The Transnational Politics of Exile and Solidarity: Zimbabweans in Britain from 1965

Lead Research Organisation: University College London
Department Name: Geography

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Publications

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Manamere K (2014) Majoni-joni - Wayward Criminals or a Good Catch? in African Diaspora

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Mazarire G (2014) 'The Pots on Our Roads' in African Diaspora

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McGregor J (2014) Introduction in African Diaspora

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Mortensen E (2014) Not Just a Personal Decision in African Diaspora

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Nyamunda T (2014) Cross-Border Couriers as Symbols of Regional Grievance? in African Diaspora

 
Description Heritage Lottery Fund - 12 Years Project 
Organisation Black Cultural Archives
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Charity/Non Profit 
PI Contribution I acted as academic advisor to the HLF '12 years project' (a collaboration between the Black Cultural Archives, the Zimbabwe Association and University of Sussex). It created a new body of oral histories, an archival deposit, schools packs and a touring exhibition that included some of the materials from the ESRC project and took some of the themes forwards. The project ran from January 2014-May 2015.
Collaborator Contribution BCA will host the archive; Zimbabwe Association engaged their members in recording new oral histories and created an exhibition and schools packs.
Impact Touring exhibition Archival deposit at Black Cultural Archives Schools packs and teaching resources available for download from the Zimbabwe Association website (in the future to be available from BCA) https://zimbabweassociation.org.uk/about-za/twelve-years-project/
Start Year 2014
 
Description Heritage Lottery Fund - 12 Years Project 
Organisation Heritage Lottery Fund
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Charity/Non Profit 
PI Contribution I acted as academic advisor to the HLF '12 years project' (a collaboration between the Black Cultural Archives, the Zimbabwe Association and University of Sussex). It created a new body of oral histories, an archival deposit, schools packs and a touring exhibition that included some of the materials from the ESRC project and took some of the themes forwards. The project ran from January 2014-May 2015.
Collaborator Contribution BCA will host the archive; Zimbabwe Association engaged their members in recording new oral histories and created an exhibition and schools packs.
Impact Touring exhibition Archival deposit at Black Cultural Archives Schools packs and teaching resources available for download from the Zimbabwe Association website (in the future to be available from BCA) https://zimbabweassociation.org.uk/about-za/twelve-years-project/
Start Year 2014
 
Description Heritage Lottery Fund - 12 Years Project 
Organisation Zimbabwe Association
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Charity/Non Profit 
PI Contribution I acted as academic advisor to the HLF '12 years project' (a collaboration between the Black Cultural Archives, the Zimbabwe Association and University of Sussex). It created a new body of oral histories, an archival deposit, schools packs and a touring exhibition that included some of the materials from the ESRC project and took some of the themes forwards. The project ran from January 2014-May 2015.
Collaborator Contribution BCA will host the archive; Zimbabwe Association engaged their members in recording new oral histories and created an exhibition and schools packs.
Impact Touring exhibition Archival deposit at Black Cultural Archives Schools packs and teaching resources available for download from the Zimbabwe Association website (in the future to be available from BCA) https://zimbabweassociation.org.uk/about-za/twelve-years-project/
Start Year 2014
 
Description Diasporic investment, dream homes and predatory entrepreneurship in Zimbabwe 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Primary Audience
Results and Impact Presentation of research findings on panel on diasporic investment
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Meanings of exile and Zimbabweans in Britain 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Primary Audience
Results and Impact Presentation of research findings at seminar on 'Migration and visual practice: a conversation between academics and artists'
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Patronage, opwer-sharing and the struggle for urban control in Zimbabwe 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Primary Audience
Results and Impact Lecture, African Studies Seminar
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Politics, patronage and violence: reflections on irregular surveillance of urban space in Harare, Zimbabwe 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Primary Audience
Results and Impact Presentation of findings on panel on everyday urban governance, a grounded enquiry
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Sentimentality of speculation? Dream homes, crisis economies and diasporic reshaping of urban space 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Primary Audience
Results and Impact International Migration Institute, Oxford, seminar
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013
 
Description Sentimentality or Speculation? Dream homes, crisis economies and diaspora transformations of urban space 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Primary Audience
Results and Impact Presentation on Zimbabwe panel at CAS@50, celebration of 50 years of African studies at Edinburgh
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013