Rim Turkmani

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Dr Rim Turkmani is a Senior Research Fellow at LSE working on the War economy in Syria and the role of Syrian civil society in brokering peace and creating stability from the bottom up. She is active in Syrian civil society circles, working on promoting peace and democratic transition in Syria.
She is an Astrophysicist by training, previous Dorothy Hodgkin fellow of the Royal Society and writer/curator on the history of Islamic science and culture, focusing on the impact of the Arabic/Islamic science on the scientific revolution in the 17th century. She curated two international exhibitions on this subject.