Migrant Knowledge

#MigKnow Notes 16


  • As indicated in the notice we published on January 5, 2023, our network was strongly present at #AHA23 in Philadelphia from January 5-8, with numerous panels on migration- and mobility-related themes. Please see the previous post for a list of the panels and stay tuned for reports in the Spring 2023 Bulletin of the German Historical Institute.

Upcoming events:

  • GHI Washington Spring Lecture Series: “Moving Out of Harm’s Way: Contemporary and Historical Perspectives on Climate-related Mobilities.” The GHI Washington is, for the first time, hosting its spring lecture series on both coasts, with two lectures in Berkeley and two in Washington DC. All lectures will be hybrid. The first lecture with Uwe Lübken on flooding in Vanport, Oregon, in 1948, and the migration it precipitated will take place on March 2. Please register for in-person or online attendance here.

Calls for papers:

Calls for applications:

Conference reports:

Relevant publications:

  • Global Networks — A Journal of Transnational Affairs, has a new issue (23, no. 1) (2023), with numerous articles on migration- and mobility-related topics.

Featured image: Photograph used to advertise the GHI’s Spring Lecture Series, “Moving Out of Harm’s Way.” Credit: Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Photography Collection, The New York Public Library. “Drought refugees from South Dakota. Montana,” New York Public Library Digital Collections.