The Role of Contextual Factors in the Electoral Resurgence of Extreme Right-wing Forces in Spain: The Case of Andalusia

Reference: Iglesias-Pascual, R., Paloma, V., & Benítez, I. (2021). The role of contextual factors in the electoral resurgence of extreme right-wing parties in Spain: The case of Andalusia. Political Geography, 86. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polgeo.2021.102356  Abstract: Up until the end of 2018, extreme right-wing parties and their anti-immigration discourse, now a common...

18 February, 2021

Seven Midwives in Dajla

Funded by: Diputación de Sevilla, Ayuntamiento de Carmona y Universidad de Sevilla
Coordinator: Fátima León Larios
Duration: Mayo 2017

Citizen’s Concentration: Human rights have no borders

A la opinión pública: El final del verano y el comienzo del otoño, que en muchos espacios se considera comienzo de nuevos proyectos y procesos, se presenta nefasto en general y especialmente denigrante para el colectivo de personas migrantes en España y Europa. Y aunque podemos seguir pensando que es...

13 October, 2020

Constructions of Burnout, Identity and Self-care in Professionals Working toward the Psychosocial Care of Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Italy

Reference: Marco Gemignani & Massimo Giliberto (2021) Constructions of burnout, identity, and self-care in professionals working toward the psychosocial care of refugees and asylum seekers in Italy, Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 34:1, 56-78. doi: 10.1080/10720537.2019.1700853 Abstract: Professionals who provide psychosocial services to refugees and asylum seekers in Italy are a population at high-risk of job stress...

1 October, 2020

A Peer Support and Peer Mentoring Approach to Enhancing Resilience and Empowerment among Refugees settled in Southern Spain

Reference: Paloma, V., de la Morena, I., Sladkova, J., & López‐Torres, C. (2020). A peer support and peer mentoring approach to enhancing resilience and empowerment among refugees settled in southern Spain. J Community Psychol, 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1002/jcop.22338 Abstract: This study aims to analyze the processes of resilience and empowerment experienced by...

2 April, 2020

Promoting Posttraumatic Growth among the Refugee Population in Spain: A Community‐based Pilot Intervention

Reference: Paloma, V., de la Morena, I., & López‐Torres, C. (2019). Promoting posttraumatic growth among therefugee population in Spain: A community‐based pilot intervention. Health & Social Care in the Community. https://doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12847 Abstract: Various international organisations have identified the development of programmes that mitigate the negative impact that forced displacement has on...

1 October, 2019

Effects of the Economic Crisis and Austerity Policies on Health and Health Care Access of Migrant Population in Southern European Countries: Scoping Review

Reference: Jordão, N. M., Freitas, C. D., & García Ramírez, M. (2018). Effects of the economic crisis and austerity policies on health and health care access of migrant population in southern European countries: scoping review. REMHU: Revista Interdisciplinar da Mobilidade Humana, 26(54), 213-230. Abstract: The aim of this article is to gather...

13 December, 2018

Map and Guide to Community Resources for Refugees in the City of Seville

“Guide to community resources for refugees in the city of Seville” See guide in Spanish See guide in English See guide in French See guide in Arabic See guide in Russian “Map of community resources for refugees in the city of Seville”       See map Result of the project “Strengthening Resilient...

19 July, 2018

Virginia Paloma visits Stockholm University

Our colleague visited the Dept. of Computer and Systems Sciences at Stockholm University last week to present her current research about “Constructing Useful Knowledge for Immigrants and Refugees: Experiences from Southern Spain.”

18 June, 2018

Health Disparities: Understanding and Promoting Healthy Communities

Referencia: Suarez-Balcazar, Y., Mirza, M. P., & García-Ramírez, M. (2017). Health disparities: Understanding and promoting healthy communities. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 46, 1-6. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/10852352.2018.1386761 Resumen: This themed issue focuses on understanding and addressing several public health issues affecting communities today nationally and internationally. Health disparities, and global health in...

28 December, 2017

Experimentos Virtuales de Intervenciones Sociales para la Mejora del Bienestar Inmigrante en Andalucía

Reference: Paloma, V. (Coord.) (2017). Experimentos virtuales de intervenciones sociales para la mejora del bienestar inmigrante en Andalucía. Sevilla: Centro de Estudios Andaluces. Abstract: El presente informe recoge los resultados del proyecto de investigación financiado por el Centro de Estudios Andaluces en la convocatoria 2014 denominado ‘Bienestar Inmigrante y Justicia...

27 December, 2017

Platform We Are Migrants

The Platform We Are Migrants aims to defend migrants’ rights (health, education, employment…) and to promote wellbeing in intercultural communities. On the contrary, the Platform rejects all kind of violence towards migrant populations by institutions, organizations, racist groups or people, etc. The Platform We Are Migrants was born from two...

20 December, 2017

The Voice and Look of Young Refugees in Greece: Photovoice as a Community Action-Research Tool

Reference: Garrido, R., & Delgado, A. (2017). La Voz y la Mirada de Jóvenes Refugiados/as en Grecia: Photovoice como Herramienta de Investigación-Acción Comunitaria. Papeles de Trabajo sobre Cultura, Educación y Desarrollo Humano / Working Papers on Culture, Education and Human Development. Número monográfico “5th International Health Humanities Conference”. Abstract: In April 2016, a photovoice workshop was held...

10 December, 2017

Proyectos de Cooperación al Desarrollo “2017, 7 matronas en Dajla”

Participación de las profesoras Fátima León Larios y María Jesús Albar Marín en el Proyecto “2017, 7 matronas en Dajla”, en los campamentos de refugiados saharauis (Argelia). De acuerdo con el Artículo 36 de la Constitución de la República Árabe Saharaui Democrática, los ciudadanos y ciudadanas saharauis tienen derecho a...

8 December, 2017

Casa de Palabras Andalucía

Casa de Palabras Andalucía es un proyecto sin ánimo de lucro que parte del poder de la lectura, el arte y las historias compartidas para la promoción del bienestar y la cohesión social. Se dirige principalmente a personas en situación de vulnerabilidad, como menores migrantes y refigurados/as. Sus objetivos principales...

6 December, 2017

Day “Care for Migrants”

Activity carried out in the Faculty of Psychology of the US, proclaimed Faculty Refuge. Photographs by Rocío Valerous.

8 October, 2017

Informe CIE 2016 “25,66 Media diaria de repatriaciones forzadas”

La Asociación Claver-Servicio Jesuita a Migrantes presentará su informe anual CIE 2016, titulado: “25,66 Media diaria de repatriaciones forzadas” este martes 13 de junio a las 20:00h en la sede de Sevilla localizada en el Centro Arrupe (Avda. Eduardo Dato 20).  Este informe aborda la situación en la que se encuentran las personas inmigrantes en los Centros...

12 June, 2017

SCRA’s Response to the Global Refugee Crisis

OVERVIEW OF THE REFUGEE CRISIS The massive arrival of Syrians to the European borders has become a symbol of the suffering of the millions of persons displaced by the wars and generalized violence that devastates our planet. At this time, more than twelve million people need humanitarian aid in Syria....

29 December, 2015

Concentración Solidaria con la Población Refugiada

La Plataforma Somos Migrantes, de la cual es miembro CESPYD, convoca junto con otros actores una concentración solidaria con la población refugiada. Ésta tendrá lugar el día 12 de septiembre a las 12:00h en la Puerta Jerez (Sevilla). ¡Os esperamos allí!  

10 September, 2015