Karin Fathimath Afeef


Karin Fathimath Afeef
Karin Fathimath Afeef left PRIO in 2010. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.



English, Norwegian, Dhivehi (Maldivian), Hebrew and some Hindi/Urdu

Work experience:

2008-2009 Research Assistant, International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO), Oslo, Norway

2007-2008 Eligibility Officer, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Tel Aviv, Israel

2006-2007 Programme advisor, Shorouq Society for Women, Azariyya, Occupied Palestinian Territories (West Bank)

2005 Acting Office Manager and Caseworker, Norwegian Organisation for Asylum Seekers (NOAS), Oslo, Norway


2005-2006 MSc in Forced Migration (Distinction), Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford, UK.

2002-2005 BA(Honours) South Asian Studies and Development Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, UK.

1998-2000 International Baccalaureate, Lester B. Pearson United World College, British Columbia, Canada




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All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Horst, Cindy; Marta Bivand Erdal; Jørgen Carling & Karin Fathimath Afeef (2014) Private money, public scrutiny? Contrasting perspectives on remittances, Global Networks 14(4): 514–532.
Afeef, Karin Fathimath (2009) "For vi var som dem" Asyldebatten i Israel, Babylon 7(2): 8–21.

Conference Paper

Afeef, Karin Fathimath 2009 A Safe Haven? The Israeli Debate on Asylum Seekers, presented at International Association for the Study of Forced Migration Conference 12: Transforming Boundaries, , 2 July.

Report - External Series

Afeef, Karin Fathimath (2009) A Promised Land for Refugees? Asylum and Migration in Israel, EPAU Working Papers [New Issues in Refugee Research], 183. Geneva.
Afeef, Karin Fathimath (2006) The Politics of Extraterritorial Processing: Offshore Asylum Policies in Europe and the Pacific, Refugee Studies Centre Working Paper, 36. Oxford: Oxford University.