Rosette Sifa Vuninga

Dr. Rosette Sifa Vuninga is a National Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Cape Town’s Historical Studies Department, South Africa. She is also a Social Sciences Research Council (SSRC) 2023 Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa (Next Gen) Post-Doctoral Writing Fellow, 2020 Next Gen Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellow, and a 2016 African Peacebuilding Network (APN) Collaborative Research Group grantee. Her PhD project focuses on ways in which ethnic and regional identities are experienced among migrants with a focus on the Congolese people of Cape Town. Dr. Vuninga’s research is in the field of migration and explores issues related to transborder politics of identity and belonging as well as gender politics in migrant networks. Her research interest also includes urban networks of violence, with a particular interest on aspects of gender, class, and identity. She has publications, including peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, a book review, and working papers

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