Migration and the Reassertion of National Identity in Europe
Identity and migration are often seen as descriptive concepts of dissentive qualities involving static, perene aspects versus dynamism and change. However, the opposite can be argued when looking at identity as a flowing, organically changing notion in contrast to a rigid and inflexible migration concept. This article highlights the points of intersectionality between national and European identity and analyzes the impact of the recent migration waves to Europe on the process of identity formation within the European Union.
KEY WORDS: identity, nationalism, migration, European Union