SIHMA | Scalabrini Institute For Human Mobility In Africa


Norec workshop in Nairobi with Cultural Video

Feb 25, 2020
Categories: Event

On February 20 and 21, SIHMA’s executive director Father Filippo and SIHMA’s project manager James Chapman were in Nairobi for a workshop hosted by Norec, together with the organization Cultural Video. Norec (the Norwegian Agency for Exchange Cooperation) is an executive body under the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Through what they call ‘mutual exchange’ they aim to help achieve the goals of Norwegian development policy. This means that they work with international partners who want to use the...

Our Director in Kenya

Feb 21, 2020
Categories: Event

The Executive director of SIHMA, Fr. Filippo, is in Nairobi, Kenya this week (February 17 to February 21). He first visited the African Migration and Development Policy Centre, AMADPOC and met with the Executive Director Dr. Linda Adhiambo Oucho, who is also one of the AHMR Journal's Editorial board member. AMADPOC aims to contribute to development initiatives through policy oriented research on migration related issues. Fr. Filippo and Dr. Oucho had the opportunity to discuss about common strategy...

A new year... and a new colleague!

Jan 23, 2020
Categories: news

2020 has officially begun, and we wish everyone a very happy new year! At SIHMA, we are all back to work and have exciting plans for the coming year. Joining us this year is our brand-new Project Manager, James Chapman. He will be in charge of the many projects currently starting up at SIHMA, including research on a variety of migration-related topics. James used to work as the...

Intern Experience at SIHMA - Angelique

Jan 23, 2020

My internship program at the Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa (SIHMA) was a fantastic experience. I am a Business Management student and I never imagined that a research internship would be a perfect match for my degree. My experience at SIHMA has taught me that there is cohesion between business and research. During my internship I learned how to conduct research that contributes to the in-depth reporting of migrant issues and refugee...

Roundtable on Migration, Labour & Policy Options

Dec 17, 2019
Categories: Event

On Tuesday December 10, the Catholic Parliamentary Liaison Office (CPLO), The Jesuit Institute and the Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa (SIHMA) held a seminar discussion on Migration, Labour & Policy Options in Cape Town. It was intended to be a small round table, with around 16 people attending, representing a number of organisations and the parliament. Father Peter-John Pearson, the director of CPLO, gave a welcome and introduction. Following, Marinda...

Bridges Beyond Borders project

Dec 10, 2019
Categories: Migration in Africa Review

One of the main goals of SIHMA is to influence the minds of the public and to change the predispositions of society with regard to migration and human mobility. This vision came to life in the Bridges Beyond Borders (Ponte di Dialoghi) project, a meeting of innovative technology and interactive education. The Fondazione Centro Studi Emigrazione of Rome (CSER), in collaboration with the Scalabrini Communication Office and the logistic support of...