International Centre for Ethnic Studies
Anoji Ekanayake holds a BA with First Class Honours in Economics, English and Management from the University of Peradeniya and a Masters in Development Studies from the University of Colombo. Her work has appeared in various international outlets such as Migration and Development Journal and proceedings of various international conferences. In the hub, she is a Research Assistant attached to the Migration and Displacement Stream and is working on Gender and Forced Displacement and Return, Reintegration and Political Restructuring projects.
Areas of interestLabour migration; transnational communities; displacement and gender
- “Impact of migration of Sri Lankan professionals to Qatar on skill acquisition and brain drain”. Migration and Development (2020)
- “Covid19 Pandemic and the Labour Migrants in the Gulf Corporation Council Region”. The Migrant, 17 May 2020
- “An empirical study of the factors that motivate Sri Lankan professionals to migrate to Qatar. Migration and Development” Migration and Development (2019)