Following the Archives: Migrating Documents and their Changing Meanings

NICK UNDERWOOD reflects on how files he had expected to find in Paris for his study of Franco-Yiddishness during the interwar period had, in fact, migrated elsewhere. He uses his surprise to discuss the part played by rescued or stolen documents in “the migratory history of knowledge and knowledge-making.” (2,015 words)

Migration and Knowledge Transfer

CHARLOTTE MUELLER points out that “migrants can be knowledge senders and knowledge receivers simultaneously, in their country of destination as well as in their country of origin.” Knowledge transfer and human migration can both be “circular.”
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