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Speaker(s): Ambassador Muhamet Hamiti
Recorded on 18 February 2009 at Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Dr Muhamet Hamiti is the current and the first ambassador of the Republic of Kosova to the UK. Born in Podujeva in Kosovo in 1964, Ambassador Hamiti earned his BA in English Language and Literature at the University of Pristina in 1987; earned his MA in English Literature at the University of Zagreb (Croatia) in 1990, and his PhD in English literature at the University of Pristina in 2006 with a thesis on the prose fiction of James Joyce and Joseph Conrad. In the 1990s, Dr Hamiti was also an independent scholar at the University of East Anglia and at Birkbeck College of the University of London respectively, pursuing research in the field of literature.