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Five lessons history can teach us about migration

A knowledge and understanding of the past can help us to face the challenges of contemporary migration, says Dr Felicita Tramontana, a research fellow from the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance at the University of Warwick, who is looking at the migration patterns of people and groups in the early modern world.

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