Date of Birth : 01 September 1979
Nationality : Lebanese
Address : Lebanese University, Institute of Social Sciences- Section II (ISS2), Rabieh street 33, Lebanon.
Personal address: Mazraat Yachouh, Building El Hakim, First Floor, Bloc C. Lebanon.
Cell : (+961) 70 95 07 37
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EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
2005-2012: Ph.D., Social Sciences Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Demography [École Doctorale Sociétés et Organisations Options: (Migrations Internationales, Espaces et Sociétés)] at the University of Poitiers, Migrinter laboratory, (France). Thesis subject: “The New Migrants in Lebanon: Toward an Ethnicization of the Labor Market”.
2020- Present : Research Associate at Tammouz Center (Studies, conferences and Training in citizenship issues and Human rights). Jbeil.
2014-2016: Research Associate, Unité interdisciplinaire de recherche (UIR Mémoire) du CEMAM, St Joseph University Beirut, Lebanon.
2011- Present: Research Associate, L’Institut Français du Porche Orient. (IFPO). Beirut.
2007-Present : Research Associate , the Lebanese Emigration Research Center for Migration and Diaspora Studies (LERC), Notre Dame University, Lebanon.
2015 : Training with the Program Action Incitative (ACI), CIMORE « CIrculations, MObilités et espace RElationnel des migrants en Méditerranée ». De l’espace des Migrants et des Réfugiés au Liban : des camps palestiniens aux camps syriens - espaces publics, espaces partagés, espaces emprunté. Beirut, in October 2015.
2014 : Training with the Program Action Incitative (ACI), CIMORE « CIrculations, MObilités et espace RElationnel des migrants en Méditerranée ». (Tunisie : migrations irrégulières asile politique migratoire et dimensions juridiques) Tunis & Medenine South estTunis May 2014.
2014 : Seminar on « Migrants, Déplacés et réfugiés » Dialogue Interculturel au Moyen Orient. Bureau Moyen-Orient de l’Agence universitaire de la Francophonie et le Bureau Régional pour l’Education pour les Pays Arabes, UNESCO- Beyrouth at the Lebanese University, Mathaf- Beirut, in March 2014.
2012: Training with the European University Institute (EUI) at the VIII Migration Summer School: Social Movements, Systemic Change, and Migration, in Florence, Italy,
in July 2012.
2011: Training with the International Labor Organization ILO at the Labour Migration Academy: “Facilitating governance, enhancing protection and promoting development”
held by the International Training Centre of the ILO in Turin, Italy, in July 2011.
20014-2005: M.A. II, Sociology, Research in International Migrations and Interethnic Relations, University of Poitiers, France.
2003-2004: M.A. I, Anthropology, Department of Social Sciences, Section II Rabieh, Lebanese University.
2000-2003: B.A., Social Sciences, Department of Social Sciences, Section II Rabieh, Lebanese University, Lebanon.
PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL SKILLS
2013- present: Assistant Professor and Researcher at the Lebanese University (Institute of Social Sciences- Branch II. (ISS2) Rabieh- Lebanon) in Social Sciences (Sociology, Demography, Development, Methodology (Research and Professional), Methods & Techniques, Stages of Social Research, Social intervention, Seminar, Sociology of Lebanon and the Arab World, Economy of Education, Leadership and Education, Social Inequality and Education, Training and skills development in Human Resources, Techniques of Expression, Statistics,…).
2023- present Lecturer at the Fouad Shehab Command and Staff College, for the Staff Course For Foreign Officers (SCFO)24.
2023-present : Researcher & Member of the team for the program : La mobilité internationale étudiante et scientifique, étude des dynamiques et des évolutions en cours (approche comparative). A research project led by :The National Council for Scientific Research- Lebanon (CNRS-L) & The French Embassy in Lebanon.
2022-present : Researcher & Member of the team for the program : Viral circulations and Social Dynamics, A research project led by : Agence Nationale de la recherche (ANR) France, Institut de Recherche pour le développement (IRD)- France & Social Sciences Research Center (CRSS)- Lebanon
2022- present : Consultant, Center for Educational Research and Development CRDP, project Title: Framework for the wellbeing at school in Lebanon.
2022- present: Deputy Director and Researcher Manager at Oghma Group International (OGI).
September 2020- present: Chair of Interdisciplinary Lab at Research Center, Lebanese University, Institute of Social Sciences (CRSS), Beirut.
2019- 2022: Head of Department of Methodology, Epistemology and Techniques at the Institute of Social Sciences 2 (ISS2), Lebanese University, Rabieh.
