SOAS University of London

Centre of African Studies

Paul Asquith

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Centre of African Studies

Management Committee Member

Name:
Paul Asquith
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Website:
https://afford-uk.org/about-us/staff/

Biography

Paul has 20 years’ experience of managing community development and public health projects, and conducting research in Africa, Europe, and the UK. Since joining AFFORD in 2012, his work has focused on policy engagement & advocacy on migration and development issues. Prior to this, for ten years Paul commissioned and managed specialist public health and treatment services in London for vulnerable groups such as drug and alcohol users and street sex-workers, with a particular focus on HIV and TB prevention. Paul is also a Research Associate at the Centre of African Studies, SOAS, University of London, where his research interests include: diasporas, migration, and development; culture, health, and migrant communities; Islamic models of development in North Africa and the Horn; and Islamic education and development in Ethiopia.