Niamatullah Ibrahimi is a an Endeavour Scholar and PhD student at the Australian National University. He has researched and written extensively about history, politics and human rights in Afghanistan. Ibrahimi has worked for a number of prestigious national and international organizations and academic institutions in Afghanistan. Between 2005 and 2010, he was a researcher with the Crisis States Research Centre of the London School of Economics. Prior to that, he worked for the International Crisis Group from 2003 to 2005. From January to July 2012, he was a Visiting Fellow, at the Centre for Development Studies of the Free University in Berlin.