In today’s age of migration, human migration is said to be the defining issue of the twenty-first century. The rising phenomena of displacement that used to be a problem of other parts of the world has more recently reached the shores of European countries. Political events are causing the European Union to face a mass influx of refugees from outside the region, therefore propelling it to grapple with the crisis of immigration as, first and foremost, a crisis of politics. With globalization, such events, coupled with the advent of new technology and social media, have substantially changed our sense of identity and stability, of home, family, community, and nation. What seems to pertain to our times is therefore the countercultural feel for incessant displacement and multiple migrations and, with it, the sensibility for the fragile, the ephemeral, the marginal, the small, the portable, and the mobile in our everyday…

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