Reflections on the Politics of Researching Child Migration
- UniversityUniversity of Sussex
- Start date
Wednesday, 13 Feb 2019, 13:00
- End date
Wednesday, 13 Feb 2019, 14:00
- Aula A
- International Institute of Social Studies
On 13 February, Emeritus Professor Ann Whitehead will present her 'Reflections on the Politics of Researching Child Migration'. The lecture is part of the Migration Seminar Series held at the International Institute of Social Studies.
The seminar will offer and insight into the field of research in child migration and the experiences as such of the speaker Prof. Ann Whitehead spanning the years of her research in the field.
About the speaker
Ann Whitehead is Emeritus Professor of anthropology at the University of Sussex. Her research, writing, teaching and policy interventions have been mainly within the fields of poverty, gender and economic processes, within Africa largely, although extending more widely.
At Sussex, she also carried primary responsibility for the research on internal migration, links between poverty, livelihoods and migration, and independent child migration
She has further undertaken research on gender and generational issues carried out within the Development Research Centre on Migration, Globalisation and Poverty from 2003 to 2010 and for a subsequent programme of work on youth migration funded by Rockefeller. (She acted as an advisor for the SNIS funded comparative research on adolescent girl’s migration.)