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Paul Flenley

-free travel continued to be delayed (Stratfor, 2016). In some cases, the priorities for the neighbours involve existential threats to the integrity of the state, whether it is the threat from Russia for Ukraine, the existence of frozen conflicts and rogue states in Moldova, Azerbaijan, Armenia and Georgia, or mass migration, terrorism and military coup in the case of Turkey. In these contexts, EU priorities such as human rights and democracy may take second place. There are also differences in economic priorities. In the case of the differences between Russia and the EU

in The European Union and its eastern neighbourhood
The Indian diaspora
Sagarika Dutt

practice Hinduism.’ In Indochina the kingdoms of Fu-nan, Champa, Kambujadesa (Kampuchea),Angkor and Laos were also greatly influenced by Indian culture and civilization. However, mass migration of people from the Indian subcontinent began only in the nineteenth century. Narayan, as well as the RHLCID, notes that the nineteenth and early part of the twentieth centuries witnessed unprecedented emigration of indentured and other labourers, traders, professionals and employees of the British government to the British, French, Dutch and Portuguese colonies in Asia

in India in a globalized world
Cerwyn Moore

armies and leading to the mass migrations of peoples into and out of Kosovo proper. Kosovo has, somewhat obviously, been the site of numerous conflicts.16 More often than not, violence in the region has revolved around the complexities of family and clan rivalries. As Ger Duijzings writes, since living conditions in Kosovo were both harsh and highly competitive, the extended family provided ‘not only a kind of safety net (as is the case in Western Europe), but also a major source of group solidarity and primary defensive-and-attack unit, strictly organised along

in Contemporary violence
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Gatrell Peter

, Latvian and other subjects of the tsar, including German colonists who had been resident in the empire since the time of Catherine the Great.13 Armenian men, women and children in the Ottoman Empire were deported and then murdered, punished for their purported sympathy for the enemy; survivors sought sanctuary on Russian soil.14 These practices opened up a whole series of troubling issues, including the interpretation that contemporaries placed on mass migration. Was the mass movement of refugees to be understood as civilians who simply tried to save their skins? If so

in Europe on the move
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Refugees in Russia, 1914-18
Irina Belova

Empire. Many of the refugees who fled from the western borderlands originated from Grodno and Vilna provinces. For the most part they were ethnically Belarusians, who settled in Kaluga, Tula, Riazan and Orel, although their numbers included Polish and Jewish households. In addition, Ukrainian refugees from Volyn’ and Kholm, as well as Grodno, tended to settle in Kursk and Voronezh. Finally, the mass migration eastwards included German colonists – like everyone else, subjects of the tsar – who were deported to the Russian interior. In addition to official and semi

in Europe on the move
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Displaced persons in the Italian linguistic space during the First World War
Marco Mondini and Francesco Frizzera

economic restrictions, they v 184 v Displaced persons in the Italian linguistic space were seen as rivals for food, and potential competitors for local work. In Naples, Macerata and Umbria, refugees were publicly accused of causing a food shortage and soaring prices; words sometimes led to blows which the authorities had difficulty in calming.20 There was also cultural antagonism. Caporetto caused the first mass migration in the Italian peninsula and, standard Italian being in limited use, there were problems of communication especially among women and the older

in Europe on the move
David Curran

terms of advancing UK national interests. ‘What happens in Somalia’, Cameron said, ‘if it’s a good outcome, it’s good for Britain, it means less terrorism, less migration, less piracy; ditto South Sudan’ (Mason, 2015 ). Moreover, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon, stated in 2016 that ‘it’s part of our effort to tackle the instability that leads to mass migration and terrorism. It will help keep Britain safe while improving lives abroad’ (Ministry of Defence, 2016b ). Terrorism also plays a significant role in the UK Government’s justification for the deployment of up

in Britain and Africa in the twenty-first century
The Conservative Party and Africa from opposition to government
Danielle Beswick

had made between UK aid and humanitarian assistance overseas, and ‘reducing the pressures of mass migration’ (Patel, 2016 ). It also highlighted Britain’s leadership role in development, citing the Ebola response as a case where ‘it fell to the UK, the USA and others to grip the situation’ ( ibid .). The second bilateral aid review, delayed and later finalised by Patel following her appointment, signalled an intention to focus on Africa’s ‘arc of instability’, and the promotion of private sector investment (Department for International

in Britain and Africa in the twenty-first century
"On the political passions in Europe and America and their implications for Transatlantic History"
Charles S. Maier

Asia, but rather the transformation of individuals through politics and ideology. Single-minded political commitment had withered human sensibilities. ‘Hearts with one purpose alone/ Through summer and winter seem/ Enchanted to a stone/ To trouble the living stream … Minute by minute they live:/ The stone’s in the midst of all.// Too long a sacrifice/ Can make a stone of the heart.’ 3 Atlantic History, then, is not just the narrative of Western values. It is a history of stormy weather: revolutions, wars, mass

in The TransAtlantic reconsidered
Open Access (free)
Sarah Roddy

and religious change – and aims to provide fresh insight into both. There is a reasonable popular assumption that Irish emigration on a significant scale began only in the nineteenth century. Many regard the Great Famine as Ireland’s mass migration ‘year zero’, while others might be aware that the economic slump after the end of the Napoleonic wars in 1815 prompted consistent outward movement. Although there is some truth to both points, emigration from Ireland before 1815 was by no means negligible, and each of the three major churches in Ireland consequently had

in Population, providence and empire