Dr Iain Walker
Iain Walker is a Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology. He has carried out doctoral research on mimesis, custom and belonging on the Comorian island of Ngazidja; since then he has worked on movements of people between the Comoros, Zanzibar and Hadramawt. His research interests are focused on identity and ethnicity, and have expanded to include migration, globalisation and notions of home and belonging. He has also provided expert advice and informed comment about the Comoros to a number of bodies including the UN, FCO and the BBC.