Posts In: labour

Zimbabwean migrant domestic worker activism in South Africa

January 18, 2019 0 Comments

In this paper, maHp doctoral researcher Kuda Vanyoro, seeks to understand how Civil Society Organisations in South Africa facilitate the stay and protection of Zimbabwean migrant domestic workers (MDWs) through their activism.

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Necessary Labour, Unwanted Humans: Migrant workers and Qatar’s FIFA World Cup

September 10, 2018 0 Comments

Some people are needed but undesirable. When ‘rich’ industrialised countries experience labour shortages, they turn to ‘poor’ developing countries and their people to fill these gaps. This is the premise of the documentary film The Workers Cup: Inside the Labor Camps of Qatar a Tournament for Workers.

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Screening of The Workers Cup film documentary

August 14, 2018 0 Comments

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.

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Miners’ health dominates Swazi migration dialogue

August 29, 2017 0 Comments

maHp/ ACMS researcher Zaheera Jinnah reports on the National Dialogue on Migration, which was recently held in Swaziland.

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Work and wellbeing on the urban periphery

May 18, 2017 0 Comments

The latest maHp research collaboration with Security at the Margins (SeaM) sought to understand the labour and health/wellbeing conditions that informal artisanal small-scale mining (ASM) communities on the periphery of Johannesburg reside in (download the full report here).

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Janet Munakamwe

December 3, 2016

Janet Munakamwe (current, Migration & Displacement) PhD title: Emerging political subjectivities in a post migrant labour regime: Mobilisation, participation and representation of foreign workers in South Africa (1980-2013).

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Thea de Gruchy

December 3, 2016

Thea de Gruchy (current, since 2016, PhD in Migration & Displacement) PhD title: Exploring the creation of policy in South Africa: migrant labour and agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa. Supervisors: Jo Vearey and Anuj Kapilashrami, University of Edinburgh

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Between a rock and a hard place: Informal artisanal gold mining in Johannesburg

June 28, 2016

On the western periphery of Johannesburg, with the famous skyline of the city silhouetted in the early morning sun, Bongani is beginning another day of work.

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