2019- 2021: Consultant, Lebanese Association for Educational Studies (LAES), Hamra- Lebanon. Project title: Youth in Marginalized Settings in Lebanon: The case of Lebanese, Palestinian and Syrian Groups.
2018-present : Professional Master’s ( Human Resources). Coordinator. Lebanese University Institute of Social Sciences 2 (ISS2).
2018: Has participated as a Sociology Advisor with the Center for Educational Research and Development CRDP in a workshop entitled: "Towards a National Assessment Strategy" 2018.
2017-2018: Member of a team who generated a report in the frame of volunteer work on Gender Equality in Lebanon: Reality, Challenges and Horizons 2000-2018; a reading from Goal 5 of the UNFPA & the Sustainable Development by 2030.
2017-2018 : Has participated in the Professional Thesis Preparation Team at the Institute of Social Sciences.
2017-2018: Assistant Professor and Coordinator of the Competency Training Course at the Lebanese University (Dean Faculty of Education – Beirut, Lebanon).
2014: Senior Social Worker at Caritas Lebanon Migrant Center Ballouneh.
2014: Economy and Sociology Professor at La Roche Antonine- Hazmieh-Lebanon Social Worker at Caritas Lebanon Migrant Center Ballouneh.
2013-2015: Consultant, Member of the Steering Committee and Surveyor, Carthage Center for Research and Information (CCRI) of the Lebanese Development Network LDN), Jal el Dib, Lebanon. Project Title: "Assessment of the Syrian Refugees in Lebanon: Employment Profile and Implications on the Labour Markets". The project is commissioned by the International Labor Organization (ILO). Assisted in the design of the household questionnaire, administered questionnaires in the Wadi Khaled area to Syrian refugees, and observed Focus group session with the Lebanese businessmen in the Akkar.
2013: Interviewer of experts for a rapid assessment project on the Lebanese expatriates' insights into the Gulf countries current relationship crisis with Lebanon. A research project led by Dr. Guita Hourani, The Lebanese Emigration Research Center of Notre Dame University, 2013.
2013: Research Assistant, Institut Francais du Proche Orient (IFPO), Beyrouth, Lebanon. Project Title: Migrant and Foreign Labor in Lebanon: Their situation, sociability and the regulation that govern them. A research project led by Dr. Elisabeth Longuenesse.
2013: Researcher, in collaboration with IFPO, OURSE/USJ, LERC/NDU. Projet Cèdre: Migrations des diplômés, circulations professionnelles, relation au pays d’origine : Le cas du Liban, Study Title : « Migration féminine libanaise en France: Projet professionnel et aspiration à l’autonomie » in collaboration with Guita Hourani.
2012: Surveyor and Interviewer, a joint project between the Lebanese Transparency Association (LTA) and Carthage Center for Research of the Lebanese Development Network, Lebanon. Project title: Access to Information in Lebanon (ATI in Lebanon), Publication: “Access to Information in Lebanon: A Survey Report”, The Lebanese Transparency Association (LTA) and the Lebanese Development Network (LDN), Lebanon, 2012, [link].
2012- Surveyor and Interviewer, a joint project between the Lebanese Emigration Research Center and Carthage Center for Research of the Lebanese Development Network. Project title: “The Syrian Refugees in Lebanon”, Publication: “Refugees of the Arab Spring: The Syrian Refugees in Lebanon”, The Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (CMRS), the American University of Cairo, Egypt, Research Paper Series/LERC. No.1/2012, [ISSN 2221-3333], 2012, [link].
2012: Economy and Sociology Professor at College Central Jounieh- Lebanon.
2011: Assistant Project Manager and Research Assistant, Lebanese Emigration Research Center (LERC), Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon. Project title: Towards Effective Temporary Labour Migration Schemes in Jordan and Lebanon. The project was commissioned by the International Labour Organization (ILO), Italy. Towards Effective Temporary Labor Migration Schemes: Report on Lebanon and Jordan, Eugene Sensenig-Dabbous, Guita Hourani, et al., Commissioned by the International Labor Organization (ILO), [link].
2011 Surveyor: The Cross-National Analysis of Values and Values. Change, Lebanon. The World Value Survey-2011 in collaboration with the Lebanese Research Center for migration and Diaspora studies.
2011: Research Assistant, A project led by Dr. Ray Jureidini in collaboration with Kafa (Enough violence and exploitation), Beirut, Lebanon. An Exploratory study of psychoanalytic and social factors: Abuse of Migrant Domestic Workers by Female Employers in Lebanon.
2010: Fieldwork Manager, Lebanese Emigration Research Center (LERC), Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon. Project title: The Kurds of Lebanon: Socioeconomic Mobility and Political Participation Via Naturalization, published under Research Paper Series/LERC No. 1/2011, Lebanese Emigration Research Center (LERC), Notre Dame University (NDU), Lebanon, 2011, [ISSN 2221-3333], URL[link].
