SIHMA | Scalabrini Institute For Human Mobility In Africa

Category: Review

Book review - Kasinomic Revolution


Jan 23, 2020
Categories: Review

The Rise of African Informal Economies GG Alcock’s new book, Kasinomic Revolution, The Rise of African Informal Economies(Tracey McDonald publishers, 2018), requires new lens to read and appreciate the possibilities offered by and within kasinomics, that is the economic informal sector of the townships. The reader is led into the labyrinth of hawkers, spaza shops and spazarettes by the voices of some people, men and women, who have found...

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Bridges Beyond Borders project


Dec 10, 2019
Categories: Migration in Africa Review

One of the main goals of SIHMA is to influence the minds of the public and to change the predispositions of society with regard to migration and human mobility. This vision came to life in the Bridges Beyond Borders (Ponte di Dialoghi) project, a meeting of innovative technology and interactive education. The Fondazione Centro Studi Emigrazione of Rome (CSER), in collaboration with the Scalabrini Communication Office and the logistic support of...

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Assisting Seafarers through ICMA


Nov 05, 2019
Categories: Review

This blogpost will feature the experience of Father Rico, one of the Scalabrinian Fathers and Port Chaplain in Cape Town, during the ICMA conference at the end of October 2019. 21-25 October 2019 is a historic day for all the people and organizations working for the welfare of seafarers around the world. 2019 marks the 50th foundation of ICMA (The International Christian Maritime Association. For this reason, 52 government and non-government organizations,...

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