Internship

Welcome to the GRFDT database of the Internship.

Agata Wanat

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   MITRA student, Université de Lille

Brief Profile:   Agata Wanat holds a BA degree in Ethnology Cultural Anthropology from the University of Warsaw. Currently, she is pursuing an MA in Transnational Migrations (Erasmus Mundus MITRA programme). She has completed antropological fieldwork in West Africa, focused on migration of young Gambians to Europe and its impact on family and gender relations in the town of Bakau. Her current research interests circle around European integration policies - especially the accessibility and quality of education available for children of migrant backgroud. She has volunteered in several NGOs supporting children and youth of migrant background.

Area of Specialization (keywords):   Migration, Gender, Identity, Integration Policies, Inclusive Education

Contact Address:   GRFDT

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Erere Oghoghome

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   University of Ibadan

Brief Profile:   Erere Oghoghome is a qualified lawyer, currently undertaking a master’s program in peace and conflict studies with research focus on migration and household economic development at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. She has experience advocating for the protection of girls’ rights and has worked to mobilize community action for the protection of adolescent girls. She is one of the 25 young female leaders to pioneer the March Women’s Shadowing Scheme 2020 by the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs and UN Women Nigeria. She is also a Young African Leaders Initiative Fellow. Erere’s interests lie in migration management and policy, gender equality and international development.

Area of Specialization (keywords):   Migration

Contact Address:   [email protected]

Srinita Bhattacharjee

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   University of Hyderabad

Brief Profile:   Ms. Srinita Bhattacharjee is a doctoral candidate at the Centre for the Study of Indian Diaspora (CSID), University of Hyderabad, India. Her research pans the intricacies of Subaltern Migration in the Global South and North while probing the politics of literary and cultural representations of the disenfranchised migrants. Srinita is an English Major from Lady Brabourne College, University of Calcutta, and earned her post-graduate degree in English and Cultural Studies from The English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU). She also has an MPhil from CSID. She is a recipient of the ICSSR Doctoral Research Fellowship. She was a visiting student at the Dept. of Comparative Literature, Harvard University in 2019.

Area of Specialization (keywords):   migration, transnationalism, subaltern, refugee, asylum seeker, undocumented

Contact Address:   GRFDT

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Mobile No:   8297240614

Charles Mbatsogo

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   University of Poitiers, France

Brief Profile:   Charles Mbatsogo is a research scholar and junior diplomat specialized in migration governance in Sub-Saharan Africa. He holds a double master's degree in Geopolitics and International relations from the Academy of Diplomacy of Cameroon (IRIC). He is a laureate and graduate of the YALI (Young African Leadership Initiative) program launched by former US President Barack Obama. Charles has over 5 years of experience in corporate communication, data collection and analysis as well as reporting, leading to various scientific publications and international communications. Currently enrolled as a PhD student in Geography at Migrinter Lab (University of Poitiers, France), his thesis analyses the stakes and challenges of return migration in Africa in connection with codevelopment. He is passionate about institutional communication, creative writing and humanitarian action.

Area of Specialization (keywords):   migration governance in Sub-Saharan Africa, sustainable development

Contact Address:   University of Poitiers, France. Email- [email protected]

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Zohra Hassani

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   Master’s in Public policy from Sciences Po and Master’s in Migration and Diaspora studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).

Brief Profile:   Zohra Hassani is an Afghan-born French passionate about migration, displacement and refugee issues. She holds a master’s degree in Public policy from Sciences Po and a master’s degree in Migration and Diaspora studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). For her master’s dissertation, she conducted interviews with seven Afghan women from Hazara ethnicity living in London and used the notions of aspiration and hope to explore their attitudes towards the 'time ahead’. Her work shows that their attitudes towards the future are indicative of their multiple identities - as Afghan women, from the Hazara ethnic minority and as immigrants - but also of the transnational relational setting of their life. She is currently working on a personal project about stories of Afghan migration to Europe which aims to account for the plurality of life experiences and narratives of Afghan migrants. Her research interests include European law and policy on migration and Afghan migration

Area of Specialization (keywords):   European law and policy on migration and Afghan migration

Contact Address:   GRFDT

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Sharlene Chen

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   Humanity Research Consultancy / King's College London

Brief Profile:   Sharlene is an research intern at Humanity research Consultancy, and a student of International Conflict Studies at King’s College London. Her area of interests include migration and social justice, conflict resolution and democratisation in the Middle East and North Africa, eliminating modern slavery, and fostering sustainability at a global level. Sharlene has completed her BA in Sociology from Fu-Jen Catholic University, with major focus on inequality, migrant labour rights and stateless children in Taiwan. Sharlene is currently working on research projects centre on exploring the structural violence against irregular migrants in Europe, and labour rights of female domestic migrants workers in Taiwan. With a dedication to International Politics and Human Rights issues, Sharlene has experiences in working in NGOs, advocacy and policy making in refugee and asylum seeker rights, and writing in regional conflicts and human rights crisis in Asia.

