History

Our grannies - the Alexandrian women The massive female emigration from the Goriška region to Egypt in the second half of the 19th century started due to the fact that during the construction of the Suez Canal, and still more so after its opening in the year 1869, the number of European entrepreneurs..


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Events

The monograph On the Wings of Migration was published at the beginning of the year 2009 within the Institute for the Slovenian Emigration. The book, which consists of several migration stories, was written by seven female as well as male authors and helps us understand the migration phenomenon on Slovenian soil. Among the stories of numerous female emigrants also the »Alexandrin women« found their..


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