SAIIA event featuring Prof. Alan Hirsch’s presentation on migration report on February 5th


The New South Institute (NSI) announces an upcoming event organized by the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), where Professor Alan Hirsch, Director of the Migration Governance Reform in Africa Program (MIGRA) at NSI, will present his latest research. This event is scheduled for February 5, 2024, at the School of Economics, University of Cape Town.

Professor Hirsch’s report, “South Africa Country Study: Migration Trends, Policy, Implementation, and Outcomes,” provides a detailed analysis of the migration policies in South Africa. This study is a part of the broader MIGRA series, which focuses on migration governance in Africa.

The presentation, titled “South Africa’s Migration Policy Mess: Where Did It Come From and Can It Be Fixed?“, will offer insights into the evolution and current status of migration policies in South Africa, exploring both historical contexts and future prospects.

Details of the event are as follows:

  • Date and Time: February 5, 2024, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
  • Location: Lecture Theatre 1, Middle Campus, The School of Economics, University of Cape Town, Cape Town
  • Fees: Complimentary for SAIIA members. General admission is R80; student fee is R20.
  • Contact Information: Pippa Segall, +27 (0)11 339-2021

This event is an opportunity for scholars, policymakers, and the public to engage in a critical discussion on migration policy in South Africa. We encourage all interested individuals to attend.

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