CESPYD Attends Fundamental Rights Forum 2021 to Discuss Role of Roma Girls in Advocacy and Political Participation

CESPYD asiste al Fundamental Rights Forum 2021 para hablar del rol de las niñas gitanas en la abogacía y la participación política el día 12 de octubre a las 14.30 horas (CET). Para más información, os dejamos el enlace de la sesión: https://epha.org/investing-in-roma-youth-for-advancing-fairer-and-healthier-european-societies/  Welcome to the Fundamental Rights Forum 2021...

11 October, 2021

Energy Poverty in Torreblanca and Polígono Sur: The Current Situation

The group of Roma women from Polígono Sur and Torreblanca, through their grassroots organization YILÓ, @somosyilo, is denouncing the constant problems in their neighborhoods due to the constant power cuts. They expressed this situation during a heat wave last August, now, in the middle of a cold wave, the cuts...

22 January, 2021

A Reproductive Justice Lens in COVID19 Times: the Rights of Roma Girls

On World Children’s Day in the climate of COVID-19 we must highlight the urgent challenge to protect the rights of Roma girls across Europe. COVID-19 has marked a grim time in which Roma girls have experienced a significant loss in their closest networks, insufficient resources to continue their schooling at home, the...

1 December, 2020

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

COVID-19 Effects on Roma Health Rights and Social Determinants in Seville

Seville, 16 May 2020. Following the meeting with the Mayor of Seville, Juan Espadas, on Wednesday 6th May, Roma women, CESPYD, Studio 41013 and other collaborators developed a policy brief with a set of recommendations that have been proposed to the City Council. Roma populations of Seville suffer a constant violation of their human...

16 May, 2020

Advocating for Roma Rights in the Face of the Coronavirus Crisis

Seville, 8 May 2020. CESPYD, together with a group of Roma women, leaders of community organizations, researchers and journalists are concerned about the consequences that the crisis of the coronavirus is having on the neighbors who live in the most unjust conditions during the confinement period in Seville (Spain). In...

8 May, 2020

Campaña #RegularizaciónYa de Todas las Personas Migrantes y Refugiadas

Puedes firmar aquí. CESPYD ha apoyado esta acción. A la atención del Presidente Pedro Sánchez, Vicepresidente Pablo Iglesias, Ministra de Igualdad Irene Montero, Ministra de Trabajo y Economía Social Yolanda Díaz, Ministra de Inclusión Social, Seguridad Social y Migraciones José Luis Escrivá, Ministro del Interior Fernando Grande Marlaska y Defensor del...

16 April, 2020

Researchers from Turkey Visit CESPYD

Ayşe Şafak Ayvazoğlu and Ozge Calhan, researchers at the Izmir Katip Çelebi University in Turkey, visited CESPYD from 10th to 20th September 2019. The visit was possible thanks to an Erasmus+ Mobility Agreement, Staff Mobility for Training. Among other activities, they visited a reception center for asylum seekers managed by...

12 October, 2019

Stay in the Núcleo de Direitos Humanos e Cidadanía LGBT from Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil, within the Framework of the Project “Diversity and Equity in Ibero-American Universities”

Our colleague Rocío Garrido has been developing her work in an action-research stay at the NUH – Núcleo de Direitos Humanos e Cidadanía LGBT (http://www.fafich.ufmg.br/nuh/) from Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil. This stay, held during August 2019, is part of the project “Diversity and Equity in Ibero-American Universities:...

1 October, 2019

Virginia Paloma Visita la Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Virginia Paloma ha disfrutado de una ayuda del programa Staff Mobility for Teaching (Erasmus +) del 6 al 10 de mayo de 2019 en el Departamento de Psicología de la Universitá Cattolica del Sacro Cuore en Milán (Italia). Invitada por la Prof. Daniela Marzana, ello le ha permitido impartir docencia...

20 May, 2019

Virginia Paloma Visits Stockholm University

Our colleague Virginia Paloma visited Stockholm University (Sweden) last week thanks to the invitation of  Prof. Sirkku Männikkö Barbutiu, from the Dept. of Computer and Systems Sciences at this University. During her visit, Virginia presented her current research in the seminar organized by the above department with the work “Constructing Useful...

