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Papers/Articles by LERC Researchers

  • Bilateral Relations, Security and Migration: Lebanese Expatriates in the Gulf States, Guita Hourani, The European Scientific Journal (ESJ), June 2014, [Link].

  • Lebanon Country Report (On acquisition and loss of citizenship), Melkar El-Khoury and Thibaut Jaulin with contributions from Gianluca Parolin and Guita Hourani, EUDO Observatory o Citizenship, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, San Dominico Di Fiesole (FI), European University Institute (EUI), September 2012, [Link]. The full profile on Lebanon is available at [Link]

  • New Lebanese Draft Law Extends the Reacquisition of Lebanese Citizenship to the Descendants of Lebanese Emigrants, Guita Hourani, The European Union Democracy Observatory on Citizenship, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, 23 January 2012, [Link]. (For further information please check the end of the article for the translation of the draft law by Adib Ferzli, JD, [Link].

  • Lebanon Starts Revoking Citizenship from those who had Irregularly Acquired it in 1994, Guita Hourani, The European Union Democracy Observatory on Citizenship, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, 23 November 2011, [Link]. (For further information check the end of the article for the Background report on the 1994 Naturalisation Decree by Guita Hourani, [Link].

  • Towards Effective Temporary Labor Migration Schemes: Report on Lebanon and Jordan, Eugene Sensenig Dabbous and Guita Hourani, CARIM Research Reports [CARIM-RR 2011/08], Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, San Domenico di Fiesole (FI): European University Institute and the International Training Center (ITC) of the International Labor Organization (ILO), August 2011,[Link]

  • Effect of Migration Policies on Human Rights in the European Neigbourhood: The Cases of Georgia, Kosovo and Lebanon, Eugene Sensenig-Dabbous, et al., Directorate-General for External Policies: Policy Department, The European Parliament, June 2011,[Link]

  • Naturalized Citizens: Political Participation, Voting Behavior, and Impact on Elections in Lebanon (1996–2007), Guita Hourani and Eugene Sensenig-Dabbous, Journal of International Migration and Integration (JIMI), published on line under (DOI) 10.1007/s12134-011-0203-7,  July 2011, [Link]

  • The Global Financial Crisis: Impact on Lebanese Expatriates in The Gulf, Guita Hourani, In-depth Analysis Publications, The Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (CMRS), American University of Cairo, 2011, [Link]

  • Lebanese Migration to the Gulf (1950-2009), by Guita Hourani, Migration in the Mashreq, Viewpoints, Middle East Institute, Washington, D.C., 2010, pp. 9-11. [Link]

  • Youth and Migration in the Middle East and North Africa, by Guita Hourani, Bulletin of the Middle East Studies Program, Syracuse University, New York, USA, Volume 4, No. 1, Summer 2010, pp. 8-9, [Link]

  • International Art Exhibition, Lebanese Diaspora, Catalogue, by Lebanese Emigration Research Center, Faculty of Art and Design and Notre Dame university, NDU Press, March 2010, Lebanon. [Link]

  • Diaspora and E-Commerce: The Globalization of Lebanese Baklava, by Guita Hourani, the Palma Journal, NDU Press, Volume 11, Issue 1, 2009, pp. 105-138. [Link]

  • Lebanese Diaspora and Homeland Relations, by Guita Hourani, paper presented at the Migration and Refugee Movements in the Middle East and North Eastern Africa, The Forced Migration & Refugee Studies Program of the American University in Cairo, October 23-25, 2007, Cairo, Egypt. [Link]

  • Managing Human Resources As an Approach to Curbing Brain Drain and the Migration of Qualified Persons in Lebanon, (in Arabic), by Guita Hourani, National Defense Magazine, No 62, October, 10, 2007, pp. 52-82. [Link]

  • Aqlah Brice Al Shidyaq: A woman Peddler from Northern Lebanon, by Guita Hourani, Al-Raida, Volume XXIV, Nos. 116-117, Winter/Spring 2007, pp. 52-55. [Link]

  • Gender Mainstreaming Forced Migration Research, by Guita Hourani and Eugene Sensenig-Dabbous, Al-Raida, Volume XXIV, Nos. 116-117, Winter/Spring 2007, pp. 56-60. [Link]

