Migration in South America: the Many Colors of Brazil
In Brazil, immigration regains a central position in public debates as Bolivians arrive in increasingly greater numbers, revealing a renewed potential for Latin American integration. The result is a promising cultural blend that will add to the already very effervescent Brazilian milieu.
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Migration to a British university: three tales from Europe
The term migration is usually associated with the movement of 25+ year old people driven by changes in the economy. Yet there is another type of migration which is as equally important but often neglected in the literature. With the 2004 enlargement of the European Union millions of young people […]
The Migration Effect: A “Hybrid” Culture
In the age of migration and globalization, it is often argued that we need to remember where we come from. Whenever people ask me about my roots, I catch myself thinking twice. Where do I actually come from? The answer indeed is quite complex. I was born and raised on […]
Notes on global migration from a small Slovak village
In the village where I’m living you can meet people from different nations. Mostly Slovaks and Hungarians. A few Czechs, Serbs, some Vietnamese and Chinese. Sometimes Gypsies. And also someone of clearly Sub-Saharan origin. A football championship between various groups living in our area took place recently at our local stadium where I […]
The Unjust Limbo of Afghan Migrants in Pakistan
It isn’t unusual to hear of people migrating out of Pakistan; even people who know little of Pakistan – except that it exists, and they should be afraid of it – know a Pakistani migrant or two. However, what few people know – correction, what almost no one knows – is that Pakistan is also home to a thriving population of immigrants itself. Yes we can play that game too; it’s not just you who can do it mister developed world.