Middle East and Central, South & Southeast Asia

Middle East

Assoc. Alex Kumar, acting as a Liaison Officer for the UK South Asia & Middle East Forum, helped to organise the Special Session on Lebanon and the Syrian Refugee Crisis at the House of Commons that took place on 30th January 2020. Speakers included Lord Dubs, His Excellency Rami Mortada, Jim Shannon MP, and Patrick Cockburn of The Independent.

Central Asia

Assocs. Adam John Ellison and Alex Kumar hosted the Uyghur folksinger & human rights activist Rahima Mahmut for a talk and discussion at St Edmund Hall, Oxford.

South Asia

Assocs. Adam John Ellison and Alex Kumar hosted Professor Dibyesh Anand for a talk and discussion on China & Tibet at Magdalen College, Oxford.

Southeast Asia

Assoc. Freddy Leo is following closely the research of Dr Kevin Fogg on Indonesia and Islam.


These regions of interest are monitored by Assoc. Freddy Leo.