Amadu Wurie Khan

Amadu Wurie Khan is conducting post-graduate work at the Department of Social Policy, University of Edinburgh, where he is currently researching the narratives of citizenship of asylum-seekers and refugees and the media in the United Kingdom. Previously he has undertaken extensive anthropological research on oral art forms among the Themne and Mende ethnic groups in Sierra Leone. He has also taught courses on African oral culture and literature, and English and Commonwealth written literatures. His academic study in oral performance has been further enhanced by his work as a storyteller, and he performs for audiences across the United Kingdom. More information is available at

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