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Rosette Sifa Vuninga

University of the Western Cape

Dr Rosette Sifa Vuninga is Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of the Western Cape’s Centre for the Humanities Research in Cape Town, South Africa. She is also a 2020 Social Sciences Research Council’ African Peacebuilding Network’s doctoral fellow and a 2016 African Peacebuilding Network’s Collaborative Research Group. Her PhD project focuses on ways in which ethnic and regional identities are experienced among the Congolese people of Cape Town. 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 networks of violence, with a particular interest on aspects of gender, class and identity. She has publications including peer reviewed journal articles, book chapter, a book review and working papers.