Our MA students presented their draft research proposals

On 8 June 2017 fifteen 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.

The variety of research questions is reflected below:

Anna Kharuchas City 'making, living and dreaming': Imagining urban life through rural-urban migration in Namibia

Claire McDonald Understanding the role of formal migrant organisations: how do formal migrant organisations assist individual migrants in navigating their conditions of insecurity in the urban context: A case study comparison of the African Disapora Forum (ADF) and the Somali Association of South Africa (SASA) in Johannesburg

Learnmore Mvundura Interests, ideas and the workspace: Towards Understanding local level interventions on HIV and STIs targeting migrants in Kutama-Sinthumele, Limpopo, South Africa

Muluti Phiri Experiences of female migrant sex workers in accessing health services in Rossettenville, Johannesburg

Miranda Brist The national production of the new South African citizen: A discourse analysis of state-directed emerging citizen formation in South Africa's Further Education and Training Sector and Life Orientation Curriculum

Natalia Robeiro Exploring how memorial museums conceptualise forced removals and whether this knowledge invites a critical reflection on contemporary forced removals in South Africa

Neo Nghenavo Factors contributing to inadequate housing in Gauteng

Ngqabutho Mpofu How have denationalised people navigated space and accessed rights in Zimbabwe

Noreen Wahome Do Ethiopian migrants in Johannesburg constitute themselves collectively through food culture?

Performance Ndlovu Exploring the effects of documentation on socio-economic experiences of Zimbabwean migrant workers in South Africa

Lynn Sarudzai Kumire South Africa's response to migration and health: A review of the National Health Insurance (NHI) of South Africa (2012-2025)

Bothwell Vumai How the South African National Strategic Plan on communicable diseases (2017-22) and the National Sex Work Plan (2016-2019) engages with sex work and migration in combatting HIV and STIs: A policy analysis

Moffat Machiwenyika Maternal health care and help-seeking behaviours of migrant women living in Johannesburg South Africa: The case of Jeppestown

Jan Bornman The role of social media in immigrants' response to xenophobic violence

Rosa Manoim The production of uncertainty at the boundaries in the settler colony: Examining the boundaries in South Africa and Israel/Palestine