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Past seminars

Dr Fatima Junaid (Massey University)
15th Sept 2023 - Juggling Ethical Challenges within Ethnic Research

Dr Lovely Dizon (University of Auckland)
18th August 2023 - Being In - Between: Researching within your community
21 July 2023 - Doing Difference differently: Relational research with ethnic migrant women in Aotearoa New Zealand
16 June 2023 - Research methods to amplify the voices of Asian migrants: Reflection from narrative inquiry and autoethnography

Dr. Jinah Lee ( University of Waikato)
26 May 2023 -Breadth or Depth? Tensions of methods in exploring Sri Lankan immigrants’ citizenship views.

Dr Pavithra Jayawardena (University of Colombo)
21 April 2023 -Negotiating suppositions and expectations in migration research; fieldwork as Black African Male in the West ;Valentine Ibeka (Victoria University Wellington)
24 March 2023 -Guided by a kaupapa Māori framework in Pacific migration research

Evalesi Tu’inukuafe (Waipapa Taumata Rau / University of Auckland)
8 November 2022 -Intergenerational Volunteering within a Muslim Women’s Community in Auckland

Nuke Martiarini (Massey University)
11 October 2022 - Decolonizing Imaginaries: Philosophy of Deep Disagreement and the Fiji Experience

Tony Cartner (University of Waikato)
13 September 2022 - South Korea's number one intercultural city? Exploring the gap between policy rhetoric and lived reality

You Jeong Jang (The University of Waikato)
4 August 2022 -Cultivating migration-driven diversity and the production of difference in Singapore

Dr Junjia Ye (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
12 July 2022 -Community-led research with ethnic migrant-and refugee-background communities in theory and practice

Dr. Irene Ayallo, Batool Arif and Dr. Gauri Nandedkar (community research)
21 June 2022 - Effects of immigration on income inequality in Aotearoa New Zealand

Ahmed Zohirul Islam (University of Waikato)
12 May 2022 -School and teachers as resettlement brokers for refugee-background young people

Dr Alejandra del Pilar Ortiz Ayala and Associate Professor Vivienne Anderson
12 April 2022 - Still in the "waiting room' :Sri Lankan Immigrants' views on New Zealand's Non-citizen voting rights

Dr Pavithra Jayawardena (University of Colombo, Sri Lanka)
22 March 2022 - The Fringes of Citizenship

Dr Julija Sardelić (Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington)