DR ROBIN OAKLEY

 

PUBLICATIONS ON CYPRUS, AND CYPRIOTS IN BRITAIN

 

"The Cypriot Background", in Oakley R (ed), New Backgrounds: The Immigrant Child at Home and at School, London: Oxford University Press, 1968, pp. 23-50

 

 Chapter describing the family and educational background of children of Cypriot immigrant origin, in a book written for school-teachers.

 

"The Cypriots in Britain", Race Today, April 1970, pp. 99-102

 

 Outlines the background and organisation of the Cypriot community in Britain.

 

Cypriot Migration and Settlement in Britain, D.Phil. Thesis, University of Oxford 1971

 

 Detailed social and demographic analysis of the post-war migration from Cyprus to Britain: of the factors giving rise to it, and also of patterns of Cypriot settlement in Britain.

 

"Family, Kinship and Patronage: The Cypriot Migration to Britain", in V. Saifullah Khan (ed), Minority Families in Britain: Support and Stress, London: Macmillan 1979, pp. 12-34

 

 Analyses the family composition of post-war Cypriot migrants to Britain, and the impact of kinship, patronage and government controls in the process of migration.

 

"Cypriot Families", in R Rapoport et al (eds), Families in Britain, London: Routledge & Kegan Paul 1982, pp. 233-251

 

 Outlines traditional family patterns in Cyprus together with changes taking place in the British context.

 

“The Control of Cypriot Migration to Britain Between the Wars”, Immigrants & Minorities, VI, 1, March 1987, pp. 30-43, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02619288.1987.9974646

 

 Examines the official government mechanisms used to try to regulate the migration of Cypriots to Britain during the 1930s.

 

Changing Patterns of Distribution of Cypriot Settlement, Research Papers in Ethnic Relations No.5, Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations, University of Warwick 1987, https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/crer/research/publications/research_papers/rp_no._5_checked.pdf

 

  Describes and explains changes in the geographical distribution of Cypriots in Britain, and particularly within Greater London.

 

“Cypriot Migration to Britain prior to World War II”, New Community, XV, 4, July 1989, pp. 509-525, https://www.researchgate.net/publication/233182079_Cypriot_migration_to_Britain_prior_to_World_War_II

 

 Describes the history of migration from Cyprus to Britain prior to the Second World War, and the factors giving rise to it.

 

 “The Turkish Peoples of Cyprus”, in M Bainbridge (ed), The Turkic Peoples of the World,  London: Kegan Paul International, 1993, pp. 85-117

 

 Provides an overview of the history, demography and the socio-economic and cultural characteristics of the Turkish population in Cyprus.

 

 

 

UNPUBLISHED PAPERS ON CYPRUS, AND CYPRIOTS IN BRITAIN

 

 

“Cypriot Settlement in London between the Wars, 1919-1939”, unpublished paper, re-edited 2011, 16pp.

 

Documents the growth and character of Cypriot settlement in London prior to WW2, including locations, employment, businesses and early community organisation.

 

“Settlers from Mainland Turkey in Northern Cyprus: a research note”, Centre for the Study of Community and Race Relations, Brunel University, 1985, 24pp.  

 

Examines the evidence relating to the scale and distribution of settlement from mainland Turkey in Northern Cyprus in the years following the de facto partition of the island in 1974.

 

"Cypriot Migration to Britain: Researching the Early Decades", paper prepared for Greek Diaspora Archive, Kings College, University of London, February 2015, 11pp.

 

Recounts the 1960s origins and subsequent development of the author's research on Cypriot migration and settlement in Britain, and describes the materials deposited in the Greek Diaspora Archive.

 

"Cypriot Migration to Britain: Records of the Early Decades", powerpoint presentation for the launch of the Greek Diaspora Archive, Cyprus High Commission, London, 7 September 2015

 

For further information about and access to the materials deposited in the Greek Diaspora Archive at King's College, London, see: http://www.kingscollections.org/catalogues/kclca/collection/o/oakley-r-e/

 

 

 

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