Some of the original Welsh settlers in Patagonia who arrived on the Mimosa and are pictured here around 1890.

How the Welsh Preserved Their Language and Culture in Patagonia

A Look at Argentina’s Patagonian Welsh Communities Buenos Aires, Argentina’s sprawling Atlantic metropolis, captivates visitors with its blend of French, Italian, and Spanish architecture and cuisine. Patagonia, in contrast, hosts a more unusual culture in its vast and once barren … Continue reading How the Welsh Preserved Their Language and Culture in Patagonia

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Anthropology: Migration and Its Impact on Psychosocial Well-Being Among Immigrants

Today there are more people on the move than ever before. It is one of the most visible and significant aspects of globalization. The phenomenon of migration has been studied by Anthropologists since the 1950s. Anthropologists focus on how societies … Continue reading Anthropology: Migration and Its Impact on Psychosocial Well-Being Among Immigrants

Anthropology: Exploring the Increase in Poland’s Public Acceptance of Migrants

As the world grows less accepting of migrants, with a number of European Union countries topping the list of the less-accepting countries in the world, Poland’s attitudes towards migrants are improving. In recent years, Poland has experienced the highest levels … Continue reading Anthropology: Exploring the Increase in Poland’s Public Acceptance of Migrants

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Anthropology: Sociocultural Issues Surrounding the Mexico-United States Border

Defining Borders What is a border? This question can’t be answered straightforwardly, as the border has different meanings for different people (Balibar, 2012, p. 79). A border is formally defined as a line that separates two political or geographical areas, … Continue reading Anthropology: Sociocultural Issues Surrounding the Mexico-United States Border

A demonstration in Sweden in solidarity with refugees seeking asylum in Europe after fleeing their home countries, September 2015.

Anthropology: Resignation Syndrome Among Children of Asylum Seekers in Sweden

Sweden is a country located in Northern Europe. It borders Norway and Finland and shares maritime borders with Denmark, Germany, Poland, Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. Historically, Sweden rose from economic backwardness and poverty into a highly developed post-industrial society … Continue reading Anthropology: Resignation Syndrome Among Children of Asylum Seekers in Sweden

Refugee Crisis in Venezuela

Refugee Crisis, Political Predicament, and Current Conditions in Venezuela

Venezuela, a nation situated at the northern end of South America, is facing a serious humanitarian crisis at the moment. The refugee crisis in Venezuela is one of many adversities that the country is faced with. The economy of the … Continue reading Refugee Crisis, Political Predicament, and Current Conditions in Venezuela