Research & Analysis

The Research & Analysis section features articles and papers commissioned and published by Lebanon Support.

By: Jennifer Gordon | June, 2020

Alia Hindawi, Programme Manager for Jordan and Lebanon at the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC), is a longtime advocate for the rights of migrant and refugee workers in the Middle East. Born in Pakistan and raised in Jordan, Hindawi has worked for the...

By: Adnan Keği, Saygun Gökarıksel | June, 2020

This paper critically engages with Turkey’s refugee governance by offering insight into the daily struggles, aspirations, and longings of Syrian Kurdish migrants living in the inner-city neighbourhood of Demirkapı, Istanbul. It aims to sketch a multifaceted Kurdish geography of displacements...

By: Amreesha Jagarnathsingh , Maissam Nimer | May, 2020

This special issue aims to challenge the way in which migration is “governed” in the Middle East and Turkey. Migration governance entails the “norms and organisational structures which regulate and shape how states respond to international migration.”

By: Lebanon Support | February, 2020

The 2018 parliamentary elections in Lebanon witnessed the largest participation of women in the country’s history with 86 out 113 female candidates making it on the final electoral lists (Baturini and Halinan 2018, 1-3). Yet, out of the 128 elected candidates, only 6 were women (The Daily Star...

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By: Joey Ayoub | December, 2019

How is the October 17 Revolution catalysing the reclaiming of imaginaries? In order to answer this question, it is important to understand how the collective memory pertaining to the war's kidnapped and victims of enforced disappearances, has thus far been addressed in Lebanon. The following...

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Challenging Power and Inequality: Gender and Social Justice in the Middle East (En-Fr-Ar) (this CfP is closed)
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Political economy of research in social sciences in the Arab world (En-Fr-Ar) (this cfp is closed)