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Cookies are Not Accepted - New York Times. Lost at Sea: The Dangers of Emigration. The loss of the emigrant ship William & Mary made news around the world not once but twice in 1853.

Lost at Sea: The Dangers of Emigration

First, when her captain reported the vessel lost before his eyes in the Bahamas with the death of over 200 passengers left on board; then, again, when the truth emerged – a tale of abandonment, desperation and the help of a salvage schooner and its crew. The William & Mary left Liverpool for New Orleans on March 24th, 1853 with 208 Scottish, Irish, English and Dutch passengers on board. This was the first time the ship had taken people instead of cargo across the Atlantic and the captain and crew, despite their initial charm towards potential customers, were completely out of their depth.

The historians’ view: How noble is Europe’s tradition of welcoming refugees? To what extent can Britain and Germany’s responses to the migrant crisis be explained by similar episodes in the past?

The historians’ view: How noble is Europe’s tradition of welcoming refugees?

Two historians offer their perspectives... This article was first published in the November 2015 issue of BBC History Magazine Monday 13th February 2017 Submitted by: BBC History Magazine. Theconversation. Picture a refugee child, and you probably think of a very young girl or boy.

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You may be haunted by the images of three-year-old Syrian refugee Aylan Kurdi, whose tiny lifeless body washed up on a Turkish beach in 2015. U.S. Immigration in Pictures: People Affected by 1917 Law. It was 100 years ago this Sunday, on Feb. 5, 1917, that the U.S passed what was at the time the nation's strictest-ever regulation of immigration.

U.S. Immigration in Pictures: People Affected by 1917 Law

And there's a reason why the 1917 Immigration Act goes by many names, like the Literacy Act and the Asiatic Barred Zone Act. It changed the state of American immigration in the 1910s, the decade represented in the photos seen here—though the rules would get even more restrictive in the years to come. Sur la route… de la Retirada. La photo aurait pu être prise en 2016 à la frontière entre Syrie et Turquie; sur l'île de Lesbos, ou encore dans un camp de réfugiés au Liban.

Sur la route… de la Retirada

Des hommes et des femmes, des enfants, un bébé, regroupés derrière une chaîne. Tous les regards tournés vers l'autre côté. Holocaust Remembrance and Twitter's 'St. Louis' Manifest Bot. The idea had been brewing for a while, but it only took a few hours to turn it into a reality.

Holocaust Remembrance and Twitter's 'St. Louis' Manifest Bot

That's how Russel Neiss, 33, explains the genesis of the Twitter account St. Louis Manifest, which on Friday tweeted the names of passengers on the St. Louis, a ship full of refugees from the Holocaust that was infamously turned away from the United States and Cuba in 1939. As TIME reported back then, the liner bore 937 German-Jewish refugees who believed they would be able to disembark in Cuba and from there come to the United States; arriving in the waters off Florida, they found that almost all of the passengers would be barred from landing in Cuba, and that the nearby U.S. would not take them in either. The St. Log In. The Statue of Liberty Is Turning 130. Here’s Its History in 90 Seconds. The Long History of Hostility toward Refugees. We hear a great deal about refugees these days: about how countries should be doing more to help those in flight, or doing more to protect themselves.

The Long History of Hostility toward Refugees

This polarizing debate is not new. A propos de la carte "Migrants aux portes de l'Europe" 1919-1939 : réfugiés et apatrides. Le désarroi menace les esprits les plus sagaces, les tempéraments les plus ouverts, les caractères les plus généreux devant le formidable défi que pose aujourd’hui la vague de réfugiés qu’il nous revient d’affronter.

1919-1939 : réfugiés et apatrides

Défi économique, défi politique, défi moral. Donc il est urgent d’aller quérir dans le passé les précédents qui peuvent être de semblable nature, dans l’espoir qu’ils nous informent sur les émotions provoquées et les solutions élaborées, cahin caha, chez les générations qui nous ont précédés. J’ai choisi de braquer l’attention, ce matin, sur le moment de l’entre-deux-guerres. Dzovinar Kévonian, maître de conférences à l’université de Paris-Ouest-Nanterre-la-Défense, s’affirme depuis quelques temps comme une spécialiste avisée de la diplomatie humanitaire dans les années vingt et trente, sur laquelle ses travaux jettent une lumière neuve.

J’ai donc souhaité vous en faire profiter. Programmation sonore : - Interview de Joseph Kessel par Paul Guimard, le 6 avril 1956. - B. How the Technology Industry Is Helping Refugees. A growing number of people are using computer software and other technology to support the needs of immigrants worldwide.

How the Technology Industry Is Helping Refugees

Many of these people already work in the technology industry. Some observers are calling this new movement digital humanitarianism. Over the past two years, VOA and other media have been reporting on the immigration crisis in Europe. Many of these immigrants are coming from the Middle East and Africa. They are looking for safety and a better quality of life. Déracinés - Les élucubrations de @lvighier. Calais: 1816-2016. ‘A Specimen of French “Fraternité” – English Labourers Driven Out of France’Calais, 2016.

Calais: 1816-2016

The word resonates as a symbol of the migrants’ tragedy. In the ‘Jungle’, located near the town and currently being demolished, thousands of Afghans, Syrians, Iraqis, men and women from Africa, Asia and the Middle East have been waiting in appalling conditions for opportunities to cross the Channel. Histoire des migrants (1/4) : Migrer, migrants, à chacun sa migration. Un habitant sur sept sur terre est un migrant. A partir de ce constat la Fabrique de l'Histoire essayera de comprendre les enjeux actuels et passés liés aux migrations. Même si certains souhaiteraient l'oublier, tout dans l'actualité de ce matin nous rappelle ce qu'on a appelé pudiquement "la crise des migrants. Depuis l'annonce du démantèlement de la jungle de Calais à la défaite électorale du parti d'Angela Merkel dans le Mecklembourg-Poméranie.

De la renaissance temporaire ce week-end du théâtre antique de Délos pour la création fugace d'un "Hécube" d'Euripide sur fond de crise des réfugiés au prix remis par le festival "Visa pour l'image" au photographe grec de l'AFP Aris Messinis, qui a suivi les migrants arrivant dans l'île de Lesbos. Ce matin nous vous parlons de stratégies ou de projet migratoire avec deux historiennes et des représentations de l'exil sous la révolution française avec un historien d'art.

The Immigration Museum that Pretended We’d Always Treated Immigrants with Kindness. Jennifer Young is a public historian and writer in New York City. Image courtesy the Cooper Hewitt Museum. Glogin?URI= To save articles or get newsletters, alerts or recommendations – all free. Refugee crises, then and now.