Europe’s Crisis: Turkey’s Refugees and Refugees from Turkey
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Ibrahim Sirkeci is Ria Professor of Transnational Studies and Marketing and Director of the Center for Transnational Studies at Regent’s University London. He received his Ph.D. in Geography in 2003 from the University of Sheffield. He is also a graduate of Bilkent University. Before joining Regent’s University in 2005, he worked at the University of Bristol.
Sirkeci is known for his extensive work on insecurity and human mobility as well as his conceptual work on culture of migration and conflict model. He has also coined the term “transnational mobile consumers” as he examined connected consumers and the role of mobility in consumer behavior within a transnational marketing context. His recent research on remittances has been sponsored by Ria Money Transfer while previously he had secured external research funding from organizations including the World Bank, EU, British Academy, and High Education Academy.
Sirkeci is also the editor of several journals including Migration Letters, Transnational Marketing Journal and Remittances Review. His recent books include Turkish Migration Policy (2016), Conflict, Security and Mobility (2016), Transnational Marketing and Transnational Consumers (2013), Migration and Remittances during the Global Financial Crisis and Beyond (2012), and Cultures of Migration (2011). He is a frequent speaker on migration, conflict, and integration and delivered about 200 speeches at international events.