SOAS University of London

Department of Development Studies

Alexander Ray

BA (York), MPhil (Cantab)
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Alexander Ray
Alexander Ray
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Thesis title:
Rethinking the Local–international Dichotomy in Relation to Refugee Protection and Assistance: The Politics of Practice in Managing South Sudanese Displacement (working title)
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Internal Supervisors


  • British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA)
  • Emerging Scholars and Practitioners on Migration Issues Network (ESPMI) - Coordinator
  • Graduate Institute, Geneva (Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement; IHEID) - Visiting Fellow
  • Refugee Law Initiative - Research Affiliate


  • Aidnography
  • East Africa
  • Forced migration
  • Governance
  • Horn of Africa
  • The humanitarian–development nexus
  • Kenya
  • The politics of practice
  • Refugee protection and assistance
  • South Sudan
  • Uganda


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