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Diasporas, Migration and Identities,www.diasporas.ac.uk (Information about the research that informed the Moving People, Changing Places website with full details of publications and links to projects).

The Migration Observatory, http://www.migrationobservatory.ox.ac.uk/ (Independent, authoritative, evidence-based analysis of data on migration and migrants in the UK).

Centre of Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), http://www.compas.ox.ac.uk/home/welcome/.

Sussex Centre for Migration Research, http://www.sussex.ac.uk/migration/publications.

Moving Here, http://www.movinghere.org.uk/ (A website that explores, records and illustrates why people came to England over the last 200 years and what their experiences were and continue to be).

Migration Museum Project, http://www.migrationmuseum.org/.

International Organisation for Migration, http://www.iom.ch/jahia/Jahia/lang/en/pid/1 (an intergovernmental organisation involved in policy and research on migration).

Forced Migration, http://www.forcedmigration.org/ (a wide range of resources on forced migration).

The Runnymede Trust, http://www.runnymedetrust.org/ (an independent race equality think tank).


Kim Knott and Seán McLoughlin (eds), Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities (Zed Books, 2010) (including essays on the following key concepts: exile, home, slavery, migration, transnationalism, nation, ethnicity and community, multiculturalism and citizenship, post-coloniality, hybridity, cosmopolitanism, creolization, complex diasporas).

Stephen Castles and Mark J. Miller, The Age of Migration: International Population Movements in the Modern World (Guilford Press, 2009, fourth edition).
Robin Cohen, Global Diasporas: An Introduction (Routledge, 2008, second edition).
Richard Jenkins, Social Identity: Key Ideas (Routledge, 2008, third edition).
Khalid Koser, International Migration: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2007).
Stephanie Lawler, Identity: Sociological Perspectives (Polity, 2007).
Steven Vertovec, Transnationalism: Key Ideas (Routledge, 2009).
Diaspora: A Journal of Transnational Studies
Avtar Brah, Cartographies of Diaspora: Contesting Identities (Routledge, 1996).
Gideon Calder, Phillip Cole and Jonathan Seglow (eds) Citizenship Acquisition and National Belonging: Migration and Membership in the UK and Beyond (Palgrave 2011).
Equality and Human Rights Commission, http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/
Equality and Human Rights Commission, Gypsies and Travellers: Simple Solutions for Living Together (2009), http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/uploaded_files/gypsies_and_travellers.pdf
Gill Valentine, Living with difference in Europe, http://www.geog.leeds.ac.uk/projects/livedifference/index.html.


Robert Winder, Bloody Foreigners: The Story of Immigration to Britain (Abacus, 2005).
Patrick Manning, Migration in World History (Routledge, 2005).
Robert J. C. Young, Postcolonialism: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2003).
The Real Histories Directory, http://www.realhistories.org.uk/

Black Romans
Mike Ibeji, An overview of Roman Britain (BBC History), http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/questions_01.shtml
A Long Way from Home: Diaspora Communities in Roman Britain,
Stephany Leach, Hella Eckardt, Carolyn Chenery, Gundula Müldner and Mary Lewis, ‘A “lady” of York: migration, ethnicity and identity in Roman York”, Antiquity 84, 2010, 131-145.
Caroline Lawrence blog: http://flavias.blogspot.com/2010/03/ivory-bangle-lady-my-story.html
Divya Tolia-Kelly, An Archaeology of Race, http://www.dur.ac.uk/geography/race/ (including an exhibition and teacher resources)

Viking Legacy
Stephen Harding, Mark Jobling and Turi King, Viking DNA: The Wirral and West Lancashire Project (Nottingham University Press 2010).
Viking Age Migration, http://concept.ie/wip/viking/index.html (for research and resources for schools on Viking migrations, including the film ‘Viking Settlers in Ireland’).
Judith Jesch, Viking Women (BBC History), http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/vikings/women_01.shtml
Anna Ritchie, Viking Colonists (BBC History), http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/vikings/colonists_01.shtmlJulian. D. Richards, The Vikings: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2005).

