Natasha De Silva is a PhD Student in the International Politics department at City University London, and has a Masters in International Politics and Human Rights also from City University London. Her main areas of study are transitional justice and diaspora studies. Her research focuses on diaspora engagement in reconciliation processes, looking mainly at the Sri Lankan case study. She has worked closely with the International Olympic Truce Centre and conducted peace-building workshops in Sri Lanka and Jordan.
Three CREST-funded Thematic Reports have been published which examine political action among diaspora populations. Migrant communities are increasingly recognised as critical actors in their...Read More »