18 June, 2018

Acto Graduación Posgrados Oficiales Psicología 2018

El pasado viernes 15 de junio se celebró en el salón de actos de la Facultad de Psicología de la Universidad de Sevilla el acto de graduación de los posgrados oficiales de esta disciplina: Máster en Psicología de la Educación, Avances en Intervención y Necesidades Educativas Especiales; Máster en Psicología...

26th International Conference on Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services

During 6-8 June, the 26th International Conference on Health Promoting Hospitals and Health Services took place in Bologna, Italy, with the theme “Health Promotion Strategies to Achieve Reorientation of Health Services: Evidence-based Policies and Practices.” Manuel García Ramírez presented two papers: Struggling for equity in sexual and reproductive healthcare for...

When the World Moves: Migration in the Light of Science

Last May 8th, our colleague Virginia Paloma was invited to participate in a debate session promoted by the journal IDescubre from Descubre Foundation in Andalusia. The objective was to debate about how scientific knowledge can contribute to overcome prejudice and to promote equity and coexistence. Virginia Paloma shared dialogue together with...

27 May, 2018

1st World Congress on Migration, Ethnicity, Health and Race

On May 17, 18 and 19 took place in Edinburgh, Scotland, the 1st World Congress on Migration, Ethnicity, Race and Health.  CESPYD was present at the event with two contributions: the poster “A multi-level advocacy framework for Roma health: a scoping review” by Daniela Miranda, Irene Oreja, Claudia de Freitas...

22 May, 2018

Psychosocial Intervention Is Now Rated by Clarivate Analytic Journal Impact Factor

The journal Psychosocial Intervention is now indexed and abstracted in the Clarivate Analytics’ Social and Behavioral Sciences Journal Citation Reports and Social Sciences Edition Social Sciences Citation Index. Psychosocial Intervention is included in the most influential and recognized  international databases such as:  Current Contents® (Clarivate), DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals), Google...

3 May, 2018

Using Photovoice as a Community-Building Tool

The contribution of our colleagues Guariso, Paloma, Arias, Garrido y García-Ramírez titled “Photovoice as a Research-Intervention Tool for Youth Neighborhood Activism in Societally Vulnerable Contexts” published in the Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, has been highlighted in the SCRA’s website Community Psychology. More information in: https://www.communitypsychology.com/using-photovoice-as-a-community-building-tool/

Exchange between University of Illinois at Chicago and Universidad de Sevilla

During October-December 2017, CESPYD member Daniela Miranda was a visiting student at the University of Illinois at Chicago supervised by two minority advocacy experts, Professor Yolanda Suarez-Balcazar and Professor Fabricio Balcazar. This experience was enriching as it taught us about advocacy processes that a university-community based partnership have the capacity...

16 December, 2017

Rocío Garrido, a New PhD in CESPYD

On November 10th 2017, our colleague Rocío Garrido obtained her PhD with her work entitled  “Competences for Equity in Culturally Diverse Communities: Conceptualizing and Measuring Community Cultural Competence”. Her work was codirected by Prof. Manuel García-Ramírez (Universidad de Sevilla) and Prof. Fabricio Balcázar (University of Illinois at Chicago). She graduated...

10 November, 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

University of Sevilla Commits to Becoming a Space for Roma Health Advocacy

University of Sevilla’s Vicerrector of Social and Community Service, Ana López Jiménez, committed to signing an agreement to amplify Fakali’s presence within the University, not only as an organization that provides annual extended studies courses and practicum opportunities for students, but as an organization with capacity to influence within the...

16 August, 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 20:00 horas 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...

12 June, 2017

Publicación del Informe “Experimentos Virtuales de Intervenciones Sociales para la Mejora del Bienestar Inmigrante en Andalucía”

Este informe recoge los resultados del proyecto de investigación financiado por el Centro de Estudios Andaluces en la convocatoria 2014 denominado ‘Bienestar Inmigrante y Justicia Social en Andalucía: Generación de un Sistema Dinámico Multinivel’. Dirigido por la profesora del Departamento de Psicología Social de la Universidad de Sevilla, Virginia Paloma,...

