Professor K. Amirthalingam
University of Colombo
K. Amirthalingam is a Professor attached to the Department of Economics, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and a Co-Director of the UKRI GCRF Gender, Justice and Security Hub. His research interests are displacement, migration, public finance, and Sri Lankan economy. On the Hub, Amirthalingam is pursuing one project: gender and forced displacement. Amirthalingam is a researcher for several projects including IDRC funded “Involuntary Resettlement: A Cross Country Study on Urban Inequality” and “Poverty and Diasporas in Conflict Settings: Neglected Agents of Change”. His work has appeared in leading journals such as Journal of Refugee Studies, Disasters, Migration and Development.