Centre for Research in Communication and Culture

Research themes

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Migrations and Nations

Understanding the future of our societies and how we can live together in diverse communities.

This broad research group is characterised by a common interest in studying processes, discourses and practices of migration, nation and exclusion/inclusion.

National imaginaries

Dr Marco Antonsich talks about his current research which focuses on answering the following question - if the population changes due to international migration does our idea of the nation change?

The theme addresses grand challenges of the contemporary societies on the intersections of migration and nation:

1) How are contemporary political and socio-economic conjunctures shaped by global migration processes and flows including: 

2) How and why do migration-related forces increasingly bring together and / or fragment contemporary societies and communities, including:

3) What does it mean to be a migrant in the twenty-first century?

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