Left to right: Anna Rowlands, Alastair Ager, Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh and Lyndsey Stonebridge

Led by Prof. Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh of University College London (PI) in collaboration with Prof. Alastair Ager of Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh and Columbia University (Co-I), Dr. Anna Rowlands of Durham University (Co-I) and Prof. Lyndsey Stonebridge of University of East Anglia (Co-I), this interdisciplinary and participatory research project is supported by a Large PaCCS Grant (£800,000) awarded by the AHRC-ESRC through the Global Challenges Research Fund. Aydan Greatrick is our Project and Communications Coordinator.

Our team also consists of nine local researchers in the Middle East and an advisory panel of experts, practitioners and partner organisations who advise on and contribute to the analysis of the project’s research data, findings and dissemination. We are also supported by our Writer in Residence, Yousif M. Qasmiyeh.

Featured image: the team carry out an analysis workshop in Beirut, Dec 2019 (c) E. Fiddian-Qasmiyeh.