Moving bodies: the corporeal dimensions of migration in southern Africa


16 - 19 September 2014

Recognising a recent growth in academic interest in the complex social and political significance of human corporeality, the British Academy International Partnership between the University of Edinburgh and the University of the Witwatersrand aims to explore how a focus on the transformations of human forms and substances can offer new ways to investigate how violence, migration and health are linked in the lives of people across the southern African region.

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Class, Identity and Mobilisation: A Study of Commercial Farm Workers in Mpumalanga, South Africa

July 24, 2014

Presentation given by Aurelia Segatti and Janet Munakamwe at the XVIth International Sociological Association Congress, Yokohama, Japan, 13-19 July 2014:

Class, Identity and Mobilisation: a Study of Commercial Farm Workers in Mpumalanga, South Africa
R44 Panel 'Mobilising at the Margins: Comparing Informal Worker Organizing around the World'.
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Polzer- Ngwato, T. and Jinnah Z. 2013. “Migrants and mobilisation around socio-economic rights” in Langford, M., Cousins, B., Dugard, J., and Madlingozi,T (Eds). Migrants Rights. Symbols or Substance? The Role and Impact of Socio-Economic Rights Strategies in South Africa, Cambridge University Press. Chapter 14: 389-420.

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Landau, L.B. and A. Segatti with I. Freemantle. 2013. ‘Urbanisation & Migration: The Governance of Mobility and Spatial Inequalities,’ in U. Pillay, G. Hagg and F. Nyamnjoh (Editors), State of the Nation: South Africa 2012-2013. Pretoria: HSRC Press: 355-377.

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The Agora in Mediterranean cities: inclusive or exclusive public space? - Simona Morini

8th April 2014

Simona Morini, University of Venice (Italy). 

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