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CfP (Conference): Migrant Historiography: A Conference Marking the Contribution of Colin Holmes University of Southampton, 5 and 6 September 2016

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Migrant Historiography: A Conference Marking the Contribution of Colin Holmes 

University of Southampton

5 and 6 September 2016

Britain has largely been in denial of its migrant past - it is often suggested that the arrivals after 1945 represent a new phenomenon and not the continuation of a much longer and deeper trend. There is also an assumption that Britain is a tolerant country towards minorities that distinguishes itself from the rest of Europe and beyond.

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