Slavery, Race and Migration
David Richardson, 'Slavery and the Black Atlantic', in Kim Knott and Seán McLoughlin (eds), Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities (Zed Books, 2010).
Hugh Thomas, The Slave Trade: History of the Atlantic Slave Trade 1440-1870 (Phoenix, 2006).
James Walvin, A Short History of Slavery (Penguin, 2007).
Trevor Phillips and Mike Phillips, Windrush: The Irresistable Rise of Multi-racial Britain (HarperCollins 2009).
Ali Rattansi, Racism: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2007).
Claire Alexander, 'Diasporas, race and difference', in Kim Knott and Seán McLoughlin (eds), Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities (Zed Books, 2010).
Terry Fiehn, Slavery: An Unfinished Business (Citizenship Foundation, 2006), http://www.citizenshipfoundation.org.uk/main/resource.php?s324 (a resource pack for Citizenship, History and Religious Education).
Black and Asian Studies Association, http://www.blackandasianstudies.org/
BBC Who Do You Think You Are? http://www.bbc.co.uk/whodoyouthinkyouare/past-stories/

South Asians Making Britain
Rozina Visram, Asians in Britain: 400 Years of History, Pluto Press, 2002.
Roger Ballard (ed), Desh Pardesh: The South Asian Presence in Britain (Hurst, 1994).
N. Ali, V. S. Kalra and S. Sayyid (eds), A Postcolonial People: South Asians in Britain (Hurst, 2006).
Judith Brown, Global South Asians: Introducing the Modern Diaspora (Cambridge University Press, 2006).
Susheila Nasta, 'Making Britain: Visions of home and abroad 1870-1950', http://www8.open.ac.uk/researchprojects/makingbritain/.
'Striking women', http://www.leeds.ac.uk/strikingwomen/.
Ruth Pearson, Sundari Anitha  and Linda McDowell, 'Striking Issues: From Labour Proecess to Industrial Dispute at Grunwick and Gate Gourmet, Industrial Relations Journal 40 (2010).
Marie Gillespie, 'Diasporic creativity: refugee intellectuals, exiled poets and corporate cosmopolitanism at the BBC World Service', in Kim Knott and Seán McLoughlin (eds), Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities (Zed Books, 2010).

Seeking asylum
Samuel Smiles, The Huguenots: Their Settlements, Churches and Industries in England and Ireland, 1867.
Journal of Refugee Studies
Refugee Council (policy and research), http://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/policy.
City of Sanctuary, http://www.cityofsanctuary.org/.
Anthony Good, 'The taking and making of asylum claims: credibility assessments in the British asylum courts.' Keynote Lecture, SOAS, 2009, http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0014/31154/GoodSOAS.pdf.

Fortress Europe
Equality and Human Rights Commission, The UK's New Europeans: Progress and Challenges Five Years After Accession, 2010, http://www.equalityhumanrights.com/uploaded_files/new_europeans.pdf.
Commission for Rural Communities, A8 Migrant Workers in Rural Areas: Briefing Paper, 2007, http://newmigrant.wordpress.com/research/uk-government-reports/.
Drasute Zaronaite and Alona Tirzite, The Dynamics of Migrant Labour in South Lincolnshire (South Holland District Council, 2006), http://www.migrantworker.co.uk/docs/The%20Dynamics%20of%20Migrant%20Labour%20in%20South%20Lincolnshire%20(2).pdf
John Eade, Stephen Drinkwater and Michal Garapich, Class and Ethnicity: Polish Migrants in London (CRONEM, n.d), http://www.surrey.ac.uk/cronem/projects/polish/.


Home and away

Femke Stock, 'Home and memory', in Kim Knott and Seán McLoughlin (eds), Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities (Zed Books, 2010).
Katy Gardner and Kanwal Mand, 'Home and Away', http://www.banglastories.org/home-and-away.html.
Russell King and Anastasia Christou, ‘Cultural geographies of counter-diasporic migration’, Sussex Migration Working Paper No 45, 2008, http://www.diasporas.ac.uk/assets/Cultural%20Geographies%20of%20Counter-Diasporic%20Migration6.pdf.
Russell King and Anastasia Christou (2010) "Imagining ‘home’: Diasporic landscapes of the Greek-German second generation" Geoforum (2010).
Anastasia Christou and Russell King, 'Movements between 'white' Europe and America: Greek migration to the US' in Kim Knott and Seán McLoughlin (eds), Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities (Zed Books, 2010).

