Dr. Naluwembe Binaisa
University College, London, UK
Naluwembe is currently based at University College London, United Kingdom. One of her most recent works is the project: Citizens of Photography, the Camera and the Political Imagination, conducting in-depth fieldwork in Nigeria. Naluwembe holds a PhD in Migration Studies and is an inter-disciplinary scholar whose research seeks in different ways to understand the multiple intersections within mobilities of belonging, citizenship, gender, generation, digital, transnational, socio-economic and cultural dynamics. Her research focuses on urban Africa and the wider diaspora, with fieldwork experience in DR Congo, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda and the UK. Naluwembe has published several peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. Prior to joining UCL she was research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, leading a project on mobile telephony and negotiating life in Lagos. Prior to that, Naluwembe was based at the University of Oxford, International Migration Institute, Oxford Department of International Development, working on the Mobility in the African Great Lakes project and the African Diasporas within Africa project.