The next Research Seminar of the Centre for the Comparative Study of the Americas (CECSAM) will look at the issues connected with the prolonged separation of Ecuadorian women migrants, who live and work in the Basque Country, from their children.
Title: ‘The effects of transnational motherhood on the health of women migrants from Ecuador in the Basque Country’
Speaker: Dr Claire H. Firth
Date: Thursday, 12th December 2013
Time: 4.00pm – 5:30pm
Venue: Arts and Humanities Conference Room (B03), Basement Floor, Callaghan Building
Admission: Free of charge, all welcome
Dr Firth from the Centre for Migration Policy Research at Swansea University will look at the issues connected with the prolonged separation from their children of Ecuadorian women migrants, who live and work in the Basque Country. Dr Firth researches the field of literature and migration, and she is currently working on a book entitled Landscapes of exile, dislocation and loss.
Launched in early 2010 and based in the College of Arts and Humanities, CECSAM engages with people and organizations at Swansea University, Wales and beyond with research or teaching interests in any discipline dealing with the Americas. It organizes monthly research seminars open to academic and non-academic members of the community, as well as other cultural events.
Contact details: For more information please contact Dr Rocío Pérez-Tattam.
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