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Suzanne M. Sinke: Categorically Acceptable: Exploring State Policies of Migration and Marriage in Transatlantic Space

This paper explores the interaction of European and US laws relating to marriage across borders in the twentieth century, and how that reflected conflicting attitudes towards family formation and national belonging. Specifically it utilizes U.S. immigration law, U.S. military policies, and U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service cases related to marriage…

Dani Kranz: Foreign Europeans in a Post-Colonial Context: The Entanglement of Inclusion and Exclusion on Macro-, Meso-, and Micro Levels of non-Jewish, Foreign Spouses and Partners of Israeli Jews in Israel

Exogamous relationships tap into multiple tensions across various levels. On a micro level these can occur within the family and the direct social surrounding. On the meso level of the executive – that is the legalese applying level of bureaucracy – raw areas can find their expression in the habitus…

Irene Messinger: Marriage of Convenience as a Way Into Exile – Unusual and Unequal Partner Relationship in Exile

Little is known about the phenomena of marriage of convenience during the Nazi era. These marriages allowed persecuted women to flee from the Third Reich to a country of exile, to ensure their stay there or to prevent deportation or internment, by marrying a foreign national for papers only. Often…

Adrienne L. Edgar: “Children of Mixed Marriage in Soviet Central Asia: Dilemmas of Identity and Belonging”

This paper investigates ethnic and racial identities in the Soviet Union through the lens of interethnic intimacy.  Soviet authorities consistently celebrated mixed marriages as proof of the unbreakable “friendship of nations” and as a sign of the imminent emergence of a Soviet people.  Nevertheless, the offspring of mixed families found…

The Equation of Islam and Terror: Media, Public Opinion and Muslim Voices

To know what is going on around the world, one need only check the bulletin. Media influences the public opinion and is designated to keep the world informed on what is happening. Media is expected to show an unbiased and clear picture of current incidents,1 but no one knows whether…

Short presentation of the (conference) Blog

Beim ICARUS-Meeting “Archival cooperation and community building in the Digital Age” 27.-29. April 2015, in der Erzabteil des Klosters Břevnov, Prag CZ, wurde auf der Generalversammlung am 27. April, 9:00, das Blog “En route to a shared Identity. Sources on the history of Central Europe in the Digital Age” vorgestellt.…

Short presentation of the (conference) Blog

Beim ICARUS-Meeting “Archival cooperation and community building in the Digital Age” 27.-29. April 2015, in der Erzabteil des Klosters Břevnov, Prag CZ, wurde auf der Generalversammlung am 27. April, 9:00, das Blog “En route to a shared Identity. Sources on the history of Central Europe in the Digital Age” vorgestellt.…
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