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Europe's New Kulturbürger? Chinese Migrants in Search of a Pure Land

Title
Europe's New Kulturbürger? Chinese Migrants in Search of a Pure Land
Speaker(s)
Speaker: Professor Pál Nyiri # Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
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Date and Time
29th Mar 2019 15:00 - 29th Mar 2019 17:00
Location
Seminar Room 1, Chrystal Macmillan Building
URL
http://www.san.ed.ac.uk/events/research_seminars/2018_2019/europes_new_kulturburger_chinese_migrants_in_search_of_a_pure_land

Why have more than 10 thousand well-to-do Chinese moved to Hungary, a country nowadays known for its campaign against immigration and conflicts with the European Union, in the past five years? This talk suggests they have done so in pursuit of a European lifestyle, and that Hungary's policy of excluding refugees corresponds to Chinese ideas of a pure, authentic Europe.

Nyiri