Video: Migration and Family Regimes

Forth panel of the workshop “Relationships Across Borders: Couples and Families in the Mobile Modern Age” that took place at the German Historical Institute in Paris (DHI Paris) on December 11, 2015.

The panel featured:

The session was chaired by Mathieu JESTIN (LabEx EHNE/Sirice).

Giota Tourgeli: Families split by the “American Dream”: Greek Emigration to the USA and Impacts on Marriage and Family Relationships (1890-1930)

This paper aims at describing the transnational families of Greek emigrants during the first decades of the 20th century, especially the social effects of transatlantic mobility on their marriage strategies and family relations.