On the 13 November, from 12.30-13.30 our colleague Robert Nurick will speak at a Sydney Asia Pacific Migration Centre (SAPMiC) event.
from Cambodia is a major livelihood strategy for rural families, with most
having at least one member migrating in search of work. Thailand is their
number one destination. Most have an undocumented status, putting them at risk
of arrest and deportation.
share the findings of interviews with Cambodian migrants and members of their
families exploring their motivations and decision-making. The involuntary
return of undocumented migrants from Thailand in June 2014 provides the lens
through which the significance of migration strategies and the impact of return
on family livelihoods are studied. The second part of the talk reviews the
experience of sharing the findings in comic form with migrants and their
families. Their reflections have helped to frame a follow-up research agenda
that addresses their priorities. He will conclude by proposing that the
production and sharing of knowledge in an accessible and innovative form has
transformed a ‘standard’ piece of qualitative research into a participatory
action research process.
Precarious Migration, is available online in English, Khmer,
If you would
like to attend please contact Matt Withers (firstname.lastname@example.org).