December 3, 2016 PhDstudents

Janet Munakamwe

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).

Supervisors: Aurelia Segatti, Research Associate – ACMS, Eddie Webster, Sociology of Work Programme – Wits, and Jo Vearey, ACMS

Janet Munakamwe graduated from the Wits Global Labour University Programme (GLU) where she studied for MA Industrial Sociology/ MA Labour Policies and Globalisation (LPG 1) in 2007 through Society, Work and Development Institute (SWOP). She was a recipient of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) scholarship for trade unions. She has published articles in the South African Labour Bulletin and research reports through National Labour and Economic Development Institute (NALEDI) and COSATU. She is also a global researcher for GLU-Alumni Research Network and has contributed to a peer reviewed book chapter on gender. In Zimbabwe, Janet served as national board member for Progressive Teachers’ Union of Zimbabwe (PTUZ), an affiliate of Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) and has conducted numerous labour –related research projects. Janet is the founder of African Diaspora Workers Network. In addition, she also serves on various NGO Boards.