This article attempts a brief overview of the recent debate on diasporas. It selectively focuses on aspects of the exchanges among theorists from the early 1990s onwards and seeks to identify ways in which our understanding of the concept has evolved and attempts to offer a critical evaluation of these.
Keywords: globalization, transnational flows & networks, connectivity, ethnicity, Diaspora
How to Cite:
Tsagarousianou, R., (2017) “Rethinking the concept of diaspora: mobility, connectivity and communication in a globalised world”, Westminster Papers in Communication and Culture 1(1), 52-65. doi: https://doi.org/10.16997/wpcc.203