SOAS University of London

Centre for Palestine Studies

Dr Anne Irfan


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Centre for Palestine Studies (CPS)

Associate Member

Dr Anne Irfan
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Dr. Anne Irfan is Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Race, Gender and Postcolonial Studies at University College London (UCL). Her work looks at refugee history in the modern Middle East, focusing on Palestinian politics in exile, camp histories, and UNRWA. Dr. Irfan is PI on the British Academy-funded project 'Borders, global governance and the refugee, 1947-51'. Her work has been published in the Journal of Palestine Studies, Journal of Refugee Studies, Jerusalem Quarterly and Contemporary Levant. She won the 2020 Contemporary Levant Best Article Prize for her piece, 'Petitioning for Palestine: Refugee appeals to international authorities'. Her book, Refuge and Resistance: Palestinian refugees and the UN regime, 1948-82, is forthcoming with Columbia University Press.