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: Ruba Totah | October, 2020

Since 2012, the escalation of the Syrian conflict has forced the displacement of millions of Syrians into neighboring countries, as well as Europe. Tens of artists moved out of Syria due to scarce employment opportunities and restrictions associated with working under oppressive regimes. Some of...

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