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The Assyrians – From Nineveh to Södertälje By Svante Lundgren
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Assyrians have come a long way from Nineveh to Södertälje – both in space and time. This straightforward book recounts the long, dramatic history of the Assyrians: The ancient... More > Assyrian Empire, how the Assyrians became the first nation to adopt Christianity, how they have been persecuted by the Persians, Arabs, Turks and Kurds, and why they left their homeland of Assyria to settle in Södertälje, Chicago, Gütersloh, Sydney, Enschede and Gothenburg. The book deals with the Assyrian language and self-designation, churches and secular organizations, and also attempts to describe why they are split into different groups with varying views of their identity and history. The book is based on modern, scientific research and provides answers to common questions raised by both Assyrians and non-Assyrians regarding one of Sweden’s largest immigrant groups. This book is in English.< Less
The Assyrians – Fifty Years in Sweden By Svante Lundgren
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In the spring of 1967 the first group of Assyrians came to Sweden. During the fifty years since then, the Assyrian community has grown steadily and is today one of the largest immigrant groups in... More > Sweden. Many of them are born in Sweden and are fully integrated Swedish citizens. Others have come recently because of the continued persecution they suffer in their homelands. This book describes how the Assyrians arrived in Sweden, how they established churches and organizations, how the lively debate went about their right to stay in the country, how they achieved as entrepreneurs and in soccer, and how their relationship with Swedish society has changed over the years. The book also features a number of interviews, giving a variety of Swedish Assyrians the chance to tell us directly of their experiences of what it is like to live in Sweden. Svante Lundgren, ThD, is a researcher at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Lund University.< Less
Assyrierna femtio år i Sverige By Svante Lundgren
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Våren 1967 kom den första gruppen assyrier till Sverige. Under de femtio år som gått sedan dess har assyrierna utvecklats till att idag utgöra en av de största... More > invandrargrupperna i landet. Många av dem är födda i Sverige och helt integrerade här. Andra har kommit nyligen på grund av den fortsatta förföljelse de får utstå i sina hemländer. I den här historiken beskrivs hur assyrierna anlände till Sverige, hur de etablerade kyrkor och föreningar här, hur debatten gick livlig om deras rätt att få stanna i landet, hur de har gjort sig gällande som företagare och inom fotbollen samt om hur deras relationer till det omkringliggande samhället har förändrats. Vi får höra olika röster berätta om erfarenheterna av att leva i det svenska samhället. Svante Lundgren är forskare vid Centrum för Mellanösternstudier vid Lunds universitet. Please note that this book is in Swedish.< Less

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