Dunya Habash is a PhD student at the Faculty of Music, University of Cambridge. Her ethnographic research with Syrian musicians in Turkey examines the effects of ‘integration’ on music-making and more generally on Syrian cultural practices and imaginaries post-displacement.

Dunya formerly joined the Woolf Institute as a Researcher and Outreach Officer for the ‘Living in Harmony’ project in March 2018.

She also holds undergraduate degrees in Music and History from Birmingham-Southern College, where she embarked on her first substantive project with Syrian refugees, a documentary on Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp titled ‘Zaatari: Jordan’s Newest City’. That work led her to complete an MSc in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies at Oxford University, and a TEDx talk in Birmingham, AL.