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1 Introduction. Global Mobilities.

Part I: Frameworks: Theory, Practice, and Policy
2 Museums, Refugees, and Collaborative Social Transformation.
3 European Museums in an Age of Migrations: Twelve Propositions for Twenty-First Century Museums.

Part II: Histories of exiles, refugees, and expatriates
4 Forgotten by History: Refugees, Historians, and Museums in Britain.
5 Exhibiting Fraught Histories of Migrations: Museums in Elmina, Ghana.
6 Migration Histories, the Past, and the Politics of Memory at Robben Island.
7 "A Safeguard Against Oblivion": Memorializing French Algeria in the Centre de
Documentation des Francais d'Algerie.

Part III: Museums Interpret Emigration and Immigration
8 Polish History, the Polish Diaspora, and the Emigration Museum in Gdynia.
9 The Polish Museum of America: Shaping Cultural Identity.
10 Displaying the Diversity of Community History at Hackney Museum.
11 Restoring and Utilizing the Past: The Shanghai Jewish Refugees Museum.
12 Visitors' Opinions on the Inclusion of Migrants in Museum Exhibitions: Migrant and
Non-Migrant Communities in Greece.
13 Occupying the Immigration Museum: The Sans Papiers of Paris at the Site of Their
National Representation.
14 Longing and Belonging: The Representation of Immigrant Communities in Canadian
15 Settling In: Cross-Cultural Engagement at the Oregon Jewish Museum.

Part V: Archives, Digital Collections, and Libraries.
16 Expanding the Boundaries of History: The Expatriate Archive Centre.
17 Beyond Museums: Multicultural Material Heritage Archives in Australia.
18 "Photo Seeks Family": Digitization, Visual Repatriation, and Performative Memory
19 Libraries and Museums in Norway: Promoting Integration in the Land of Gender

Part VI: Case Studies
20 The "Isle of Home" is Always on Your Mind: Subjectivity and Space at Ellis
Island Museum.
21 Residues of Border Control.
22. California Modernism, European Emigre Artists, and the Summer Sessions at
Mills College in Oakland, California.
23 Thank You for Coming: Notes on Labels, Language, and Living a Life.
24 "I Will Freely Circulate in the Intermediate Space": Cahun and Moore's Resistance
to Gender and National Boundaries.
25 Conclusion: Tomorrow's Heritage of Migration

About the Author

Amy K. Levin was Chair of English at Northern Illinois University, USA, where she also directed the Women's Studies Program and coordinated Museum Studies. She began a new career as an independent scholar in January 2016, researching and teaching on race, class, and gender in museums.

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