Transidioma and Asylum: Gumperz's Legacy in Intercultural Institutional Talk

@inproceedings{Jacquemet2013TransidiomaAA,
  title={Transidioma and Asylum: Gumperz's Legacy in Intercultural Institutional Talk},
  author={Marco Jacquemet},
  year={2013}
}
Using ethnographic evidence from asylum hearings in various European countries, this article discusses John Gumperz's legacy in the study of late-modern communication. Asylum hearings to determine refugee status are one of the most complex adjudication procedures currently performed by Western nation-states. Every year thousands of displaced people seek the protection of various European states by filing asylum claims, which are examined by national commissions. This article explores how… CONTINUE READING

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