Exiliance : Condition and Consciousness

Working paper in french.

As an existential core in the experience lived by all migrants, whatever the historical and cultural circumstances are, exiliance is both a condition and a consciousness. However, they may not be in sync: one could feel in exile without really be exiled or one could be exiled without feeling it. Among other sources, Kafla’s America provides the material to study this phenomenon in its ethical dimension. Other issues to be addressed are the representation of exilic experience and the link between death and exile.

This text is part of a series of Working and Position papers :

  • Alexis Nuselovici (Nouss), Étudier l’exil, FMSH-PP-2013-09, septembre 2013.
  • Alexis Nuselovici (Nouss), L’exil comme expérience, FMSH-WP-2013-43, septembre 2013.
  • Alexis Nuselovici (Nouss), Exil et post-exil, FMSH-WP-2013-45, septembre 2013.
  • Alexandra Galitzine-Loumpet, Pour une typologie des objets de l’exil, FMSH-WP-2013-46, septembre 2013.

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