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FOCAL to launch new Mapping Migration from the Americas website
Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
The Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL), in partnership with the International Migration Research Centre (IMRC), has developed interactive, web-based maps to display information about the flo...
Sources welcomes Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL)
The Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL) is an independent, non-partisan think tank dedicated to strengthening Canadian relations with Latin America and the Caribbean.
Third AAWH Congress: Migration in Global History: Peoples, Plants, Plagues, and Ports - Call for Papers
Third AAWH Congress: Migration in Global History: Peoples, Plants, Plagues, and Ports. Call for papers, deadline 1 October 2014
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African Odyssey Turns to the South
The Great Migrations
Chronicles the economic hardships faced by Africans and the means they take to alleviate their suffering.
African odysseys turn to the south
Le Monde diplomatique
Fewer than 5% of African migrants now want to reach Europe or America. They’re looking instead to neighbouring countries, or the continent’s dreamland, South Africa. It’s a long, hard way there, and t...
The bird that travels 29,000km a year
The Rufa red knot's epic annual migration from Tierra del Fuego to the Canadian Arctic risks being grounded by climate change.
Ethiopian workers 'beaten and robbed' by Saudi police
A group of undocumented Ethiopians told The Associated Press news agency that after being captured by Saudi police officers they were subject to serious abuses, including beatings and filthy prison co...
Immigration Is Good, Immigration Is Bad, Migration Is (a Fact)
A Human Drama in Three Acts and a Few Ideas
Immigration is bad – that is what the propagandists of populist politics are blazoning, in unison with their primitive media set on singing the same tune. Immigration is good, say the left, the greens...
Migrants' billions put aid in the shade
Money transfers from workers abroad to family back home have tripled in a decade and are three times larger than global aid budgets.
Migration and Morality
Paul Collier's book Exodus has been welcomed as a humane and rational intervention in an often toxic debate. It seems to tell us more about the character of the contemporary immigration debate than i...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - October 30, 2014
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Topic of the week is Refugees. Featured articles look at migration, counter-surveillance resources, farmers in Ghana fighting to retain the freedom to save their own seeds, and rebuilding communities ...
A Policy without a Conscience
The tragedy and the horror of Lampedusa did not come out of the blue. Much of the responsibility lies with the policies pursued by European nations. The only policy that could prevent more tragedies l...
Reframing Migration: A Conversation With Historian Sunil Amrith
The 2017 MacArthur Genius Fellowship recipient's interdisciplinary work on the Bay of Bengal teaches us that movement and migration are central forces in the making of Asian -- and global -- history.
Time to Unfence our view of Migration
Instead of pretending that fence-building will solve anything, it is high time that we 'unfence' our views of migration. On the one hand, this means seeking other, more humane responses to human movem...
Upper Palaeolithic Siberian genome reveals dual ancestry of Native Americans
Raghavan, Maanasa, Skoglund, Pontus, et. al.
Our findings reveal that western Eurasian genetic signatures in modern-day Native Americans derive not only from post-Columbian admixture, as commonly thought, but also from a mixed ancestry of the Fi...
The Monkey's Voyage
How Improbable Journeys Shaped the History of Life
de Queiroz, Alan
In The Monkey's Voyage, biologist Alan de Queiroz describes a radical new view of how fragmented distributions came into being, arguing that different species were not simply constrained by continenta...
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