This report has been submitted by Lund University (Sweden) as deliverable D1.2 within the framework of H2020 project "SO-CLOSE:Enhancing Social Cohesion through Sharing the Cultural Heritage of Forced Migrations" Grant No. 870939. This report provides a theoretically-informed approach to migration and heritage in response to the SO-CLOSE project's objective to "contribute to social cohesion and fight refugee marginalization or exclusion by facilitating the encounters between similar life stories, through the mediation of innovative digital and artistic tools. It reviews academic publications exploring how present-day global migrations resonate with the contemporary interest in the history of cross-border mobility in the receiving European societies.
free text keywords: SO-CLOSE, Migrations, Cultural heritage, Social cohesion