The third Interdisciplinary Migration Research Seminar from the series "Past and Future of Migration from Afghanistan" will take place on January 20, 2022.
Ali Ahmad Safi, Danube University Krems, will hold the keynote on "The Role of the Afghan Diaspora in a Taliban-controlled Afghanistan".
Ali Ahmad Safi is a PhD candidate at the Department for Migration and Globalisation at the Danube University Krems, Austria. He received his Master’s degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from the European Peace University. Since 2015, SAFI has also been working as a consultant with the Vienna Institute for International Dialogue and Cooperation in Vienna where he lives. As a trained doctor, he has also worked in various international research and media organisations and has published extensively on political, security and social issues in Afghanistan. His research areas include migration, diaspora, diaspora organisations, and non-state security actors in Afghanistan.