18 April, 2017

First Meeting between OSF-RIO, CESPYD and FAKALI

In February 2017, Open Society Foundation-Roma Integration Office’s planned a field visit to meet with CESPYD and FAKALI in Sevilla. RIO program officers had the chance to become more familiar with both organization’s work. RIO program officers visited both Polígono Sur Primary Healthcare Center and the Torreblanca Healthcare Center. We...

20 February, 2017

ROAD4HEALTH: Kick-Off Meeting

On February 2nd the official project kickoff meeting took place at the Universidad de Sevilla Nursing department.  In this meeting partners presented the activities and objectives of each phase included in the project. Please see meeting agenda here: ROAD4HEALTH Kick-Off Agenda Fakali’s staff, the advisory board and student collaborators were invited...

4 February, 2017

Tesis Premiada por la Fundación Pública Andaluza Centro de Estudios Andaluces

La tesis doctoral “Diseño de un programa de alfabetización en salud para mejorar el acceso y utilización de los servicios sanitarios a población inmigrante” presentada por Martina Fernández Gutiérrez (Universidad de Cádiz) y co-dirigida por nuestra compañera M.ª Jesús Albar Marín y Pilar Bas Sarmiento (Universidad de Cádiz), ha obtenido...

13 January, 2017

IV European Meeting “Mediation in Romany Health”

On the 6th, 7th and 8th of June, the University Residence Flora Tristan of the Pablo de Olavide University hosted the IV European Meeting of “Mediation in Romany Health”, organized by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and CESPYD, in collaboration with the University Pablo de Olavide and the Office...

12 June, 2016

Nabil Sayed en Máster Migraciones Internacionales, Salud y Bienestar

El Prof. Dr. Nabil Sayed va a participar como profesor en la asignatura “Migraciones, Diversidad y Salud Mental” del Máster de Migraciones Internacionales Salud y Bienestar los días 20 y 21 de abril de 17 a 21 horas y de 9 a 14 horas, respectivamente. Nabil es psiquiatra de la Unidad...

10 April, 2016

Jornada de Convivencia Intercultural

CESPYD asistió a la Jornada de Convivencia Intercultural de los pueblos que vivimos en Sevilla organizada por la Plataforma Somos Migrantes el sábado 12 de marzo en la Parroquia Blanca Paloma, en la barriada Los Pajaritos.  

10 March, 2016

Crisis Humanitaria en el Mediterráneo: Intervención con Población Refugiada

Ayer, 16 de febrero, CESPYD asistió al acto organizado por Médicos del Mundo Andalucía, titulado “Crisis humanitaria en el Mediterráneo: Intervención con población refugiada”. Intervinieron Teresa González Galiana, médico y experta en acción humanitaria; Manuel Blanco Fernández, Sargento de bomberos y voluntario de PROEM-AID en Lesbos; y Pablo Simón Lorda, médico y...

17 February, 2016

Vicente Manzano Arrondo, Doctor en Economía

Desde CESPYD queremos felicitar a nuestro compañero Vicente Manzano Arrondo por la obtención del título de Doctor en Economía con la tesis titulada “Economía ciudadana de la liberación. Fundamentos, indicadores y soporte académico”. La defensa tuvo lugar el pasado viernes 29 de enero a la que se otorgó una calificación de sobresaliente...

1 February, 2016

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

Exposición SOMOS MIGRANTES

La ONG ENTRECULTURAS organiza la exposición SOMOS MIGRANTES que tendrá lugar en el Rectorado de la US del 9 noviembre al 20 noviembre. Entreculturas es una ONG de desarrollo promovida por la Compañía de Jesús que cree en la educación como instrumento de desarrollo, transformación y diálogo entre culturas. Promueve la solidaridad con...

25 October, 2015

Máster en Migraciones Internacionales, Salud y Bienestar (US)

El Máster en Migraciones Internacionales, Salud y Bienestar: Modelos y Estrategias de Intervención es un programa de posgrado de un año de duración (60 créditos ECTS) que se imparte en la Facultad de Psicología de la Universidad de Sevilla. Tiene como objetivo formar científicos y profesionales competentes en servicios socio-sanitarios dirigidos...

16 September, 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