Nicolas Parent

Nicolas Parent
A graduate of the Master’s program in Risk, Crisis and Disaster Management at the University of Leicester, Nicolas Parent produced a distinction-level thesis titled Syrian refugee inflow and risk perception in Izmir, Turkey: Understanding Turkish attitudes through the evaluation of cultural cognition. Whilst living in Turkey for the last four years, he established Praxis Initiative, an educational project for Izmir’s migrant community, and actively contributed to the work of organisations such as WatchTheMed, AreYouSyrious? and the Association for Solidarity with Refugees (Mülteci-Der). Nicolas is currently a researcher at the Observatory for Human Rights and Forced Migrants in Turkey.

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