RSC Public Seminar Series, Trinity term 2018
Series convened by Dr Ali Ali
Seminar held on 23 May 2018
About the speaker
Dr Tahir Zaman is a Lecturer in Human Geography at the University of Sussex. His research focuses on refugees and forced migration with particular reference to Iraq and Syria, transnationalism, diaspora contributions to conflict transformation and peace-building, sociology of religion, and faith-based humanitarianism. His book Islamic Traditions of Refuge in the Crises of Iraq and Syria was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2016. His new working paper, The ‘humanitarian anchor’: A social economy approach to assistance in protracted displacement situations (pdf file), was published by the Overseas Development Institute in May 2018.
Photo: A vendor sells pink candy floss amid the ruins near the Aleppo citadel, Syria, November 2017. Credit: UNHCR/Susan Schulman.