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Kiros Hiruy

Kiros Hiruy

Adjunct Researcher

Off-Campus

+61 423 730 294 (phone)

Kiros.Hiruy@utas.edu.au

General Responsibilities

Kiros is a Development Anthropologist with Agricultural science and Environmental management training. His research interests include community development and empowerment, migration and settlement. As a development practitioner, Kiros has worked with communities, governments and non-governmental organisations in Africa and Australia and his experience over the last two decades has spanned from International Development, Food Security, Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Farming, to Environmental and Project Management.

Kiros is also a trained practitioner in participatory learning approaches (PLA) and Social Return on Investment (SROI) and he uses anthropological methodologies and participatory approaches in his work.

Kiros completed his PhD with the Institute for Regional Development on bottom-up social empowerment and inclusion in Australia.

Professional Memberships:
  • MAIPM, MEIANZ, MSfAA

Teaching Responsibilities

Publications

Research Profile

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Fields of Research

  • Social and Cultural Anthropology (160104)
  • Public Policy (160510)
  • Migrant Cultural Studies (200208)
  • Sociological Methodology and Research Methods (160807)
  • Anthropology of Development (160101)
  • Social and Cultural Geography (160403)

Research Objectives

  • Ethnicity, Multiculturalism and Migrant Development and Welfare (940111)
  • Cultural Understanding (959999)
  • Social Class and Inequalities (940116)
  • Health Related to Specific Ethnic Groups (920503)

Publications

Total publications

7

Journal Article

(4 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2015Hiruy K, Eversole R, 'NGOs and African Grassroots Community Organisations in Australia', Third Sector Review, 21, (1) pp. 143-159. ISSN 1323-9163 (2015) [Refereed Article]

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Co-authors: Eversole R

2014Hiruy K, Mwanri L, 'End-of-life experiences and expectations of Africans in Australia: Cultural implications for palliative and hospice care', Nursing Ethics: An International Journal for Health Care Professionals, 21, (2) pp. 187-197. ISSN 1477-0989 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1177/0969733012475252 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 4

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2012Hiruy K, Eversole R, 'Participation at the coalface: translating local knowledges and institutions in post-war Tigray, North Ethiopia', Community Development Journal: an international forum, 48, (2) Article bss038. ISSN 0010-3802 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/cdj/bss038 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2

Co-authors: Eversole R

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2012Mwanri L, Hiruy K, Masika J, 'Empowerment as a tool for a healthy resettlement: a case of new African settlers in South Australia', International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, 8, (2) pp. 86-97. ISSN 1747-9894 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1108/17479891211250021 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9

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Book

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2009Hiruy K, 'Finding home away from home: place attachement; place identity, belonging and resettlement among African-Australians in Hobart', LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany, pp. 136. ISBN 9783843386203 (2009) [Authored Other Book]

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Conference Publication

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2010Hiruy K, 'Displacement and Emplacement: Ecology of the refugee journey', School of Geography & Environmental Studies Conference Abstracts, 2010, 28 June 2010, Sandy Bay (2010) [Conference Extract]

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Other Public Output

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2014Hiruy K, 'Using multi-sited ethnographic case studies and auto-ethnography to explore bottom-up community empowerment among African communities in Australia', SAGE Research Methods Cases, Sage Publications, Ltd, London, UK, pp. 3-20. (2014) [Report Other]

DOI: 10.4135/978144627305014537443 [eCite] [Details]

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