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

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