Posts In: Public engagements

LGBTI+ Asylum Seekers in South Africa: A Review of Refugee Status Denials Involving Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

April 26, 2021 0 Comments

Join the LRC, WLC, ALMN, and PASSOP for the public launch of their new collaborative report: LGBTI+ Asylum Seekers in South Africa: A Review of Refugee Status Denials Involving Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.

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VIDEO: Healthcare In Transit webinar

March 26, 2021 0 Comments

ACMS and MSF – in collaboration with MiCoSA – recently hosted a webinar titled ‘Healthcare In Transit: Quantifying the health needs of migrants across the Limpopo’. Download the research report and watch the online discussion here.

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WEBINAR INVITATION: The “covidisation” of migration and health research – Southern African consultation

March 25, 2021 0 Comments

The African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS) in collaboration with the Migration and Coronavirus in Southern Africa Coordination Group (MiCoSA) would like to invite you to attend the Southern African consultation on the “covidisation” of migration and health research.

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WEBINAR: Healthcare In Transit: Quantifying the health needs of migrants across the Limpopo

March 17, 2021 0 Comments

Join us today (17 March 2021) at 1pm (SA time) webinar about the health needs of migrants in Limpopo. Beginning in late 2019, MSF in partnership with the ACMS, conducted over 1,375 detailed interviews with migrants and asylum-seekers across Beitbridge and Musina, documenting the health challenges they faced. MSF and ACMS, in collaboration with the MiCoSA, will be hosting this discussion on the project findings and their implications, including what this may mean in the context of Covid-19.

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A week of migration & health in Joburg: Where are we? Where do we go?

August 7, 2019 0 Comments

Last week, the Lancet Commission on Migration and Health’s Report – The health of a world on the move– was formerly launched in South Africa at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits).

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Woman is the thread: maHp intern covers the Mwangaza Mama book launch

June 24, 2019 0 Comments

maHp intern Elena Olivieri blogs about the launch of the Mwangaza Mama project book.

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CfP for 8th European Conference on African Studies (Edinburgh, 11-14 June 2019)

January 9, 2019 0 Comments

The call for papers for the 8th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS) themed ‘Africa: Connections and Disruptions’, is now open with the deadline for abstracts being Monday, 21 January 2019 (11pm CET).

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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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Call for Papers: Needs and Care Practices for Refugees and Migrants

February 13, 2018 0 Comments

In partnership with Ghent University’s Centre for the Social Study of Migration and Refugees (CESSMIR) maHp will be hosting this first annual conference on Needs and Care Practices for Refugees and Migrants in Belgium on 17-19 September.

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

May 12, 2017 0 Comments

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.

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Colonialism and Medicine

Eusebius McKaiser of 702 fm interviewing UCT’s Dr Carla Tsampiras and Wits University’s Dr Matthew Wilhelm-Solomon on the fascinating/shocking global and local history of colonialism in relation to medicine:

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

March 15, 2017 0 Comments

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.

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

November 5, 2016 0 Comments

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.

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

November 1, 2016 0 Comments

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

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Stitching our [HIV] Stories: activist quilts exhibition

November 1, 2016 0 Comments

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.

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

October 28, 2016 0 Comments

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

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Migration and Intersectionality Symposium (28 Oct. 2016)

October 25, 2016 0 Comments

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.

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

August 13, 2016 0 Comments

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?

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