SOAS University of London

Department of Politics and International Studies

Sena Galazzi-Lian

BA Politics and Development Studies (SOAS), MA International Law (SOAS)
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Sena Galazzi
Mrs Sena Galazzi-Lian
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Thesis title:
'Saving' Myanmar One Day at a Time: the Everyday Lives of NGO Workers in Yangon (Working title)
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Sena is a PhD Candidate at SOAS and human rights research consultant. Prior to starting her doctoral research Sena worked at Amnesty International's Secretariat in London, and before that in Malaysia, Thailand, and Myanmar with several international and local organisations, including the UNHCR and IOM. Sena is currently working on an exciting new project on Migration and Development in Myanmar's Chin State.


  • The Human Rights Regime in Burma, Inside Out and Outside in: Politics Across the Spectrum, SOAS PhD Conference, June 2014


  • Affiliated Researcher at the Regional Center for Social Science and Sustainable Development, Chiang Mai University, Thailand


  • Human Rights
  • Migration
  • Self Determination
  • Ethnic Minorities
  • Population Transfer
  • Everyday Politics
  • International Governance
  • Affect
  • Performativity
  • The Psychosocial
  • Emotional Labour
  • NGO Management
  • Norms
  • Myanmar
  • Thailand
  • Malaysia