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Title: The impact of diasporas: markers of identity INTRODUCTION
Authors: Story, Joanna
Walker, I.
First Published: 14-Dec-2015
Publisher: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Citation: Ethnic and Racial Studies, 2016, 39 (2), pp. 135-141 (7)
Abstract: In 2010, the Leverhulme Trust made two Research Programme Grant awards to teams working on the ‘Impact of Diasporas’. Eleven projects grouped within the Oxford Diasporas Programme at the University of Oxford have drawn on multiple disciplines to examine themes as diverse as diaspora engagement in war-torn societies, diaspora engagement policies, and stateless diasporas, and have worked in field locations from New Orleans and Kenya, to London and Sri Lanka. In contrast, the work of the research team based at the University of Leicester has concentrated on the impact of diasporas in the distant past on Britain, with a particular emphasis on the first millennia BCE/CE. That interdisciplinary programme brings the skills of historians, archaeologists, linguists, social psychologists, and geneticists to seven distinct projects to challenge disciplinary boundaries and develop a new understanding about the impact of deep time diasporas on the formulation of identities in Britain, past and present.
DOI Link: 10.1080/01419870.2016.1105999
ISSN: 0141-9870
eISSN: 1466-4356
Embargo on file until: 14-Jun-2017
Version: Post-print
Status: Peer-reviewed
Type: Journal Article
Rights: Copyright © 2015, Taylor & Francis (Routledge). All rights reserved. This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Taylor & Francis in Ethnic and Racial Studies on 14 Dec 2015, available online:
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