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Peas and queues

If she has kids, they will adopt not her speech but the speech of their British school friends. If you come from an immigrant family, you’ll know how that works. Read more

The Languages of Migration

Emily Miller, Education Officer at the Migration Museum Project How does the language we use to talk about migration and migrants affect our views on migration? This is the question that Michael Rosen dug into in the Migration Museum Project’s inaugural annual lecture at the London School of Economics and Political Science last week.  … Read more

Making Histories

Emily Miller, Education Officer at the Migration Museum Project ‘To start, I am going to tell you a load of lies,’ states dynamic, young Channel 4 presenter Nel Hedayat to the 70 young historians gathered in the House of Commons to share the results of their involvement in the Runnymede Trust’s ‘Making Histories’ project, with… Read more

The price of emancipation

Emily Miller, Education Officer at the Migration Museum Project Recent films and the media storm around them prove that the horrors of slavery continue to loom in our collective consciousness. A chapter in our history, at least in its transatlantic form, we are glad to have closed. Or have we? What if we discovered that… Read more