Zaheera Jinnah

Zaheera Jinnah joined ACMS as a researcher in 2009. Her research interests include diaspora studies, labour migration and livelihoods.  Her PhD in anthropology was an ethnographic account of agency in Somali women’s migration and settlement in Johannesburg. Zaheera has taught the labour migration module on the MA programme, and supervised graduate students at ACMS. She is the recipient of a Volkswagen Stiftung fellowship in humanities (2017-2020).


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