Area of Specialization (keywords):   refugee, asylum seeker, human rights, modern slavery, labour rights, inequality, violence

Contact Address:   Flat 1108, 2 Angel Lane, Stratford, London E15 1FF

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Fariha Jahan Prima

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh

Brief Profile:   Fariha Jahan Prima did her bachelor’s from Jahangirnagar University in Anthropology. She is pursuing her Master’s in Anthropology from the same university. In 2017, after observing huge influx of Rohingyas in Bangladesh, migration became her interest of research. Increasing climate induced migration and Ongoing Labour migratio stress during Covid Pandemic crisis also motivated her to undertake research studies. Her current research focus include labour migrants and the climate refugees. She has also done academic feild works on various issues realted to Migration.

Area of Specialization (keywords):   Labour migration, Climate refugee, Gender and Migration, Sustainable Development

Contact Address:   GRFDT

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Kishlay Kirti

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   Central University of South Bihar

Brief Profile:   Kishlay Kirti is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Economic Studies and Policy at the Central University of South Bihar, India. He has a master degree in Economics. His area of research is Development Economics where he works on migration, remittance, regional development and public policy.

Area of Specialization (keywords):   Migration, Remittance, Economic Development, and Public Policy

Contact Address:   Central University of South Bihar, Gaya (India)

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Rachid Lamghari

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Fes, Morocco.

Brief Profile:   Rachid Lamghari is a Ph.D. researcher on Cultural Studies at the Faculty of Letters and Human Sciences Dhar El Mhraz, Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Fes, Morocco. In 2017, he got his MA in Cultural Studies: Cultures, Identities and Nationhood in Morocco from the same institution. He reads and writes on a wide range of topics, but his primary interests are diaspora and migration studies, gender studies, transnationalism, identity, belonging, space, home, postcolonialism, and cultural studies in general. He has participated in many conferences and webinars that are majorly related to his areas of interest. Rachid looks forward to collaborate with GRFDT scholars and fellow researchers on diaspora and migration studies.

Area of Specialization (keywords):   diaspora and migration studies, gender studies, transnationalism, identity, belonging, space, home, postcolonialism, and cultural studies

Contact Address:   GRFDT

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Naziya Naweed

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   Jamia Millia Islamia, India

Brief Profile:   Naziya Naweed is a doctoral research scholar at the Centre for West Asian Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. Her research focuses on Indian Diaspora as an emerging factor in India’s foreign policy towards the largest regional and trading bloc, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Her writing takes into account an interdisciplinary perspective to understand the Indian Diaspora linkages with India’s foreign policy, through the prism of Remittance, Political Economy of Soft Power and Diplomacy. She has completed her graduation in Political Science from the Kamla Nehru College, University of Delhi, masters in Political Science from Jamia Millia Islamia, and Mphil in West Asian Studies from the same university. Naziya has also presented papers in International Conferences, Seminar in India and has participated in various courses organised by Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Global Initiative of Academic Networks (GIAN) and ICSSR sponsored workshop.

Area of Specialization (keywords):   Indian Diaspora, Foreign Policy and Diplomacy

Contact Address:   GRFDT

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Parul Srivastava

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   University of Hyderabad, India

Brief Profile:   Parul Srivastava is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of History at the University of Hyderabad, India. She is deeply interested in People's History, Oral History, Partition Studies, Gender, Women's Studies, and Migration. She is curious about how events in History have more or less been written with a political viewpoint and why the experiences of common people who experienced these events are often neglected. She received the Fulbright Nehru Doctoral Research Fellowship to the USA for 2020- 2021. Parul graduated from Ramjas College, University of Delhi, and holds a Masters in History from the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi where she wrote her seminar paper on the letters of Cairo Genizah (experiences of two Jewish merchants on the Western seaboard of India in the 12th century). Parul wrote another seminar paper while at JNU describing the relationship between clouds, climate, and landscape in Kalidasa's Abhijñānaśākuntalam and Meghadūtam. She also has an MPhil from the University of Lucknow. She has been associated with the Berkeley based 1947 Partition Archive since 2018 and has collected several oral narratives of Partition migrants and eyewitnesses from six cities of India. She has been an Editor and Content Manager for international websites and educational consultancies. July 15th, 2020

