Category Diaspora

Remembering Genocide in the Cambodian Diaspora

 by Elisa Sandri  ‘As the body moves where then does memory live?’ – Katharya Um For many Cambodians, the wounds of the genocide are still open and hurting. Virtually everyone in the country was affected, to varying degrees, by the brutality of the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s. Still to this day, reconciliation remains an […]

Deportation, Punishment and Everyday Life

by Ines Hasselberg **Originally posted at University of Oxford website** The UK Borders Act 2007 allows for foreign-nationals sentenced to 12 months or more of imprisonment to be automatically served with a deportation order because it’s deemed conducive to the public good. In the context of the increasing and, I dare say, normalised use of […]