out the recent blog series on Histories of Refuge. This series looks at how people have migrated, sought refuge, and settled, in and out of Africa. It also examines issues such as who gets to be called a refugee, and why?
Contested Meanings of Migration Facilitation: Emigration Agents, Coyotes, Rescuers, and Human Traffickers
This article is part of the TRAFO series Emerging Topics. Insights from ‘Behind the Scenes’. Today, we put the spotlight on the symposium “Contested Meanings of Migration Facilitation: Emigration Agents,...
“I Study Who Was Mobile and How the State, Local Communities, and Residents Dealt With Migration” – 5in10 with Levke Harders
Levke Harders is currently Visiting Research Fellow at the German Historical Institute in Washington DC and Assistant Professor of Modern History and Gender History at Bielefeld University. She is currently...
The workshop “Migration and Racism in the United States and Germany in the Twentieth Century” will take place on April 23-24, 2020 at the German Historical Institute Washington. We talked with the conveners, Elisabeth Engel and Maria Alexopoulou about the upcoming event.
“I Want to Establish the History of Family Planning and Birth Control Clinics as a Transnational History” – 5in10 with Claudia Roesch
Claudia Roesch is a historian of 20th century American history, specializing in the history of family. Her fields of interest include the history of transatlantic exchanges, Gender and Migration Studies.
By Stephanie Schütze The Explorative Workshop “New Migration Patterns in the Western Hemisphere: Challenges for the New Century” took place on 13-14 January 2017 at the Forum Transregionale Studien in...