Ilan Kelman is a Reader in the Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction at University College London. He was previously a Senior Research Fellow at the Center for International Climate and Environmental Research–Oslo (CICERO). He is the co-founder and co-director of Risk RED, a non-profit organisation established to make disaster-prevention education more effective, and is co-founder of research projects Disaster Diplomacy and Island Vulnerability.
Books by Ilan Kelman
Interviews with Ilan Kelman
The City and the Stars
by Arthur C Clarke
by Ben Wisner, Piers Blaikie & Terry Cannon and Ian Davis
An Enemy of the People
by Henrik Ibsen
Development in Disaster-Prone Places: Studies of Vulnerability
by James Lewis
The Politics of Natural Disaster: The Case of the Sahel Drought
by Michael H Glantz (ed)
The perception that disasters are isolated events beyond our control is simply not true, says the disaster research expert Dr Ilan Kelman. We – governments and others – have a greater role in creating them than we wish to acknowledge.