Between Hostility and Cosmopolitanism: Somali migrant women in Nairobi and Johannesburg

November 21, 2017 at 2:30 PM

Location:433 Paterson Hall
Cost:Free
Audience:Anyone
Key Contact:Blair Rutherford
Contact Email:BlairRutherford@cunet.carleton.ca
Contact Phone:6135202600 Ext.2601

Nereida Ripero-Muñiz, PhD University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg

Nereida Ripero-Muñiz is a lecturer and researcher from Spain based at the University of the Witwatersrand. She started researching the Somali community in Nairobi in 2007.

In 2016, she was awarded a PhD by the University of the Witwatersrand. Her doctoral thesis investigated identity construction among Somali women living in Nairobi and Johannesburg. Her current research focuses on the transnational cultural links of the global Somali diaspora.