EMN (European Migration Network) “provides a European Union-wide network of Nation Contact Points, with their own national networks, linked to each other and to a federating unit.” Its purpose is to monitor “the multidimensional phenomenon of migration.” (All in English.)
The European Migration Information Network is “a web-based system designed to provide a gateway to information on international migration. It is part of the Migration Research Unit (MRU) at University College London. (All in English.)
Pages of the RAI web site, dedicated to a recent campaign (Dec. 2004) of the Ministero dell’Interno, seeking to foster acceptance and respect of immigrants in Italian society. It is part of a three-year plan developed by RAI with the support of the European Union.
The site of the Department for civil liberties and immigration of the Ministero dell’Interno. In Italian and English.
Every year, Caritas publishes on the Internet the PowerPoint file of the presentation used for their press conference. Well-organized and easy to follow, it can be used for a class presentation.
The site of the Museo Regionale dell’Emigrazione of Gualdo Tadino (Perugia). Includes a virtual tour, video clips, and an interactive, role-playing game.
The site of the Italian American Museum , whose mission is “exploring the rich cultural heritage of Italy and Italian American.”
The official site of singer songwriter Francesco Guccini.
The newsgroup of Guccini’s fans.
The Italian American experience
A site devoted to contemporary Italian American writers. With excerpts from their texts.
The site of the National Italian American Foundation.
The official site of the band Mau Mau.
The official site of the American Family Immigration History Center at Ellis Island . Requires free registration.
Una civiltà di meticci
The site of the Académie Universelle des Cultures, whose members include Umberto Eco, was created by Nobel Prize Elie Wiesel, and its mission is to fight against intolerance, xenophobia, racism and any form of discrimination. In French and English.
Italiani nel mondo
The site of the recently created ministry for Italians abroad.
The official page of Gian Antonio Stella, author of the bestseller L’Orda, quando gli albanesi eravamo noi. Rich in multimedia content.
A page on Gianni Celati in the site of his publisher Feltrinelli. It includes a long reading by the author.
Voices of immigrants
Kúmá is an online journal of postcolonial studies, published by the Dipartimento di Italianistica e Spettacolo at Rome ’s La Sapienza university. It includes an article by Salah Methnani, on language and migration.
The official site of writer Susanna Tamaro. In Italian and English.