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TITLE Migration and Transcultural Identities   ICICE.pdf (796.9 KB)
Document ID LIB237
Document type Scientific experts report/advice
Issue date 01/10/2004
Original language of the document English
Document produced by European Science Foundation
Scientific domains
Policy domains
  • Security policy
  • Social affairs

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Short description  The aim of the ESF Forward Looks is to assess the likely direction research will take in the future and to enable Europe’s scientific community to develop medium- to long-term views and analyses of research developments in multidisciplinary topics.
The Forward Look Reports seek to bring together scientific foresight and national and European
planning for research funding with the purpose of:
- guiding funding agencies and member organisations in planning their resources to meet possible future demand; for example, for new facilities, infrastructure
- developing cooperation and coordination between national agencies
- informing the European Commission and the ESF itself

Abstract (focusing on the key recommendations)  Since the beginning of time men and women have migrated, and migration has always entailed multiple affiliations and identities. Having diverse affiliations has had different consequences and meanings throughout history. For example, being of “mixed” origin was a positive thing for Montaigne (1533-92), for whom a decent person was a multicultural one: “un honnête homme est un homme mêlé”. At other ...

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