Blog On The Move

SIHMA trip to the Ivory Coast

Apr 19, 2022
Categories: news

During the week of 29 March to 7 April, the director of SIHMA, Fr Filippo Ferraro, visited Abidjan in the Ivory Coast for meetings with various institutions and organisations. In the framework of the collaboration with the Migrants and Refugees Section of the Holy See, there was a meeting with Fr Emmanuel Wohi Nin, Secretary of the Bishops' Conference of Côte d'Ivoire, and some of his collaborators. There was a fruitful exchange of contacts and information about the...

Research Collaboration: MIDEQ

Apr 12, 2022
Categories: news SCCT SIHMA

The Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa (SIHMA) and the Scalabrini Center of Cape Town (SCCT) recently embarked on a collaborative research project with Maria Rosa Lorini. Maria Rosa is a post-doctoral researcher for the Royal Holloway University of London and previously held the same position with UCT (University of Cape Town), actual partner in the migration project. She’s part of a team currently working on a project called MIDEQ: A hub aiming to unpack...

Welcoming our New Remote Intern and Upcoming Publications in April

Apr 05, 2022
Categories: news

New and exciting things are happening at SIHMA! Towards the end of March we received a new remote volunteer, Christine Oberts, who will collaborate with SIHMA for three months. Christine will support the SIHMA CPT office through research and by providing all of our social media content and managing the communications portfolio. She will also assist with some data clarification on research projects that are currently in the pipeline. Christine will be joining the team in a fully remote capacity,...

Quick view into African Human Mobility Review Journal (AHMR) Vol 7, No3

Mar 29, 2022
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Within the next month we’ll be releasing our 1st African Human Mobility Review Journal (AHMR) for 2022. The issue released in December 2021, which was the African Human Mobility Review Journal (AHMR) Vol 7 No3, published 6 different articles related to people on the move. These articles are listed below along with a section of the abstract and commentary taken from the editorial:   Aging, Resilience, and Migration... 2022-03-31 at 11.11.31.png

SIHMA's Collaborations in the Academic Field

Mar 01, 2022
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At SIHMA, the vision and the line that guides our work is based on the defence of the human rights of people on the move. With the idea of ensuring their dignity and access to the fundamental resources to develop their life projects, SIHMA focuses part of its activity on research.   OUR OBJECTIVE IN ESTABLISHING COLLABORATIVE NETWORKS: Knowing the different contexts of the people, delving into the different perspectives of each migratory process and identifying... (1).jpeg

Welcoming the New Interns in our Johannesburg Health Center

Feb 22, 2022
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SIHMA would like to give a big, warm welcome to our interns in Johannesburg. The Health Center in La Rochelle, Johannesburg, received 2 interns in December. Mariacristina Rossi and Renato Tidei will be with us for the next few months. They've been in the Scalabrini family for quite some time and are looking forward to sharing, contributing and learning from the work we do at the Health Center.  Below are their biographies: