Refugees and citizens in East-Central Europe in the 20th century

Read on “A Regime of Immobility” by Doina Anca Cretu

The Unlikely Refuge? team member Doina Anca Cretu published an essay titled “A Regime of Immobility” in the History Workshop journal.

Can refugee assistance become a way to contain? Doina Anca Cretu explores how those fleeing Austria-Hungary’s peripheries in the First World War could also be immobilised, as they were subject to stereotypes of criminalisation.

You can read her article online here.

The Interior of a Barrack in the Refugee Camp Landegg. Image courtesy Österreichische Nationalbibliothek