Gender and Migration: Health and Well-being

Gender and Migration: Health and Well-being

Gender and Migration’ brings together practitioners, activists, and scholars to explore how gender affects the migratory experience.

While considerable attention has been paid to migration within popular and academic discourses, gendered analyses remain relatively scarce. This workshop seeks to discuss the many facets and approaches pertaining to migration from gendered perspectives.

When: 2nd of September 2016

Where: Serenity Café, Edinburgh


Draft Programme:

1330 to 1415: Registration, sandwich lunch and networking

1415 to 1430: Formal welcome

1430 to 1530: Round table discussions on health and well-being for men and women migrants. One confirmed speaker will chair each discussion to facilitate exchange between practitioners, activists, academics and those who have experienced migration.

1530 to 1545: tea and coffee

1545 to 1615: Question time panel

1615: Close and FWSA AGM



£15 for waged delegates
£10 for FWSA members and unwaged delegates (including PhD students)

Buy ticket here.


The workshop is supported by:
BSA Diaspora, Migration, Transnationalism Study Group
Intercultural Research Centre (Heriot Watt University)
In Work Poverty Project (Heriot Watt University)

Photo credit: Madelon Lubin Finke


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