Posts In: Cape Town

Marooned: Transgender Asylum Seekers in Johannesburg

October 5, 2020 0 Comments

In this chapter, drawing on research work begun with transgender refugees in 2012, maHp/ACMS postdoctoral researcher B Camminga unpacks what it may mean for transgender people, who can no longer move directly to Cape Town, to have to stay in Johannesburg.

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Transgender Refugees and the Imagined South Africa: Bodies over Borders and Borders over Bodies

December 7, 2018 0 Comments

This book tracks the conceptual journeying of the term ‘transgender’ from the Global North — where it originated — along with the physical embodied journeying of transgender asylum seekers from countries within Africa to South Africa and considers the interrelationships between the two.

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Visualising Migration at Sea

August 8, 2016

This arts-based research project aims to throw light on the world of oceanic mobilities and subaltern populations who get contained in states of suspension or drown in order to find a better life.

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Izwi Lethu (Issue 2, 2015)

April 17, 2015 0 Comments

Sisonke Sex Workers Movement and the African Centre for Migration & Society would like to express our sincere gratitude to you all who have received the first issue of our newsletter positively and gave encouraging feedback

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