News from the Network

"A derby-topped gentleman observing the harbor from the observation roof on one wing of the Immigration Station. The gentleman is possibly William Williams, Commissioner of Immigration at Ellis Island form 1902-5 and 1909-13, from whose estate these photographs came. The New York skyline, showing the nearly-completed Woolworth Building tower, is at the left."

News about the H-Migration editorial team as well as about changes in Migrant Knowledge’s own editorial team.

#MigKnow Notes 11

News and tips: one postdoc and two doctoral research positions, three calls, a book launch, and a new book series.

#MigKnow Notes 10

News and tips: an article about knowledge of America in rural Hungary, ca. 1900; a multimedia project on scientists in exile; a blog series on COVID-19 and refugees; and a winter school on Nazi forced labor.

Virtual Book Launch: The British Empire as Refuge?

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Event to launch “Refugees from Nazi-Occupied Europe in British Overseas Territories,” the first book to cover forced emigration from Nazi-controlled Europe to the territories of the British Empire as a whole. (Oct. 7, 2020, via Zoom. Registration required.)

New Book from the Network: Landscape of Migration

Ben Nobbs-Thiessen’ monograph, ‘Landscape of Migration: Mobility and Environmental Change on Bolivia’s Tropical Frontier, 1952 to the Present,’ is now available at UNC Press. Check out his recent interviews with Elena McGrath and Steven Hyland too.