Bangla stories
Claire Alexander and Joya Chatterji with the Runnymede Trust, Bangla Stories, http://www.banglastories.org/.
Joya Chatterji, 'New directions in Partition Studies', History Workshop Journal, 2009.
Claire Alexander, 'Making Bengali Brick Lane: Claiming and contesting space in East London', British Journal of Sociology 62:2 (2011).
Claire Alexander, Shahzad Firoz and Joya Chatterji, 'The Bengali diaspora in Britain: a review of the literature', http://www.banglastories.org/uploads/Literature_review.pdf.
John Eade, A. A. Ullah et al, Tales of Three Generations of Bengalis in Britain (Nirmal Committee/CRONEM, 2006).

Muslim diasporas
Seán McLoughlin, 'Muslim travellers: homing desire, the umma and British Pakistanis', in Kim Knott and Seán McLoughlin (eds), Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities, Zed Books, 2010.
BBC Religions, 'Islam: Hajj', http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/islam/practices/hajj_1.shtml.
Haideh Moghissi and Halleh Ghorashi (eds), Muslim Diaspora in the West: Negotiating Gender, Home and Belonging (Ashgate, 2010).
Sophie Gilliat-Ray, Muslims in Britain: An Introduction (Cambridge University Press, 2010). 

British Asian cities
Seán McLoughlin, Ananya Kabir, William Gould and Emma Tomalin, Writing British Asian cities , http://www.leeds.ac.uk/writingbritishasiancities/ (including reading lists on five British Asian cities).

Seán McLoughlin, 'Writing British Asian cities', Contemporary South Asia 17:4 (2009).
Claire Alexander, 'Making Bengali Brick Lane: Claiming and contesting space in East London', British Journal of Sociology 62:2 (2011).
Bradford Heritage Recording Unit: Here to stay: Bradford's South Asian Communities (Bradford Heritage Recording Unit, 1994).
'Bradford voices' (podcast interviews by Irna Qureshi), http://www.leeds.ac.uk/writingbritishasiancities/bradford_voices.htm.
'Manchester voices' (podcast interviews by Irna Qureshi),

Places of refuge
Sandra Dudley, Materialising Exile: material culture and embodied experience among Karenni refugees in Thailand (Berghahn Books, 2010).

Tania Kaiser,  'Social and ritual activity in and out of place: the ‘negotiation of locality’ in a Sudanese Refugee Settlement', Mobilities. Special Issue: ‘Migrant Worlds, Material Cultures’, 3:3 (2008).
Norwegian Refugee Council, 'Refugee camp management and organisation', http://www.nrc.no/camp.
'Sangatte refugee camp, The Guardian, 23 May 2002, http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2002/may/23/immigration.immigrationandpublicservices1.

Rosemary Sales et al, London's Chinatown: Diaspora, Identity and Belonging, 2009, http://www.diasporas.ac.uk/assets/Sales%20working%20paper.pdf.
Christopher Reynolds, 'Insider's tour of San Francisco's Chinatown', Los Angeles Times, 23 March 2007, http://travel.latimes.com/articles/la-trw-chinatown25mar25.
Gregor Benton, Chinatowns (Cultural Spaces), (Routledge, 2011).
Chinatown, London W1, http://www.chinatownlondon.org/

Migrant Manchester
Manchester City Council, Archives and Local Studies, 'The story of Juba Royton', http://www.manchester.gov.uk/info/448/archives_and_local_studies/3359/the_story_of_juba_royton_online_exhibition/.
Julia Maine,
The Jewish Community of the South Manchester Suburb of Didsbury 1891-1914, http://www.webpalette.co.uk/jewishresearch.htm.
Moving Manchester, http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/projects/writersgallery/index.html
Lynne Pearce, Moving Manchester: Mediating Marginalities, http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/projects/movingmanchester/index.htm.


Art identities
Stuart Hall, ‘Black Diaspora Artists in Britain: Three ‘Moments' in Post-war History’, History Workshop Journal 61 (2006).
Andrew Dewdney, Victoria Walsh, David Dibosa, Tate Encounters, http://www.tate.org.uk/research/tateresearch/majorprojects/tate-encounters/
Susan Pui San Lok, Golden, http://susanpuisanlok.wordpress.com/golden/.
Maggie O'Neill and Phil Hubbard, Making the connections, http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/ss/global_refugees/.

