2018 Search For Meaning Author featured on nytimes.com

December 6, 2017

SFM2018_IbrahimAzeem-200pxAzeem Ibrahim is a senior fellow at the Centre for Global Policy and a research professor at the Strategic Studies Institute U.S. Army War College. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge and served as an international security fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and a world fellow at Yale University.

Outside of his academic career, Ibrahim has been a reservist in the IV Battalion Parachute Regiment (the UK’s elite airborne infantry reserve) and a multi-award-winning entrepreneur, has published hundreds of articles in diverse international publications and runs a charitable foundation. Over the years, Ibrahim has met and advised numerous world leaders on policy development and was ranked as a Top 100 Global Thinker by the European Social Think Tank in 2010 and a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.

Ibrahim made a number of trips to Myanmar and Bangladesh to carry out the research for his book. He has written and spoken extensively on the persecution of the Rohingya in recent years.

Ibrahim will be talking about his book The Rohingyas (2016) at the Search For Meaning Festival on February 24, 2018.

 

From The New York Times:

Why the Rohingya Can’t Yet Return to Myanmar 

The agreement between Myanmar and Bangladesh to return the Rohingya refugees to Myanmar is a sham. Bangladesh must let them stay. 

nytimes.com/2017/12/06/opinion/rohingya-myanmar-bangladesh