SIHMA | Scalabrini Institute For Human Mobility In Africa

Category: Migration in Africa

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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Magazines’ alert about Afrophobia in South Africa


Sep 09, 2019
Categories: news Migration in Africa

In the May issue of New African Magazine, in the overview of burning issues in the continent, two articles are dedicated to the topic of Afrophobia in South Africa. The sensitive question ‘Why do Africans hate each other?’ is posed. The incidents and intensity of violence against new immigrants in South Africa seems to be increasing. Sadly, it has become a reality of urban poverty that groups of poor black people attack...

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Technical Workshop to Review the AU Training Curriculum on Migration Governance


Aug 27, 2019
Categories: Event Migration in Africa

From 17 to 19 July 2019, the Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa, SIHMA, was invited to the workshop organized by the African Union in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, to define the training programme for governments and public administration officials of different countries managing the complex phenomenon of migration. Other stakeholders at the workshop were the most important study centres and universities on the African continent, with expertise in migration, especially...

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South Africa – Sweden University Forum (SASUF): Migration and Mobilities


May 14, 2019
Categories: Migration in Africa Event Discussion

On 7 May, 2019, the University of the Western Cape’s (UWC) Research Niche in Migration and Mobilities hosted a special satellite event for the South Africa-Sweden Research and Innovation Week, with the South Africa-Sweden University Forum (SASUF). SASUF is a collaboration between 36 universities in Sweden and South Africa with goals to “strengthen ties between South Africa and Sweden in research, education, and innovation” and to “connect universities with funding agencies, industry, ministries, and society in working towards...

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