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La diaspora tamoule : trajectoires spatio-temporelles et inscriptions territoriales en Île-de-France

Abstract : The issue of Tamil diaspora is closely linked to the existence of a community abroad trapped in a double ambivalence: on the one hand anchorage and mobility, on the other hand opening and closing towards other social groups. The research is now aiming to start working on this issue, coming back on the rising up conditions of a diasporic identity
that goes beyond cleavages of all sorts. Basing us on a series of interviews and surveys, realised within a multisited ethnology, the aim is here to understand, in a wider way, what is the signification of being Tamil in France and how the experience is structured. Firstly, the presentation of different spatial and temporal trajectories leads to the revelation of the heterogeneity of the Tamil diaspora category. This one is composed of three segments whose emerging conditions are linked with different migratory frames. Secondly, the presentation underlines the emergence of Paris and more generally Île-de-France as an important pole of its diasporic working.
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Anthony Goreau-Ponceaud. La diaspora tamoule : trajectoires spatio-temporelles et inscriptions territoriales en Île-de-France. Sciences de l'Homme et Société. Université Michel de Montaigne - Bordeaux III, 2008. Français. ⟨tel-00365365⟩



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