Applications for our 2017 MA are open

The closing date is 31 August 2016

The African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS) at the University of the Witwatersrand invites graduate students to apply to undertake an MA in Migration and Displacement with us in 2017.

» » »

Seminar: Livelihood strategies of Congolese residents in Cape Town

ACMS Meeting Room, SH 2163, SE Wing, 2nd Floor, Senate House, Wits

'Between Political Asylum and Economic Migration: Livelihood Strategies of Congolese Residents in Cape Town, South Africa'

The seminar will be presented by Chizuko Sato (Research Fellow, Institute of Developing Economies, IDE-JETRO, Japan).

Tuesday 2 August 2016: 12.45 - 1.45 pm   Abstract and biography

» » »

Seminar: Rejecting political opportunism

the humanitarian crisis and migration policing in the European Union and southern Africa

Lunchtime seminar Tues 19 July 2016 12.45 - 13.45

ACMS Seminar Room

The African Centre for Migration & Society (ACMS) will present a lunchtime seminar by Sharon Ekambaram entitled 'Rejecting political opportunism: the humanitarian crisis and migration policing in the European Union and southern Africa'. ...

» » »

In June our MA students presented their draft research proposals

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.

» » »

Seminar summary: Governing morality - sexuality, gender and migration

An afternoon seminar that was presented on 25 May 2016

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.

» » »