The Centre for Global Public Health and the Global Policy Institute at Queen Mary University (London) in collaboration with the Delhi University, Nepal Institute for Development Studies (NIDS), University of Edinburgh, International Organisation on Migration (IOM), UN University – International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH), & Migration Health and Development Research Network (MHADRI) invite abstracts from early career researchers to participate in a South-South research collaboration & skill development workshop, to be held in Kathmandu from 25-28 April 2019.
This opportunity is limited to 18 early career researchers from the global South to participate in a three-day workshop that will focus on:
1. Reviewing theoretical concepts and methods for migration research, and how these can incorporate gender and intersectionality lens and equity focus;
2. Exploring regional and domestic perspectives on migration, and introducing current gaps in scholarship and policy discussions on migration health;
3. Facilitating development of research clusters on cross-cutting areas of Migration and Health Rights, and pairing Southern and Northern researchers to develop collaborating research and writing on following indicative thematic areas:
a. Gender in migration and health research
b. Access to healthcare
c. Social care, livelihoods and occupational health
d. Mental health & well-being
e. Violence and social justice
4. Mentoring projects and supporting structured writing and learning
Applications are invited from Migration and/or Health inequalities scholars from (and residing in) countries in South & South East Asia region (especially Bangladesh, Burma, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Indonesia).
The deadline for submission of application is 5pm (GMT) on Thursday, 31 January 2019. As part of your application, please submit the following to firstname.lastname@example.org.
i) A personal statement of 300 words that outlines your current research in migration, and what research
problem you are interested in developing in future – with some consideration of why this knowledge is
useful and for what purposes will it be utilised.
ii) Indicate what, according to you, are the top 2 issues in migration and health field in your country.
iii) 250 word proposal for an academic paper/policy brief/commentary/op-ed/blog or other creative
output(s) that you would like to produce through the workshop and subsequent collaboration.
You can direct your queries to Dr. Anuj Kapilashrami or Dr Jeevan Sharma at the email above.