Young migrants in Euregio: identity through a blend of languages

20 October 2021
"New" minorities feel at home in their home towns and home region in the Euregio. - © Unsplash Gemma Chua-Tran

Which claims do migrants as “new” minorities hold, and how do they compare to those held by “old” national minorities? The most obvious approach to answer this question would be to just go and ask them for their opinions, but surprisingly, this has rarely been taken up in scientific studies, which are often conducted about migrants, but not with them. We aimed to address this shortcoming through a quantitative survey and qualitative expert interviews with migrants in Euregio, a a cross-border region consisting South Tyrol, Tyrol and Trentino.

Katharina Crepaz

Katharina Crepaz is a political and health scientist and Senior Researcher at the Institute for Minority Rights. Her research and teaching focuses on the inclusion and participation of societally marginalized groups, on mobilities and migration, on the nexus between diversity, health and inequality, and most recently on post-pandemic resilience and well-being.


Crepaz, K. Young migrants in Euregio: identity through a blend of languages.

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