Fashioning diaspora space
Philip Crang, Chris Breward, Felix Driver, Rosemary Crill, Helen Scalway, 'Fashioning diaspora space', http://www.vam.ac.uk/page/f/fashioning-diaspora-space/.
Chris Breward, Philip Crang and Rosemary Crill (eds), British Asian Style: Fashion and Textiles, Past and Present (V&A, 2010).
Parminder Bhachu, Dangerous Designs: Fashion, Asian Women and Diaspora (Routledge, 2004).
Emma Tarlo, Visibly Muslim: Bodies of Faith (Berg, 2010)
Emma Tarlo, Clothing Matters: Dress and Identity in India (Hurst, 1996).

Moving music
Jason Toynbee and Byron Dueck (eds), Migrating Music (Routledge 2011).
Jason Toynbee and Farida Vis, 'World Music at the World Service, 1942-2008: Public Diplomacy, Cosmopolitanism, Contradiction', Media, Culture and Society, 32 (2010).
Nadia Kiwan and Ulrike Hanna Meinhof, Cultural Globalization and Music: African Artists in Transnational Networks (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).
Ulrike Meinhof et al, TNMundi: Diaspora as social and cultural practice, http://www.southampton.ac.uk/tnmundi/.
Ulrike Hanna Neinhof, Nadia Kiwan and Marie-Pierre Gibert, 'Transnational musicians' networks across Africa and Europe', in Kim Knott and Seán McLoughlin (eds), Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities (Zed Books, 2010).
Philip Bohlman, World Music: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2002).

Writing and reading diasporas
James Procter, Bethan Benwell, Gemma Robinson, Jackie Kay, Devolving diasporas, http://www.devolvingdiasporas.com/.
Diasporic Scotland database, http://www.devolvingdiasporas.com/database.htm.
James Procter, 'Diasporic readers and the location of reception', in Kim Knott and Seán McLoughlin (eds), Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities (Zed Books, 2010).
Moving Manchester Writers Gallery, http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/projects/writersgallery/index.html.
Yasmin Hussain, Writing Diaspora: South Asian Women, Culture and Ethnicity (Ashgate, 2005).
Susheila Nasta et al, Making Britain: How South Asians Shaped the Nation, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/south-asians-making-britain/pics/lg-mb-database.jpg.
Sean McLoughlin et al, Writing British Asian Cities, http://www.leeds.ac.uk/writingbritishasiancities/
Ananya Jahanara Kabir, 'Diasporas, literature and literary studies', in Kim Knott and Seán McLoughlin (eds), Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities (Zed Books, 2010).

Migration in film
Daniela Berghahn and Claudia Sternberg, Migrant and diasporic cinema in contemporary Europe, www.migrantcinema.net (website includes a bibliography of books and articles about migrant cinema, http://www.migrantcinema.net/bibliography/ and a database of films, http://www.migrantcinema.net/films/).
Daniela Berghahn, Far Flung Families, www.farflungfamilies.net
Daniela Berghahn and Claudia Sternberg (eds), European Cinema in Motion: Migrant and Diasporic Film in Contemporary Europe (Palgrave MacMillan, 2010).
Daniela Berghahn, 'Diasporas, film and cinema', in Kim Knott and Seán McLoughlin (eds), Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities (Zed Books, 2010).

Media, migration and diasporas
Marie Gillespie et al, Tuning In: Diasporic contact zones and the BBC World Service, http://www8.open.ac.uk/researchprojects/diasporas/.
Russell King and Nancy Wood (eds), Media and migration: constructions of mobility and difference (Routledge, 2001).
Karim H. Karim (ed), The Media of Diaspora (Routledge, 2003).
Karim H. Karim, 'Diasporas and media', in Kim Knott and Seán McLoughlin (eds), Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities (Zed Books, 2010).
Victoria Bernal, 'Diasporas and cyberspace', in Kim Knott and Seán McLoughlin (eds), Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities (Zed Books, 2010).
Olga G. Bailey, Myria Georgiou, Ramaswami Harindranath (eds) Transnational lives and the media: re-imagining diaspora (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007).
Myria Georgiou, Diaspora, Identity and the Media (Hampton Press, 2006).

