Tag Archives: diaspora

Diaspora as Anti-Politics: the case of Rwanda

The M23 Rebellion

Kicking off our new series on the politics of (im)mobility, Will Jones explores why the Rwandans that he spoke with were so reluctant to refer to themselves as members of the diaspora. Will is a Departmental Lecturer in Forced Migration at the Refugee Studies Centre. He works with Alexander Betts on the project ‘The Nation […]

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Eritrea’s diaspora and its discontents

Photo Nicole Hirt

In recent years, Eritrea’s diaspora has provided substantial economic support to its government and its citizens in the form of tax and economic remittances. However, the patience of this diverse group is coming to an end and its purse strings are getting tighter. Nicole Hirt explores why. Nicole is a senior researcher associated with the GIGA German […]

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