The Legacy of Historical Migrations – Weekly Round-Up, May 13th, 2016

A number of new stories have focused on the historical legacy of migrations this week. It struck us up on the 4th Floor as a bit of “art imitates life,” as we’ve been listening to our students talking about post-semester plans to go home or relocate for new opportunities. Is your next move a part of a larger historical trend or might it change existing historical legacies? Let us know your “migration news”…

refugees

 “Refugee Crisis, Then and Now”: How apt is the comparison between the current crisis and the aftermath of the Second World War?

http://www.historytoday.com/james-snell/refugee-crises-then-and-now?mc_cid=cc243db8d8&mc_eid=3d80f22991

 

 

Caribbean Chinese Migration

 

“In Search of Family: Carribbean Chinese Diaspora”: an examination of the history of Chinese migration to Jamaica and other Caribbean locations.

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/981934.shtml

 

“London’s Muslim Mayor is Nothing New”: 1300 Years of Muslims who Ran Major European Cities.London Mayor

http://www.juancole.com/2016/05/londons-nothing-european.html

 

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