Area of Specialization (keywords):   Oral History, Partition of India, Subaltern Studies, Gender Studies, Migration, Personal Histories, Social History

Contact Address:   GRFDT

WebSite:   https://www.linkedin.com/in/parul-srivastava-b74348140/

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Praveen Kumar Tiwari

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   Jamia Milia Islamia

Brief Profile:   Praveen Kumar Tiwari is a M.A. final year student currently enrolled in the program MA International Relations-West Asian Studies at Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi. He has recently completed his dissertation on the topic 'Syrian Dilemma: Understanding and Analyzing the Syrian Civil War'. Moreover. he has published a recent article on India-UAE ties during Covid Pandemic, in Nepal Institute of International Cooperation and Engagement (NIICE), a Nepali think tank. He takes keen interest in researching about state institutions, political structure and popular revolutions in West Asia and North Africa.

Area of Specialization (keywords):   state institutions, political structure and popular revolutions in West Asia and North Africa

Contact Address:   GRFDT

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Fahmedur Rahman Himel

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   Bangladesh University of Professionals

Brief Profile:   Fahmedur Rahman Himel graduated from Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) in Disaster and Human Security Management. His undergraduate research was on ‘Immobility of Environmentally Stressed Rice Growing Farmers, A Case Study of Batiaghata Upazilla, Khulna’. Besides, he has worked on disasters and displacement due to erosion and monsoon flood. His current study is focused on ‘Returnee Migrant Workers of Bangladesh during Covid-19 Pandemic: Study of Integration Challenges’.

Area of Specialization (keywords):   migration and displacement

Contact Address:   GRFDT

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Mobile No:   01677924892

Olatunbosun Emmanuel OGUNSEEMI

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, Nigeria

Brief Profile:   Olatunbosun Emmanuel OGUNSEEMI, is a researcher at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He specializes in science education and technology integration through a pedagogical tool of reflective practice. A principal lecturer at College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, Nigeria, where he demonstrates his skills for science of education and technology integration in teacher training and teaching practices. He is passionate in scientific writing and sustainable development. Olatunbosun bagged his Master of Philosophy in science education and Masters of science education from the University of Ibadan, a Bachelor of science education in integrated science and curriculum studies from the University of Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria. He is a PhD student in science education and technology integration in the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Olatunbosun’s work is informed by sixteen (16) years of academic experiences with over thirty (30) patents writing to his credits. He has presented papers orally and virtually in academic conferences in Nigeria, United Arab Emirates and the Europe. He reviews academic writing for American Journal of Educational Research, Integrity Journal of Education and Training and International Journal of Social Sciences. He is the founder of FruitGates Foundation, a non-governmental organization that is committed to sustainable development by creating platform for people, profits and planet oriented sustainable programmes through capacity building to discover, develop and deploy values within our social institutions.

Area of Specialization (keywords):   Science Education, Technology Integration and Curriculum Studies

Contact Address:   College of Education, Ikere-Ekiti, Nigeria. P.M.B 250, Igbara odo road

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Mobile No:   08168398303

Pulkit Buttan

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   Central University of Gujarat

Brief Profile:   Pulkit Buttan is an M.Phil. student/researcher in the School of International Studies, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. His M.Phil dissertation is related to the refugee crisis and integration initiatives. He has completed his Bachelor’s and Masters degree in Political Science from the University of Delhi. He has worked as a 'Field Research Scholar' with Forum for Democracy(2018) where he looked into policy implications of the Delhi government initiatives at the ground level. He has also presented a paper on 'Role of Indian Diaspora in India-Uganda relations in International Conference on 'Diaspora Governance in International Relations: Opportunities and Challenges for India' [10-11 February 2020], organized by Centre for Diaspora Studies, Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar. His major areas of interest are international relations, refugee and migration studies.