Language and identities
Jayne Beswick, 'Diasporas and language', in Kim Knott and Seán McLoughlin (eds), Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities (Zed Books, 2010).
Vaughan Jones, 'They don't speak English: Language, migration and cohesion', Open Democracy (2010), http://www.opendemocracy.net/5050/vaughan-jones/they-dont-speak-english-language-migration-and-cohesion.
J. Collins, S. Slembrouck, and M. Baynham (eds) Globalization and Language in Contact: scale, migration and communicative practices (Continuum, 2009).
R. Jacobson (ed.), Codeswitching Worldwide (Mouton de Gruyter, 1998).
A. Pavlenko and A. Blackledge (eds), Negotiation of Identities in Multigingual Contexts (Multilingual matters, 2004).

Religion, identity, diaspora
Pnina Werbner and Mark Johnson, Sociality, caring and religious imagination in the Filipino diaspora (Footsteps), http://www.ahrcfootsteps.com/.
Mark Johnson et al, 'Sacred journeys, diasporic lives: sociality and the religious imagination among Filipinos in the Middle East', in Kim Knott and Seán McLoughlin (eds), Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities (Zed Books, 2010).
Sean McLoughlin, ‘Religion and Diaspora’, in J. Hinnells (ed.) Routledge Companion to the Study of Religion (Routledge, 2010, second edition).
Manuel Vasquez, 'Diasporas and religion', in Kim Knott and Seán McLoughlin (eds), Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities (Zed Books, 2010).
R. Stephen Warner and Judith Wittner (eds), Gatherings in Diaspora: Religious Communities and the New Immigration (Temple University Press, 1998).
Harold Coward, Raymond Williams and John Hinnells (eds), The South Asian Religious Diaspora in Britain, Canada and the United States (SUNY Press, 2000).
P. Pratap Kumar (ed), Religious Pluralism in the Diaspora (Brill 2006).

Sport, identity, migration
Kick It Out, http://www.kickitout.org/
Arthur Wharton, www.arthurwharton.com
Kath Woodward and David Goldblatt, 'Sports across diasporas', Tuning In: Diasporic contact zones and the BBC World Service, http://www8.open.ac.uk/researchprojects/diasporas/core-research/sports-across-diasporas.
Kath Woodward, Embodied Sporting Practices: Regulating Bodies: Bodies (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009).
Kath Woodward ‘Here we go-but where? The possibilities of diaspora in the field of Sport’, AHRC, Diasporas Migration Identities, Paper 4 (2006), http://www.diasporas.ac.uk/workingpapers.htm.
Kath Woodward, ‘On and Off the Pitch: Diversity policies and transforming identities?’ CRESC Paper, No 8 (2005), http://www.cresc.ac.uk/publications/workingpapers/wp8_abs.htm.
Joseph Maguire and Mark Falcous (eds), Sport and Migration: Borders, Boundaries and Crossings (Routledge, 2011).
Paul Darby, "‘Out of Africa’: elite football migrations", Journal of Labor and Society (2007).

Every object tells a story
Kate Pahl, Andy Pollard, Zahir Rafiq, Every object tells a story, http://www.everyobjecttellsastory.org.uk/.
Kate Pahl and Jennifer Rowsell, Artifactual Literacies, Teachers College Press, 2010.
BBC and British Museum, A History of the World in 100 Objects, http://www.bbc.co.uk/ahistoryoftheworld/about/british-museum-objects/.
Migration Museum Project and The Guardian, 100 Images of Migration, http://www.migrationmuseum.org/competition/.
Philip Crang, 'Diasporas and material culture', in Kim Knott and Seán McLoughlin (eds), Diasporas: Concepts, Intersections, Identities (Zed Books, 2010).

Migrant foodways
Hansa Dabhi, Hansa's, http://www.hansasrestaurant.com/index.php.
Cheuk Kwan, Chinese restaurants, http://www.chineserestaurants.tv/index.html.
Ben Highmore, 'Alimentary Agents: Food, Cultural Theory, and Multiculturalism', Journal of Intercultural Studies (2008).
Ben Highmore, 'The Taj Mahal in the High Street: The Indian Restaurant as Diasporic Popular Culture in Britain', Food, Culture and Society, 12:1 (2009).
Panikos Panayi, Spicing up Britain: The Multicultural History of British Food (Reaktion Books, 2008).
Sophia Ahmed, 'Chicken tikka masala' in N. Ali, V. S. Kalra and S. Sayyid, A Postcolonial People: South Asians in Britain, Hurst (2006).
Agehananda Bharati, 'The Hindu renaissance and its apologetic patterns', Journal of Asian Studies 29 (1970).