Posts In: Lived Experiences

Examining the use of participatory visual and narrative methods to explore the lived experience of migrants in Southern Africa

August 10, 2017 0 Comments and

In this paper, we explore the opportunities – and challenges – associated with visual research methodologies.

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Poking the wound – research, stories and process – thinking through the complexities

April 20, 2017 0 Comments

maHp/ACMS postdoctoral researcher Becky Walker’s latest blog reflections on her current arts-based research project with migrant women/mothers from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Burundi who live in inner-city Johannesburg, and are seeking asylum. 

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Independent Migrant Children

December 5, 2016 0 Comments

This qualitative study seeks to understand the different experiences and perspectives of migrant children who migrated to South Africa with regards to how they negotiate with different discourses of femininity and masculinity…

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Mothering and Families

August 8, 2016

Under this project we take migration as a lens to explore the ways in which forms of vulnerability, as created and shaped by the urban spaces of the city, are encountered and negotiated in the everyday city lives of migrant women…

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Young People, Migration & Health

August 8, 2016

This project engages with and explores the heterogeneous experiences of young migrants in order to understand how migration affects their lives, including overall health and well-being, belonging, gender, representation, and livelihoods.

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Mobility, deprivation and HIV risk

August 8, 2016

The overarching aim of this project is to conduct a large-scale study to inform the development of local level responses and programmes to address structural drivers of HIV targeting young people living in vulnerable urban environments as a key population in Malawi.

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