Alexandra Kassir, researcher at the Centre for Lebanese Studies, Lebanese American University and lecturer in sociology at the American University of Beirut.
Published in: North Africa, West Asia: OpinionWhy it’s important to see displaced people as more than just ‘refugees’
Whether to evoke sympathy or stigma, the ways that Syrians in Lebanon are represented help compound exclusion and...
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaLebanon's "October revolution" : An end to the civil war?
Since October 17, the walls of fear began to crumble under the weight of the ever-growing economic crisis.
Published in: HomeLebanese activists leave their ‘comfort zone’: how to overcome mistrust in conventional politics
In a context where all other forms of political action seemed to be blocked in the foreseeable future, municipal...
Published in: Home“We are here!”: a new wave of anti-sectarian mobilizations in Lebanon
With this political praxis based on subjectivity, experience and prefigurative politics the activists attempt to...