Research & Analysis

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

By: Michael Kaplan | August, 2020

A considerable body of research explores the ways in which refugees exert agency and establish belonging in exile. This scholarship challenges popular tropes that reduce the varied experiences of displacement to generalized themes of crisis, uprootedness, and suffering...

By: Marie-Noëlle AbiYaghi, Léa Yammine | July, 2020

The Lebanese power sharing consociational system has structurally engendered recurring protest cycles: student mobilisations, labour and union mobilising, left-wing collectives, as well as a more routinised associative sector. In a long temporality, and looking at these movements in a...

By: Nefise Ela Gökalp Aras | August, 2020

Since 2011, political, social, environmental, and economic instability in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has sparked large transnational population movements that have stressed existing state and non-state migration management systems to capacity. This has created opportunities...

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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War: A Catalyst for the Transformation of Families? (En-Fr-Ar)
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Challenging Power and Inequality: Gender and Social Justice in the Middle East (En-Fr-Ar) (this CfP is closed)