Accepted Paper:

Thick description for thick walls. Multiple displacements experiences accross Montevideo Old City frontiers.  

Author:

Karina Boggio (Udelar)

Paper short abstract:

The present paper explores experiences of multiple displacement of transantional immigrants accross the Old City of Montevideo, Uruguay, based on ethnographic research.

Paper long abstract:

The present paper explores experiences of multiple displacement of transantional immigrants accross the Old City of Montevideo, Uruguay, focusing on peruvian families. It is based on ethnographic research. It considers the experience and the diverse meanings of migration of immigrants who live in Old City as the result of a trajectory of different migratory movements. Data was collected during a long-term ethnography of the Old City of Montevideo immigrant communities and interethnic relations. Ethnographic project 2013-2016: Etnopolis. Identity negotiations in Ciudad Vieja, Montevideo. The paper analyzes the negotiation of frontiers and how hospitality is produced accross the Old City thick walls.

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Moving and moving again: embodied identifications along multiple trajectories