Dr Latefa Narriman Guemar

Latefa Guemar

Hourly Paid Lecturer

, School of Education and Communities

Areas Of Interest

  • Gender
  • Forced migration
  • Diasporas
  • Algeria
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Latefa Guemar received her PhD from the University of East London as well as diplomas from Swansea, LSE and Algerian universities. Latefa has a particular interest in gender issues in forced migration, Diasporas and identities as well as in innovative methodologies to capture the migration experience. Latefa has a proven track record in teaching participatory action research and specialises in academic writing for foreign students and highly qualified refugees at British universities. Latefa has worked with several NGOs in the United Kingdom and has a track record of supporting refugee integration in London.


  • Guemar, L. Northey, J. & Boukrami, E (2022) Diaspora activism and citizenship: Algerian community responses during the global pandemic, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies
  • Northey, J. A., & Guemar, L. (2020). The Algerian Hirak: Youth mobilisation, elections and prospects for reform . ORIENT:Deutsche Zeitschrift für Politik, Wirtschaft und Kultur des Orients
  • Latefa Narriman Guémar (2019) The Feminization of Forced Migration during Conflict: The Complex Experiences of Algerian Women Who Fled in the 'Black Decade', Journal of Refugee Studies, Volume 32, Issue 3, Pages 482–501
  • Guemar, L. & Hintjens, H.M (2013) 'Is the peer ethnographic approach a suitable method for researching lives of undocumented migrants?' In peer review Tijdschrift over Cultuur en Criminaliteit, 3 (1), pp 69-81.
  • Crawley, H., Guemar, L. and Hintjens,H., ( 2011)Thematic review on the coverage of women in Country of Origin Information (COI) reports - Written for the Independent Advisory Group on Country Information for asylum decision making (IAGCI)