Italian Migration Data Project

John Galante

Professor, Humanities & Arts department, International & Global Studies program, Latin American & Caribbean Studies program


Project Description

The project involved the collection and entry of data from a range of archival sources into a database of migratory movement between Italy and other parts of the world. The data were divided into integrative categories of analysis based on year, Italian region of origin, age, gender, employment, country or territory of destination, return migration, and other demographic factors. After the fellowship, the database was used to develop a migration visualization platform. Some outputs from this project were incorporated into subsequent publications.

Highlight of your experience

The fellowship provided a comfortable space from which to work during the term, especially for someone who shared an office.