Maria Rubin explores to what extent Russian diaspora literature has produced a mere clone of metropolitan Russian literature, or an alternative cultural formation. Continue reading Diaspora and Homeland: Alternative Worlds of Russian Literature?
Mette Louise Berg lays out some of the SOLIDARITIES project’s initial findings about migrant experiences of dispersal and waiting. Continue reading ‘We are also human just like you’ — dispersal and waiting in the asylum system
Dr Anna Hoare writes about her work on Mapping the Histories of London’s Travellers. Continue reading Mapping the Histories of London’s Travellers
In this blog post, Myriam Hunter-Henin, Reader in Law and Religion and Comparative Law at UCL and EI Fellow, analyses the French anti-separatism bill in light of the legal history of laïcite in France. A new chapter on the troubled interactions between religion and Republican values has opened in France. On April 12, 2021, the French Senate, with a sound majority of 208 votes for … Continue reading From Separation to Anti-Separatism: Divides and Divisiveness of the French Vivre Ensemble
Mie Astrup Jensen is an ESRC-funded PhD Candidate at the Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, UCL. She explores how the negative perceptions around being religious and LGBTQ+ is being broken down by developments that are making religious spaces and LGTBQ+ groups more inclusive. Continue reading In God’s image: LGBTQ+ Jews in England