Ana Maria Kumarasamy

Ana Maria Kumarasamy

Associate Research Fellow

Ana Maria Kumarasamy is an Associate Research Fellow at the The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Programme at The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI)

Ana Kumarasamy is a PhD Candidate in Politics at Lancaster University. Her thesis focuses on environmental inequalities, identity politics and governance in Beirut. She is a PHD fellow at the Sectarianism, Proxies and de-Sectarianisation (SEPAD) project, and has previously worked as a project coordinator at the Richardson Institute based at Lancaster University.

Areas of Expertise
Identity politics, environmental governance, Lebanon

“Da’ish, Stasis and Bare Life in Iraq” in Iraq after ISIS: The Challenges of Post-War Recovery, eds. Jacob Eriksson and Ahmed Khaleel. Cham: Palgrave Pivot, 2019. (Book chapter) 
“Bottling up Urban Space: Unpacking Contesting Sov ereign Power and Environmental Insecurity in the Greater Beirut Area (GBA)” in Urban Spaces and Sectarian Contestation (Report), edited by Simon Mabon, 51-57. Lancaster: SEPAD, 2020. 

Ghazal, E., Kumarasamy, A., Mabon, S., Nasirzadeh, S., and Al Refaei, E. Eds. Sectarianism, De-Sectarianization and Regional Politics in the Middle East: Protests and Proxies across States and Borders (I.B Tauris)  
“Sovereign Power in an Icy Climate: An Exploration of Violence, Environmental Insecurity and Displacement in the Bekaa Valley, Lebanon” in Giorgio Agamben’s State of Exception in the MENA Region (Routledge) 


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