Publications and landmarks The following study, co-authored by Maria Boștenaru-Dan (WG2 member), is about a female migrant, Eliza Leonida Zamfirescu, who appears on multiple times on WEMov’s Map of Women Migrants’ Landmarks. There are streets named after here in Bucharest and Galați, among others. All this is a good example of the many ways to commemorate (or draw attention to) an existing landmark in the framework of the WEMov COST Action: Mirela-Adriana ANGHELACHE, Maria BOȘTENARU-DAN: Elisa Leonida Zamfirescu – TrailblazerforRomanianwomen in engineering and science STUDII ŞI COMUNICĂRI / DIS, Vol. XVI / 2023
New Stakeholder Women on the Move’s stakeholders include a variety of partners who support our timely mission. We are pleased to announce the partnership with a new stakeholder: PRECNIGHTS – PrecarityAmongstWomenMigrantNightWorkers in Ireland PRECNIGHTS is an ambitious anthropological project on labour migration and precarity, focusing on the essential, yet invisible, women migrant night workers (WMN) in Ireland. Through an innovative interdisciplinary and ethnographic approach, the research will impact scholarly debates on migration, and will inform key Irish and European stakeholders on migrant workers’ rights. Discover their objectives and activities here.
Chiara Masaro is a Ph.D. student in Social Sciences at the Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Pedagogy, and Applied Psychology (FISPPA) of the University of Padova (Italy).… Lire la suite »Section for Talents: Portraits of Chiara Masaro and Tamilla Sahin
Migration, Farming and Rural Diaries: Interview with Professor Catharine Wilson, The Rural Diary Archive
Zoom interview – 25 October 2023 The Rural Diary Archive, hosted by the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, is one of WEMovʼs stakeholders. It is founded and directed by Professor Catharine Wilson, a historian who has specialized in immigration, farm tenancy… Lire la suite »Migration, Farming and Rural Diaries: Interview with Professor Catharine Wilson, The Rural Diary Archive
The new academic year started with an eventful September for WEMov as each Working Group managed to organise a successful in-person meeting. We have continued our tradition of rolling host countries, favoring ITCs for each event to showcase the diversity of our members and to build closer links with local professional and civil society organisations. This time, we visited Montenegro, Italy, Northern Macedonia and Latvia. These September WG meetings drew WEMov to the close of GP3. Working Group 1 held its in-person meeting in Podgorica, Montenegro on 1-2 September, graciously hosted… Lire la suite »Event – Newsletter #9 – WG meetings in the Fall
News from WG1 By Tatjana Šarić (Croatian State Archives, Zagreb, Croatia) & Katelin Marit Parsons (Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies, Reykjavík, Iceland) Working Group 1 has continued to meet monthly online to discuss the progress of our group and plan future tasks: finding and describing primary sources in European archives and libraries, building the future online catalogue, preparing the typology of sources, and working on a joint article. The most important of our deliverables… Lire la suite »WG News – Newsletter #9