Area of Specialization (keywords):   international relations, refugee and migration studies

Contact Address:   GRFDT

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Sabah Khan

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Brief Profile:   Sabah Khan is pursuing her PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. The title of her thesis is ‘Identity and Transnationalism: A Study of South Asian Muslim Diaspora in Britain’. Her research delves deeper into the debate on religion and diaspora by engaging with the concept of de-territorialised diaspora in reference to Muslim diaspora. Sabah’s research critically analyses notions of community, ummah and the ontology of being Muslim. Sabah has worked as a consultant with International Transport Workers’ Federation, New Delhi. During her tenure she worked on a project dealing with violence among transport sector workers in South Asia. She was awarded M. Phil in 2016 from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Her M. Phil dissertation was a comparative study of social exclusion of Muslims in India and Britain. She earned her undergraduate degree from Delhi University, and post-graduation from JNU. She has been associated with universities in London for her research and presented papers internationally at London School of Economics, University of Roehampton, etc

Area of Specialization (keywords):   Muslim diaspora communities, sociology of religion

Contact Address:   Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Wegene Mengistu

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   Addis Ababa University

Brief Profile:   I hold an MA degree in philosophy from Addis Ababa University(2011) and another MA in migration and intercultural relations from University of Oldenburg in Germany (2013). Currently, I'm a lecturer and researcher at Addis Ababa University. I've worked in the academia for about ten years now. I've taught and conducted researches on issues of migration as well tolerance, recognition and multiculturalism in the context of immigration countries. As part my academic endeavor to grasp issues thoroughly, I've made few publications on issues of rural - urban migration in Ethiopia and intercultural philosophy. I'm also an independent consultant on issues of migration, specifically migration from the horn of Africa.

Area of Specialization (keywords):   Migration and human rights. Migration, integration, and diversity. Migration and cosmopolitanism.

Contact Address:   Debrezeit road Po.box 120078 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Mobile No:   +2519110751

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Thiago Sette Câmara

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   Institute of Social Sciences – University of Lisbon (ICS-UL)

Brief Profile:   Has a bachelor's degree in International Relations (University Center of Belo Horizonte), a master's degree in International Relations and European Studies (University of Évora) and is currently pursuing a PhD in Migration Studies at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon, with a doctoral fellowship from the Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). Working on youth mobility field since 2014, he collaborated on several mobility projects in Europe, Asia and Africa. He has experience in the fields of International Relations and European Studies, working on the following topics: International Migration, Student Migration, Youth Mobility, Human Rights and International Cooperation.

Area of Specialization (keywords):   International Migration, Student Migration, Youth Mobility, Human Rights and International Cooperation.

Contact Address:   GRFDT

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Paige Fabry

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   independent researcher

Brief Profile:   My name is Paige Fabry. I am from the United States, but I currently reside in Belgium. I have an MA in International Migration with Human Rights law from the University of Kent Brussels School of International Studies. I also hold a BA in Political Science from the College of Wooster in the United States. My research has focused on migration and refugees in the European Union. I have analyzed responses to the recent refugee crisis, as well as, compliance with the Common European Asylum System.

Area of Specialization (keywords):   migration, refugees, migration law

Contact Address:   Belgium

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Pratik Satyal

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   Tribhuvan University

Brief Profile:   Pratik Satyal has completed his undergraduate studies in Electronics Engineering from Kathmandu University, Nepal. He is currently pursuing Master’s Program at Tribhuvan University in Conflict, Peace and Development Studies. His area of interest is in international political affair, conflict and diplomacy. Currently his research is on the effect of migration on the socio-political landscape in Nepal. He is also keen on understanding the political culture resulting from open border with India.

Area of Specialization (keywords):   Conflict, International Affair, Peace

Contact Address:   GRFDT

E-mail id:   [email protected]

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IMTIAZ AHMED

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   Aligarh Muslim university

Brief Profile:   I am pursuing Doctoral Degrees in Geography from the Department of West Asian and North African Studies, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. My thesis/dissertation topic: Yemeni Diaspora in India: A Geographical Appraisal. I Obtained my Bachelor's degree from the University of Jammu in 2016 and also obtained my master's degree in Geography from Aligarh Muslim University. My Master Dissertation was on "Role of Tourism in the development of Jammu and Kashmir economy." Over the years, I have gained field research experience by participating in several projects and field trips through some organizations and universities using quantitative and qualitative research methods.

Area of Specialization (keywords):   Diaspora, migration, geopolitics, population, and refugee crisis, in the Middle Eastern / West Asian region.

