Ann: a conference in Leuven, 15-16 May
Families, Constructions of Foreignness and Migration in 20th century Western Europe
KU Leuven, Belgium, May 15-16 2008
This conference aims at comparing policies, perceptions and experiences with regard to family and migration in twentieth century Western Europe. It will discuss how family figured in political and cultural constructions of foreignness in the past century, as well as how these policies and stereotypes shaped and were shaped by family-related strategies, experiences and identities of migrants or their relatives. A selection of the conference proceedings will be published in History of the Family. An International Quarterly.