Blog in movimento

Roundtable on "Manufacturing Illegality"

Feb 19, 2019
Categories: Discussion

On the 5th of March, CPLO organized an event to discuss the report on Manufacturing Illegality, written by SIHMA researchers and funded by Hanns Seidel Foundation. The report explores the development of new asylum seeker policy aimed at curtailing asylum seekers’ right to work in South Africa, whilst they away the finalisation of claims, and what the country can learn from similar policy developments in the European Union. The event was addressed by the three co-authors/researchers of the report:...

My experience at SIHMA - Licia

Feb 05, 2019
Categories: Discussion

I studied for an MA in Advanced Migration Studies at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark and applied for this internship with SIHMA to fulfil my study requirements. I was thrilled to have this opportunity because I believed, and I still do, that European institutions focus a lot on migration towards Europe while they tend to disregard migration flows in the rest of the world, especially South-South migration. Thanks to my internship with SIHMA, I was able...

Press Review January 2019

Feb 04, 2019
Categories: press review

NATIONAL COVERAGE Could South Africa cope with a Migration Crisis like that of Syria?  18 January 2019 The scenario of a Zimbabwean migration may be the result of the current crisis in that nation. If it happens, is South Africa’s government ready to respond? Have they drawn from the lessons of the Syrian catastrophe? Full report:   #StopXenophobia in all its guises review sihma jan 2019.jpg

A special issue of REHMU on African Migration

Jan 28, 2019
Categories: Discussion

“Break the silence about Africa” is what Roberto Marinucci states in the editorial of the special REHMU edition on African migration, issued by the Centro Scalabriniano de Estudos Migratorios (CSEM). Revista Interdisciplinar da Mobilidade Humana (REHMU) is a Brazilian scientific magazine that covers issues on migration. Robert Marinucci discusses in the editorial about how the media covers up issues surrounding African migration, and especially the causes of forced displacement: military interventions, exploitation of workers, violation of human rights...

Rebuilding Lives at the Borders – Conference

Jan 15, 2019
Categories: Discussion

The Scalabrinian Centre for Migration Studies (CSEM) of Brasilia (Brazil) in partnership with Weltkirche of Germany, the Bienvenue Shelter in Johannesburg and the Congregation of Scalabrianians Missionary Sisters invited SIHMA to this interesting Conference on 4-6 December 2018, supported by the South Africa Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC), Radio Veritas and Lumko Institute. The results of researchers on migrants, refugees and people directly involved in serving these populations in the border areas of Angola-Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Mozambique-South... joburh logo.jpg

New Year, new Blog!

Jan 02, 2019
Categories: Discussion

The Team at SIHMA will be keeping you up to date about human mobility in the African continent. We launch our new blog which will have regular weekly posts every Tuesday on all research, events and activities happening in Africa concerning migrants, refugees and people on the move.We start with our first blog, wishing you an Happy New Year that’s about to begin, full of surprise and joy and everything you want in life.