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Dr. Anam Soomro

Cohort 2016

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Michael Zürn

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WZB Berlin Social Science Center

Global Governance Department


Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung
Reichpietschufer 50
10785 Berlin

Topic of PhD thesis

A Critical Inquiry into Freedom of Movement: Race, Colonialism and the Making of International Law.

Curriculum Vitae

2010 – 2011

University of Edinburgh, LLM International Law

2006 – 2010

University of Edinburgh, LLB Law and History

Scientific Activities and Internships

2014 – 2016

Junior Associate, Abrar Hasan & Co, Karachi, Pakistan


Social Policy Intern, Citizens Advice Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Stipends and Awards

Since 09/2016

Fritz Thyssen Foundation, PhD Scholarship

Research Interests

Critical Approaches to International Law

TWAIL (Third World Approaches to International Law)

Migration and Mobility

Human Rights

Land and Environment

Interdisciplinary research methods

Soomro, A (2015) "Climate Change, Migration and Environmental Justice" in Tandon, U (ed) Climate Change: Law, Policy and Governance, Eastern Book Company, Delhi

Soomro, A & Rajani, S (2015) "Karachi: A Geography of Exclusion 1947-1968" in Rajani, S & Malkani, Z (eds) Exhausted Geographies, Self published, Karachi