Understanding migrations

History of migrations

Dossiers, online articles, portraits of migrants, this section tackles the history of immigration from several angles: theme-based approaches showing how historians write history, but also through individual stories.

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Contemporary migrations

This body of texts in the form of questions & answers covers contemporary issues linked to migrations. The "answers" presented here aim to provide summarised information and definitions, presenting an overview of the current debates within French society around migration issues, and to deconstruct a few common preconceptions…

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Exhibiting migrations

Return to the museum’s temporary exhibitions in the form of mini-sites where the visitor trails and works in temporary exhibitions can be discovered along with a whole set of multimedia resources on the themes covered, and bibliographies and resources for teaching staff.

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