Migration, Displacement, and Memory in Vanport, Oregon (1942–2023)
Recounts the flooding of Vanport, Oregon, in 1948, the displacement of the city’s residents, and the memory culture around this event.
Migrant Musical Knowledge in Latin America, 1935–1960
Describes Rudolf Holzmann’s ethnomusicological work, cataloguing and orchestrating Indigenous music, in Peru after he fled there from Nazi Germany.
News from the Network
News from Migrant Knowledge Network members and about other associated events Members are invited to share theirs as well.
#MigKnow Notes 17
A roundup of new relevant projects, current events, CfPs and CfAs with upcoming deadlines, conference reports, and a book review.
Between Germany and Mexico: Agencia Duems and the Production of Knowledge
Presents the knowledge the German news agency Agencia Duems disseminated in Mexico and Germany about the other country, respectively.
For Their Ears Only: Migrant Knowledge in the Greek Radio Programs for Gastarbeiter in West Germany
Examines knowledge that radio programs made for Greek guest workers in West Germany conveyed and their role in creating an emotional community.
Seventh Bucerius Young Scholars Forum—Indigenous Migration
Here we share a call for applications for the Bucerius Young Scholars Forum at UC Berkeley, GHI Pacific Office, September 2023, as it relates closely to our blog’s topic.
GHI Lecture Series—Moving Out of Harm’s Way: Historical Perspectives on Climate-related Mobilities
Presents the motivation for GHI’s spring lecture series on climate mobilities with abstracts of the lectures.
#MigKnow Notes 16
A roundup of recent network news, upcoming events, calls for papers and applications with upcoming deadlines, conference reports, and relevant publications.
The 2018 Central American Migrant Caravan: Migrant Knowledge Circulation in Digital Media Platforms
Examines ways migrants in this caravan utilized legacy and social media to coordinate and organize the journey, as well as how these media are changing migrant paradigms.