Does cultural and religious difference mean an inherent tendency to violence in diasporic societies? No, says Engseng Ho from Duke University, on the contrary in port cities where people from all cultures interact in diasporic societies a lack of systematic violence is the norm. Problems are others.

Interview: Nicola Missaglia

Production and Text Editing: Nina zu Fürstenberg

Video: Volkan Güçlü

Video Editing: Anna Fanuele