Syrians finding hope in Germany and the Netherlands; an in-depth comparative account of life histories and personal encounters with northern European welfare states.

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Based on fieldwork in Syria, Turkey, Germany and the Netherlands and a unique personal 20-year old ethnographic film archive, this paper traces life histories of Syrian refugees and documents their experiences encountering people, institutions and customs of German and Dutch welfare states.

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  • Social Sciences Interdisciplinary

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  • Syria, Syrian Refugees, Welfare States, Europe, Lifehistory, Anthropology, ethnographic film
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes
EventEuropean Association of Social Anthropologists - Stockholm, Sweden
Duration: 2018 Aug 142018 Aug 17

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ConferenceEuropean Association of Social Anthropologists
CountrySweden
CityStockholm
Period2018/08/142018/08/17

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