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Dr Gilberto Algar-Faria

Dr Gilberto Algar-Faria is an expert in the Sri Lankan post-war environment (PhD Politics, Bristol, 2018). He has written about a dozen reports for the UK courts considering Sri Lankan asylum seekers’ cases and has also contributed to the Canadian IRB’s country of origin information.

Name
Dr Gilberto Algar-Faria
Occupation
Senior Research Associate, University of Bristol. BA(Hons.), MSc, PhD.
Expertise

Dr Algar-Faria has spent cumulatively four months in Sri Lanka between 2012 and 2019 (visiting in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2019), primarily based in the capital city Colombo, interviewing over 100 representatives of non-governmental organisations; trades unions; academic institutions; think tanks; international organisations; donor organisations and government.

Dr Algar-Faria’s main expertise on Sri Lanka is on the post-war political situation.

Experience

Dr Gilberto Algar-Faria has prepared about a dozen country reports (expert witness reports) for the UK reports from 2015 to the present day. He has also contributed to country of origin information for the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada. His latest visit to Sri Lanka was for three weeks in April 2019.

Publications

Edmunds, T., A.E. Juncos and G. Algar-Faria (2018), “EU local capacity building: ownership, complexity and agency”, Global Affairs, 4(2–3), 227–239.

Algar-Faria, G. (2015), “Terrorism and ethics”, in: Caroline Kennedy-Pipe, Gordon Clubb and Simon Mabon (eds.), Terrorism and Political Violence (London: SAGE), 18–32.

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