Calls for submissions

Closed: Immigrant legacies: The little things in the suitcase’ (August 2020)

When a person moves, along with them comes a particular understanding of what ‘home’ means and the objects, crafts and cultural expressions that it entails. From cooking to singing nursery rhymes to celebrating rites of passage, ‘transplanted’ traditions are the crystallisation of a bond that stretches not only back in time, but also far in space. This edition will explore the ‘little things’ that define the cultural legacies passed down by immigrants and their communities, the dynamics of transfer, rejection, and hybridisation, and the journeys of crafts and traditions throughout history.

This call for submissions is already closed. You can read the full version here.

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Beside the proposed topic, we are also keen on receiving pieces that analyse current news about migration and (im)mobility, or reflect on cultural production related to these topics. Articles should address a broad audience, made of experts and non-experts, and should be originally written in English or Spanish.

If you are interested in proposing a submission, please send us a short abstract no longer than 250 words via email to:

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