Public Engagements

Public Engagements

As part of its research uptake initiative maHp hosts events such as dialogues, symposiums, seminars, art exhibitions and other forms of public engagements.

Symposiums

Gender, violence and sexuality: Collaborations for social justice at the intersection of academia, activism and art

We invite you to join us for a symposium featuring collaborative projects at the intersection of academia, activism and art. We will discuss three approaches to research and activism for social justice in the field of gender, violence and sexuality.

Arts Methods Symposium and Exhibition (10-11 Nov. 2016)

This is the third in a series of linked events exploring different arts-based approaches to research and activism.

Migration and Intersectionality Symposium (28 Oct. 2016)

maHp researcher Dr Zaheera Jinnah and doctoral candidates Thea De Gruchy and Goitseone Manthata are participating in the forthcoming international public symposium taking place in Ottawa, Canada on intersectionality and migration.

Dialogues

Workshop on “Analysing Patient Mobility, Migration and Health” (20-21 March 2017)

In collaboration with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the University of York, maHp will be co-hosting a workshop on “Analysing Patient Mobility, Migration and Health” next week.

Artisanal and Small-scale Mining Workshop (10 Nov. 2016)

This workshop aims to bring together key stakeholders and provide an open platform for engagements and discussions, to effectively shape the ASM research agenda in South Africa.

Policy Dialogue on Migration, Sex Work and Health (9 Nov. 2016)

This dialogue brings together stakeholders working on the above issues in order to work towards a collective research and advocacy agenda for 2017.

Policy Dialogue on Migration, Mobility and the UNAIDS 90:90:90 Targets in Southern Africa (19 Aug. 2016)

The relationship between population mobility, migration and HIV is one that is both complex and contested. In line with renewed calls for a focus on the structural drivers of HIV, how can responses to HIV engage with migration?

Exhibitions

MoVE 2017: Two Arts-based Research Projects

The MoVE method:visual:explore project of the African Centre for Migration & Society (at Wits University) is holding an exhibition that showcases two visual and narrative research projects conducted in 2016 and 2017.

Before you judge me, KNOW MY STORY! (public exhibition and discussion)

This exhibition showcases the pictures, collages and stories created during the KNOW MY STORY project; an arts-based research that explored the lives, struggles and reasons for selling sex. The event will include a discussion, dance performance, and role play.

Stitching our [HIV] Stories: activist quilts exhibition

Made collectively by members of the Sisonke National Sex Worker Movement, these powerful quilts chart a twenty-year struggle against healthcare discrimination, police harassment and community stigma.

Screenings

Screening of The Workers Cup film documentary

We invite you to the screening of the documentary The Workers Cup: Inside The Labor Camps of Qatar A Tournament for Workers, which will be followed by a discussion with one of the producers of the documentary Ramzy Haddad.

“Voetsek! Us, Brothers?” Screening

The Migration and Health Project (maHp) of the African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS), at the University of the Witwatersrand invites you to the screening of Voetsek! Us, Brothers?