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Philip Sen

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Profession: Writer/Photographer
Status: Peace. Development.
Location: Phnom Penh , Cambodia ( PNH )
Home base: Phnom Penh, Cambodia
URL: http://www.philip-sen.com
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Languages spoken: English, some French, basic German, taxi Chinese and tuk-tuk Hindustani
Organization: United Nations
Journal: http://www.philip-sen.com/othermeans
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Last login: over 1 year ago
Member since: 13 Sep 2006 20:09


Philip Sen is currently the Communications and Advocacy Officer for the United Nations in Cambodia.

He spent the last few years as a writer, editor and photographer specializing in defence and aerospace, with an additional interest in the politics and culture of East and South Asia. From 2003 to 2005 he travelled extensively across the region, with two years based in Shanghai; he also has wide experience of India.

His work has featured in international magazines from Wallpaper* to Jane’s Defence Weekly and British publications from The Sunday Times Travel Magazine to The Engineer. He was highly commended in the UK Periodical Training Council’s New Journalist of the Year Awards 2001.

Philip Sen read English Language and Literature at Oxford and took his postgraduate qualification at Cardiff University’s prestigious Centre for Journalism Studies. More recently he studied for an MSc in International Relations at the University of Amsterdam, graduating with distinction in August 2007.



Philip Sen. "Teach India: Inspiration Comes From Actions" Times of India , Jul 7 2008.
Philip Sen. "Top 10 Amsterdam" The Guardian , Sep 3 2007.
Philip Sen. "Riding with Rembrandt" The Sunday Times , Aug 13 2006.
Philip Sen. "Lost and Lonely on the Khao San Road" The Sunday Times Travel Magazine , Mar 2004.
Philip Sen. "Lopburi: The Last Resort" Sunday Herald , Aug 24 2003.



Recent Post

UN in Cambodia seeking photographers

Just to let you know that the UN in Cambodia is now advertising for photographers on long-term agreements.



This post is just for your information, I will be in the selection panel so from now on I can’t give any additional information or advice to any individuals.

08 Jan 2013 03:01 | 0 replies


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