Akram Ijla
Akram Ijla
Akram M. Ijla, PhD, is a researcher and guest professor in development studies and public affairs in Sweden. He has published on issues of cultural heritage in conflict, social capital, colonialism and cultural identity of indigenous people, and heritage tourism. He is a public speaker on social justice, children in war, and cultural heritage under attack, and has recently been elected to serve as an ambassador for Save the Children’s global campaign “Stop the War on Children.” Dr. Ijla received his PhD in sustainable economic development from Cleveland State University, Ohio, USA, in 2008, and was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Michigan.