The Immigrants' Case of Shakespeare: a discussion about borders and health effects of separation


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The 400-year-old Shakespearean speech is the start of a conversation about the immigrants' situation in the US and the UK today, as well as the health effects on children suffering separation from parents and other traumas relating to a refugee situation. Kathleen Bachynski and Brit Trogen, both from the New York University Langone, discuss 'The Immigrants' Case', a speech attributed to William Shakespeare, in order to reflect on its relevance to current debates and particularly on the role of healthcare. Join the conversation at MH, by visiting the blog and journal site,, or by following us on Twitter (@MedHums_BMJ) and Facebook (@Medical.Humanities).

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