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Prof Ibrahim Sirkeci

Director, Regent's Centre for Transnational Studies
Regents University London
Country of residence:
United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom
Gender: M

Member since: 2004
Membership No: 20978
Membership Type: regular

Field of Study: Business, Demography, Geography, Public Administration/ Government, Sociology

Specialization: Culture, religion and ethnicity, Economic Demography, Internal Migration, International Migration, Labor force/Employment, Population and Development, Social Demography, Theory

Regional focus: Western Europe, Middle East and North Africa (MENA)

Education: Doctorate (Ph.D, MD) , 2003 , University of Sheffield , Geography

Working languages: English , Turkish

Other association membership in population or related fields: Asian Population Association (APA), European Association for Population Studies (EAPS)

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Prof Ibrahim Sirkeci (PhD, Sheffield, BA Bilkent) is the Director of the Regent’s Centre for Transnational Studies (RCTS). Previously he worked at the University of Bristol. His research focus on transnational marketing and transnational consumers, human mobility, human insecurity, remittances, segregation, segmentation, HE marketing, and mobile consumers. Prof Sirkeci’s most recent book is titled Transnational Marketing for Transnational Consumers (by Springer, 2013). He is also author of Cultures of Migration, The Global Nature of Contemporary Mobility (by University of Texas Press, 2011), Migration and Remittances during the Global Financial Crisis and Beyond (by The World Bank, 2012), and The Environment of Insecurity in Turkey and the Emigration of Turkish Kurds to Germany (by Edwin Mellen Press, 2006). He is the editor of ...

  • Sirkeci, I., Cohen, J., and Ratha, D. (eds.) (2012). Migration and Remittances during the Global Financial Crisis and Beyond, The World Bank, Washington, DC. USA (pp.480, ISBN: 978-0-8213-8826-6).
  • Cohen, J., and Sirkeci, I. (2011). Cultures of Migration, the Global Nature of Contemporary Mobility, University of Texas Press, Austin, USA. (pp.202, ISBN: 978-0-292-72685-7).
  • Sirkeci, I. (2006). The Environment of Insecurity in Turkey and the Emigration of Turkish Kurds to Germany, New York: Edwin Mellen Press. (pp. 332, ISBN:  0-7734-5739-9).
  • Johnston, R., Sirkeci, I., Khattab, N., and Modood, T. (2010). Ethno-religious categories and measuring occupational attainment in relation to Education in England and Wales: a multi-level analysis. Environment and Planning A, 42(3): 578 – 591
  • Sirkeci, I. (2009). Transnational mobility and conflict. Migration Letters, 6(1): 3-14.

Research grants:
British Academy
European Commission
Higher Education Academy