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Conference: ‘Migration on the Margins: Exploring Constructions of the “Illegitimate Migrant”‘

The Oxford Migration Studies Society is organising the Annual Migration Conference to be held at University of Oxford on May 15th and 16th 2015. The theme for this year is, “Migration on the Margins: Exploring constructions of the ‘illegitimate migrant’.” 108 more words


How the massive outflow of migrants from Russia will affect Azerbaijan?

In 2014, in addition to the sanctions of the West, the economic crisis and the sharp depreciation of the ruble, Russia faced another problem. The migrants are leaving country in droves. 1,534 more words


Tecun Uman, Guatemala: Stay with us a little longer

“What gives you hope? What gives you strength?” we asked a man who runs a shelter for migrants at the Guatemalan border. He looked down and smiled, and he paused for a few seconds. 250 more words


Special Event: The US Response to Throwaway Children

The U.S. Response to Throwaway Children:
From Orphan Trains to the Current Migrant Crisis

The United States has historically faced the challenge of responding to the needs of children without parents to provide for their care. 257 more words


Happy Australia Day!

Sasha and I have called Australia home for the last 50 years and we’ve never looked back. Last year we celebrated that 50th anniversary with our dear friends, our compatriots, who sponsored us. 42 more words


Australia Day - A Kiwi Reminiscence of My First Day in Australia

What’s the difference between ET and a Kiwi? ET went home. There’s a good reason why Australians tell jokes like this; over half a million New Zealanders have crossed the Tasman Sea and now live in Australia. 722 more words

Australian Contemporary Culture

Beyond The Sea Of Crocodile Tears Lies The EU’s Biggest Crime

Last summer, we told the story of Operation Mare Nostrum and how the EU refused to acknowledge the problem. Things have changed since then, but not, unfortunately, for the better. 160 more words