Prof. Ibrahim SirkeciMuhammad Babur
Regent’s University London, UK.
Prof. Ibrahim Sirkeci is Ria Professor of Transnational Studies & Marketing and Director of Centre for Transnational Studies at Regent’s University London (http://www.regents.ac.uk/rcts). Prof. Sirkeci holds a PhD from University of Sheffield and BA from Bilkent University. Before joining Regent’s in 2005, he worked at the University of Bristol. His research covers migration, ethnicity, remittances, labour markets and integration. Sirkeci’s research has been funded by the World Bank, Ria Money Transfers, and British Academy among others. He is the chair of Turkish Migration Conferences, the 4th will be hosted at the University of Vienna (12-15 July 2016). Prof. Sirkeci is also the editor of several journals including Migration Letters, Border Crossing, Kurdish Studies and Remittances Review. He authored several books on migration including Cultures of Migration, the Global Nature of Contemporary Mobility (U. of Texas Press, 2011), Migration and Remittances during the Global Financial Crisis and Beyond (The World Bank, 2012), Turkish Migration, Identity and Integration (TPLondon, 2015), Conflict, Insecurity and Mobility (TPLondon, 2016).