Yudit Namer: Immigration, othering and health

In this episode, we talk to Yudit Namer who is a postdoctoral researcher at the School of Public Health at Bielefeld University (Germany). Our main topics are discrimination and othering and how they relate to the health of different generations of migrants.

PAST (00:02:10): We learn how Yudit has been combining her different professional roles as therapist, researcher, and teacher.
PRESENT (00:14:54): We discuss an inspiring research article by Viruell-Fuentes (2007) on immigration, discrimination, and health research among Mexicans in the United States.
FUTURE (00:30:17): Yudit elaborates on relational justice, relational ethics, and de-colonizing practices in research.

Full references of this episode’s article:

Viruell-Fuentes, E. A. (2007). Beyond acculturation: immigration, discrimination, and health research among Mexicans in the United States. Social Science & Medicine, 65(7), 1524-1535. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2007.05.010