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Governing Morality: Sexuality, Gender and Migration

A summary of the recent seminar on 25 May

Links to presentations are below

Could you tell me what the difference is between a sex worker and someone who sells sex? asked a member of the audience.


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Our 2016 MA students are exploring a diversity of research topics

On 14 June 2016 thirteen of our MA in Migration and Displacement students gave PowerPoint presentations on their draft research proposals, and received comments and questions from ACMS staff and their fellow students. This was one of the last steps before they submit their research proposals on 24 June.

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Queering (In)formal economies:

Latinx Immigrant Vendors’ Spatial Entanglements and Productive Agency

Lunchtime seminar Tues 7 June 2016 12.45 - 13.45 ACMS Seminar Room

The African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS) will present a lunchtime seminar by Dr Lorena Munoz entitled 'Queering (In)formal economies: Latinx Immigrant Vendors’ Spatial Entanglements and Productive Agency'.

This seminar will focus on how economic practices rendered as informal dialectically shape the material and embodied spaces of everyday life of Latinx immigrants/migrants across the Americas.

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Translocality: (im)Mobility in transnational and urban contexts workshop

Held at ACMS from 1 to 2 June 2016

We held our Translocality: (im)Mobility in transnational and urban contexts workshop from 1 to 2 June 2016, led by Prof Loren Landau , Dr Zaheera Jinnah and ACMS visiting researcher Dr Lothar Smith (Department of Human Geography, Radboud University, Netherlands).

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Governing Morality: Sexuality, Gender and Migration

Afternoon seminar on Wednesday 25 May

The African Centre for Migration & Society will hold an afternoon seminar entitled 'Governing Morality: Sexuality, Gender and Migration', which will present new in-depth research from South Africa and Europe on the multiple intersections of sexuality and gender within different forms of migration.

While migration studies have devoted much attention to the economic causes of migration, gender and especially sexuality have frequently been overlooked.

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