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#478 Civic and Political Contribution of the Remigrants in Central East European Countries

After the Collapse of Communism many Central East European countries experienced large migration of their citizens to West European countries with deep-rooted democracies. A possible assumption is that emigrants adopt civic norms, values and practices prevailing in those countries and...
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#461 Transnational return and the development of new mobilities

In the current paper I analyze the development of various forms of transnational return taking place in several multiethnic communities of Transylvanian, Romania. They involve a particular group of migrants, the Romanian Germans, who moved to Germany during communism and...
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#444 Permanent traces of temporary residents? Explorations into a current migration phenomenon in Croatia

The year 2020, under the impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic and mobility-constraining lockdown regimes all over the world, brought in the Croatian context a noteworthy counter-dynamics of increased flexibilization to light: transnationally mobile people who temporarily settle in a...
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#407 Sensemaking of "making the change": Social Remittances of High-skilled Remigrants in Lithuania

Governmental, non-governmental organisations, and their multilateral initiatives in Lithuania have recently begun to discuss the actual and potential contribution of high-skilled remigrants to making the change in their home country by bringing ‘good practices’. Several programs were established and dedicated...
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#376 Factors for enacting of social remittances of migrants ‘returning with resources‘. The case of Lithuania

Contemporary pattern of Lithuanian out-migration could be seen as transnational livelihood/lifestyle crossing nation-state borders but still involved in transnational relationality/reciprocity with migrant’s immediate family and friends staying in homeland. Such relationality effects on motivation for remigration and goes along with...
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#341 Small-scale entrepreneurship among return migrants in Romania

The study examines pathways towards entrepreneurship among Romanian return migrants. The general context is provided by the unprecedented two-way migration between Romania and other European countries and an increased heterogeneity in terms of motivations for emigration and return migration as...
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#328 Few successful, many mobiles. Transnational return, ongoing mobility, and social differentiation in Romania

Recent research has brought anew interests in researching and understanding current patterns of return migration and its consequences. Drawing on one fieldwork location in Romania, a small city in the southern Transylvania, this paper investigates the types of return processes...
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#317 Reasons for return, transnational belonging, re-adaptation and social remittances

Based on in-depth interviews with Polish and Lithuanian returnees, the paper aims to explore the link between reasons for return, returnees’ transnational sense of belonging, and social remittances that they bring to their countries of origin. We use typologies of...