Dr Zeina Al Azmeh

Research Associate

Zeina Al Azmeh is a Centenary Research Fellowship at Selwyn College, University of Cambridge. She is also a research associate with Cambridge University’s Centre for Governance and Human Rights and a project coordinator for the research project Higher Education, States of Precarity and Conflict in the ‘Global North’ and ‘Global South’ at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge.

Zeina holds master’s degrees in social and cultural theory and in music composition as well as a PhD in Sociology from the University of Cambridge examining the role of exiled Syrian intellectuals in civil resistance. Her work sits at the intersection of the political sociology of knowledge, memory studies and migration studies. More specifically, she studies the cultural sociologies of knowledge production in exile and their impact upon political subjectivity with a focus on revolutions and counterrevolutions in the Middle East.