SOAS University of London

Department of Development Studies

Alexander Ray

BA (York) MPhil (Cantab)
  • Research
  • Publications


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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  • The politics of practice and the emerging regional convergence towards refugee policy in East of Africa, Refugee Law Initiative 4th Annual Conference, 2019
  • Access issues in researching refugee policy-making, Refugee Law Initiative Research Affiliates Workshop, 2019


  • 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, School of Advanced Study, University of London


  • 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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