On crises and commonality: reflections from an international symposium on migration and symposium

By Zaheera Jinnah, Thea de Gruchy and Goitse Manthata On 28 October 2016, maHp team members, Thea de Gruchy,  Zaheera Jinnah,  and Goitse Manthata, participated in an international symposium titled…

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This time tomorrow: Knee deep in doughnuts

The visa gods looked kindly on Goitse and me yesterday, making sure we got our passports and visas a casual three hours before our flight (!).

So right now, we’re on our way to Ottawa, where on Friday (28 October), we’ll be participating in a symposium on Migration and Intersectionality.

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I’ll be presenting a paper on local level policy making, arguing that if we’re serious about intersectional or transversal policy making, we need to think seriously about making policy at a district level in South Africa.

If you’re interested, here and here are two of the seminal and (I think) better pieces on intersectionality out there.