Going Places: Slovenian Women's Stories on Migration

University Of Akron Press

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Synopsis: Going Places is a narrative of a century of Slovenian Women's immigration stories. The book traces the migration of these Eastern European women to several destinations including Argentina, Egypt, Italy, and the United States. The research has been carefully culled from the subjects' letters, personal diaries, and oral interviews. What results is a story that covers the span of three or four generations.The book highlights in biography the story of identity under construction. Each woman's identity surpasses ethnic, national identity or belonging, but at the same time, contains different elements of identity transformation at different stages of the narrator's life. As one participant said, While their suitcases may be light with personal belongings, their stamina, strength and determination and emotional commitment would sink a battleship.

About the Author: Mirjam Milharcic Hladnik is a senior research fellow at the Slovenian Migration Institute at the Scientific Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts in Ljubljana. She is also an associate professor at the University of Ljubljana and University of Nova Gorica and visiting professor at the University of Oldenburg and University of Stavanger. Jernej Mleku┼ż has an MA in geography from the University of Ljubljana. He has a PhD in intercultural studies, studies of comparative ideas, and cultures from the University of Nova Gorica. Since 1999 he has been working at the Slovenian Migration Institute.

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Publication Date: 2013
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