Contact Address:   Department of West Asian & North African Studies, Aligarh Muslim University. Aligarh. Uttar Pradesh. INDIA. Pin code 202002

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Mobile No:   7051883143

Mohamed Farahat

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   Cairo University & Egyptian Foundation for Refugees Rights

Brief Profile:   Bio Mohamed Farahat, in general is an Egyptian lawyer, Jurist human rights lawyer, legal trainer in addition to he is legal and political researcher. He joined Egyptian Foundation for Refugees Rights (EFRR) in 2014, first as Access to Justice team leader than as Coordinator of EFRR’s legal aid project with UNHCR , currently as programs director . Recently worked with HUMENA for human rights and civic engagement as legal analyst, as a Legal Consultant with International Organization for Migration (IOM-Egypt) , Legal Expert with Center for Migration and Refugees Studies (CMRS_-American university in Cairo (AUC) and Research fellow with International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) . In addition Mr. Farahat is a member of steering committee of Internet Rights and Principles Coalition (IRPC) and selected as a Management Advisory group (MAG) member at North Africa Internet Governance (NAIGF) . Prior to joining EFRR, he worked for Africa and Middle East Refugee Assistance (AMERA-Egypt) as access to Justice team leader, he worked for International Commission for Jurists (ICJ) as a legal researcher. Mr. Farahat is a legal and political researcher. He has several published articles related to International refugees law, Statelessness, political issues and democracy ,parliamentary studies, digital rights and internet governance .

Area of Specialization (keywords):   Refugees, Migrants, Labour Migrants, Statelessness, Victim of Trafficking. Freedom of expression, Digital Rights International law, Constitutional law, Human Rights

Contact Address:   1 A Kalet El Roada st . Manyal El Roada -Cairo-Egypt

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Mobile No:   00201224733

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Djelti Samir

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   Mustapha Stambouli University

Brief Profile:   PhD in economics with a focus on migration and development. Dr. Samir Djelti is a lecturer of economic geography and migration studies in the university of Mustapha Stambouli-Mascara, Algeria. He has developed the osmosis theory of human migration. As an expert in the Unu-gcm institute, he has proposed a model that explains, measures, and projects forced migration

Area of Specialization (keywords):   Migration studies, human interactions, international trade

Contact Address:   Mustapha Stambouli University, Mascara, 2900, Algeria

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Mobile No:   00213773310

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Razia Sultana

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   Ewha Womans University

Brief Profile:   Razia Sultana Ph.D is a research alumni at the Department of Social Welfare, Ewha Womans University, Seoul South Korea. She also completed her masters and Ph.D. from the same department and university. She was the receiver of Korean government scholarship to peruse her doctorate degree. She worked on the issue of diversity in workplace in her Ph.D. thesis. The result of the work brought her the best thesis award from the university. Her research focused was on examining employees’ perceptions (fairness and inclusion) based on their workplace diversity and how that relate to their organizational commitment and job performance in Bangladesh. She was studies on four different diversity characteristics for the research, namely gender, ethnicity, disability, and religious minority. Her research expertise also focuses on social enterprise in Bangladesh and Korea. She has investigated the journey of a leading NGO to social enterprise through her exploring research. Later she also done a comparative research on social enterprise between Bangladesh and Korea. She has numbers of volunteer and work experiences in Bangladesh and Korea. She completed her undergraduate in International Relations from University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. She gained interest on refugee and migration issue during her study in undergraduate level and later worked as young researcher at the organization name “Refugee and Migratory Movement Research Unit” in Bangladesh as well as worked as interpreter in Korean Immigration office (Refugee Division). She has published her research works on international journals and also joined various international conferences. To access her follow her twitter @raziasu17261635. She can be also reached through email [email protected]

Area of Specialization (keywords):   social enterprise, social development, sustainable development, community development, gender and diversity, migration and inequality, organizational culture and leadership.

Contact Address:   B2, House No-52, Road-8, Sector-3, Dhaka-1230, Bangladesh.

WebSite:   @raziasu17261635

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Mobile No:   01309915331

Dr. Md.Jawed

Internship Year :  2020

Institute:   Independent Researcher

Brief Profile:   Mr. Md. Jawed is completed M.Phil. and PhD from Center for West Asian Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. His area of research is International Migration. He did Master of Arts (2005-07) in Sociology from the Department of Sociology, AMU (Aligarh) in 2007. While Bachelor of Science in Anthropology (Hons.) completed in the year 2003 from the Vinoba Bhave University, Hazaribagh (Jharkhand). Beside this he worked with Salam Balak Trust and BOSCO- UNHCR in Delhi.

Area of Specialization (keywords):   Migration and Refugees

Contact Address:   P-45, Second Floor, Batla House, Jamia Nagar, Okhla, New delhi-110025

E-mail id:   [email protected]

Mobile No:   9718432074

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