Tag Archives: exhibition

A Privileged Past: British Migrants in Post-War Australia

A modest exhibition at Melbourne’s Immigration Museum poses a fairly simple question: do some immigrants have it easier than others? The answer is yes, though few if any immigrants would describe their experiences as easy. But the exhibition also encourages visitors to consider a more profound question: should some immigrants have it easier than others? […]

How a Cultural Institution Can Shape Receptivity in a New Immigrant Destination

The news media and broader discourse has recently featured the concept of receptivity toward migrants and refugees more prominently—as my colleagues here at The Migrationist have described here, here, here, here, and here. The recent spotlight on refugees arriving in Europe has sparked debate among European countries as to just how welcoming Europe should and […]