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Europe, Migration and Identity
Connecting Migration Experiences and Europeanness





ISBN 9781138775084
Published May 1, 2014 by Routledge
104 Pages

 
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Jan Logemann is a Research Fellow at the German Historical Institute in Washington D.C., USA, and project coordinator of Transatlantic Perspectives: Europe in the Eyes of European Immigrants to the United States. His research focuses on transatlantic comparisons, the role of European immigrants in transatlantic exchanges, as well as on the development of mass consumer societies in the twentieth century.

Donna Gabaccia is a professor of history at the University of Minnesota, USA. She is a leading migration historian and a noted specialist in women’s immigration history. Her work has focused on Italian-American migration to the U.S., food and ethnicity, as well as on global and transnational migrations.

Sally Gregory Kohlstedt is a professor of history of science and technology at the University of Minnesota, USA. Her research focuses on analyzing the ways in which science intersects with culture, recognizing that much social change in recent centuries has been influenced by science and technology and that the issues that arise in science are often connected to contemporary social and economic forces. 

Table of Contents

1. Europe – Migration – Identity: Connections between migration experiences and Europeanness Jan Logemann  2. Lessons and cautionary tales from the past: Building bridges from migration history to Europeanness Leslie Page Moch  3. Where and when was Europe? Europeanness and its relationship to migration Kiran Klaus Patel  4. Italian Americans in the ‘Bocce Belt’: ‘Old World’ memories and ‘New World’ identities Laura A. Miller  5. Gender and identity in exile: A European émigré in social work Barbara Louis  6. Belonging, beyond the nation: The significance and meaning of European identity for Latin American-origin youth in Spain Jessica Sperling  7. Transnational highly skilled Finnish migrants in Europe: Choosing one’s identity Saara Koikkalainen

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Biography

Jan Logemann is a Research Fellow at the German Historical Institute in Washington D.C., USA, and project coordinator of Transatlantic Perspectives: Europe in the Eyes of European Immigrants to the United States. His research focuses on transatlantic comparisons, the role of European immigrants in transatlantic exchanges, as well as on the development of mass consumer societies in the twentieth century.

Donna Gabaccia is a professor of history at the University of Minnesota, USA. She is a leading migration historian and a noted specialist in women’s immigration history. Her work has focused on Italian-American migration to the U.S., food and ethnicity, as well as on global and transnational migrations.

Sally Gregory Kohlstedt is a professor of history of science and technology at the University of Minnesota, USA. Her research focuses on analyzing the ways in which science intersects with culture, recognizing that much social change in recent centuries has been influenced by science and technology and that the issues that arise in science are often connected to contemporary social and economic forces.