  • Insecurity, Migration and Return: The Case of Lebanon Following the Summer 2006 War, co-authored by Guita Hourani and Dr. Eugene Sensenig-Dabbous, based on survey work conducted with a team of interns and students.  The research was commissioned by the Euro-Mediterranean Consortium for Applied Research on International Migration (CARIM), Research Reports [CARIM-RR 2007/01], Robert Schumann Centre for Advanced Studies, San Domenico di Fiesole Florence, Italy: European University Institute, 2007. [Link]

  • Integration Policies: The View from Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries, The Case of Lebanon, by Guita Hourani, seminar at the invitation of the Euro-Mediterranean Consortium for Applied Research on International Migration (CARIM) and financed by the European Commission MEDA Program – Europe Aid Cooperation Office (AidCo).Tunis, 12–16 December 2005. [Link]

  • Lebanon’s Emigration Integration Policy, by Guita Hourani, Integration Policies: The View from Southern and Eastern Mediterranean Countries, seminar at the invitation of the Euro-Mediterranean Consortium for Applied Research on International Migration (CARIM), Tunis, 12–16 December 2005. [Link]

  • Emigration, Transnational Family Networks, and Remittances: Overview of the Situation in Lebanon, by Guita Hourani, A Challenge for the City: Integration, Security and Quality of Life in the Mediterranean Area, Mediterranean Forum on Migrations, The Institute for Mediterranean Studies, University of Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland, 30 September – 1 October 2005.[Link]

  • The Lebanese in Guadeloupe, by Guita Hourani, NDU Spirit Magazine, July 2003, page 50-52. [Link].

  • Immigration und Einwanderungspolitik in Österreich, by Eugène Richard Sensenig-Dabbous ;
    Ludwig-Boltzmann-Institut für Gesellschafts- und Kulturgeschichte, Salzburg
    Salzburg, Österreich, EU – 1998. [Link]

    Papers/Articles by LERC Affiliates & Research Assistants

  • Arab Emigrants in Australia and Asia, by Salwa Karam, presented at the Arab Expatriates Department of the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States (LAS) that held the first conference of Arab Expatriates entitled A Bridge for Communication, 6 December 2010. [Link]

  • Travelogue of a Nigerian Codesria Laureate in Lebanon (January-July2006, July-November 2008), by Peter Adebayo, Higher Education and the Middle East: Building Institutional Partnerships, Viewpoints Special Edition, Middle East Institute, Washington, D.C., December 2010, pp. 41-43. [Link]

  • Syro-Lebanese Migration (1880-Present): Push and Pull Factors, by Eliane Fersan, Migration in the Mashreq, Viewpoints, Middle East Institute, Washington, D.C., April 2010, pp. 13-17. [Link]

  • Transnational Networks of the Lebanese-Nigerian Diaspora, by Peter Adebayo, Migration in the Mashreq, Viewpoints, Middle East Institute, Washington, D.C., April 2010, pp. 71-73. [Link]

  • New century, old story! Race, religion, bureaucrats, and the Australian Lebanese story, by Anne Mansour, the Palma Journal, NDU Press, Volume 11, Issue 1, 2009, pp. 7-30. [Link]

  • The Transnational Imagination: XXth century networks and institutions of the Mashreqi migration to Mexico, by Camila Pastor de Maria y Campos, the Palma Journal, NDU Press, Volume 11, Issue 1, 2009, pp. 31-72. [Link]

  • Balad Niswen-Hukum Niswen: The Perception of Gender Inversions Between Lebanon and Australia, by Nelia Hyndman-Rizik, the Palma Journal, NDU Press, Volume 11, Issue 1, 2009, pp. 73-104. [Link]

  • Lebanese-Americans Identity, Citizenship and Political Behavior, by Rita Stephan, the Palma Journal, NDU Press, Volume 11, Issue 1, 2009, pp. 139-162. [Link]

  • Pathways to Social Mobility Lebanese Immigrants in Detroit and Small Business Enterprise, by Sawsan Abdulrahim, the Palma Journal, NDU Press, Volume 11, Issue 1, 2009, pp. 163-179. [Link]

  • Lebanon’s Myth of Secularism, by Alexander Henley, Religious Intelligence, Tuesday, 27th January 2009. [Link]

  • Lebanese Perceptions of German Middle East Policies and the German Participation in the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), by Dennis Kumetat, December 2008. [Link]

  • Les immigrés syro-libanais au Brésil de 1920 à 1926, Perception du corps consulaire français, (in French, in Portuguese) by Eliane Fersan, presented at the International Conference on Arab Immigration in the Americas, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul (UFMS), September 28 – October 1st, 2005. [in French] [in Portuguese]

     

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