2010: Fieldwork Manager and Member of the Steering Committee and, International Organization for Migration (IOM) Lebanese Emigration Research Center (LERC), Notre Dame University, Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon, Migration Intentions and Transit Migration of the Iraqi Refugees in Lebanon. The two projects were commissioned by the International Organization for Migration (IOM).
2010: Researcher and Surveyor, Children in Danger and at Risk in Lebanon, The Lebanese Development Network (LDN), Jal el Dib, Lebanon.
2009: Co-organizer of the seminar « Identité territorialité» (Identity Territoriality) organized by Isabelle Rigoni, Laboratory Migrinter Poitiers, France.
2005-2012: Surveyor and Researcher, University of Poitiers (Migrinter), France and the Lebanese University, Lebanon: “The New Migrants in Lebanon: toward an Ethnicisation on the Labor Market”, Doctoral Research: Conducted field survey and face-to-face interviews with migrant laborers from Sri Lanka, the Philippines, India, Ethiopia and Syria among others. Conducted expert interviews with stakeholders and in-depth interviews with migrant laborers. Coded the questionnaire, keyed in the data in SPSS, validated the data, generate and analyzed the data, and wrote the results.
2004-2005: Surveyor and Researcher, University of Poitiers (Migrinter), France: “Immigration in Lebanon: the Indian Migrant Workers a Case Study”. Designed the project, reviewed the literature, administered the questionnaires and the interviews, and wrote the report.
CONFERENCES AND LECTURES
April 2023 : Lecture on The Lebanese society Polarized over the Syrian refugees in the XII Portuguese Congress of Sociology, in Coimbra at the Rounde Table – Sociologies pf the South prganized by the Portuguese Sociological Association.
March 2023 : Lecture on The impact of the multiple crisis in Lebanon and Migration on the workshop organized by Center Tammouz, Training for Citizenship on the migration between yesterday and Today.
February 2023: The Electoral process and the time for change in the Lebanese Society, on the workshop organized by Center Tammouz, Training for Citizenship on the mechanism to choose the governor in Lebanon.
November 2022: Lecture on Youth and Migration at the 5th ISA Council of National Associations Conference of the International Sociological Association on Social Transformation and Sociology: Dispossessions and Empowerment at the School of Advanced Social Studies in Nova Gorica-Slovenia.
September 2022: Lecture on Migration & Lebanon between the past and the present at the conference: Dom Pedro II, Emperor of Brasil and Latin America organized by the Brasilian Embassy in Beirut.
June 2022: Lecture on the impact of multiple crises in Lebanon on the decision of youth migration at the International Conference on Youth Identity and Migration in the time of current transformation, CMERJES, Mauritania.
March 2022: Lecture on the youth Migration in Lebanon at the conference on Migration of Brain Drain Today: Causes & Characteristics and the problem of integration organized by the Association for Specialization and Scientific Guidance at Jnah.
February 2022: Lecture on the impact of multiple crises (economic, financial, social, political, and health) in Lebanon on the decision of university youth migration 18-19 years on the workshop organized by Center Tammouz, Training for Citizenship on the Lebanese University youth and competencies in forced migration: structural challenges & solutions
February 2022: Lecture on Migrant and Domestic workers facing socio economic crisis and COVID 19 in Lebanon at MDW in MENA conference 2022, University of Petra Amman.
July 2021: Lecture on Migrant and Domestic workers facing socio economic crisis and COVID 19 in Lebanon the Migration Conference 2021. International British Business School. London.
January 2021: Lecture on Tribes in Lebanon Between Yesterday and Today, Geo Tunis 2021, association Tunisienne de information géograhique numérique January 2021.
September 2020: Lecture on Lecture on Migrant and Domestic workers facing socio economic crisis and COVID 19 in Lebanon, Vienna Anthropology Day Vanda 2020.
Septembre 2020 : Lecture on « Les jeunes réfugiés syriens à l’épreuve de COVID-19 dans les zones marginalisées au Liban » at The Migration conference (TMC) 2020. South East European University‘s campus in Tetovo, North Macedonia.
August 2020: Lecture on Lebanon Before and After Beirut Blast- August 4th, 2020- is not the Same: A Socio-Anthropological Approach, in Workshop on Beirut explosion: « Structural implications and transformations in the Size of Homeland » at Center Tammouz, Training for Citizenship.
December 2019 : Lecture on « La migration des cerveaux et son impact sur le développement socio-économique : parcours des femmes libanaises ». Nabatieh. Lebanon
October 2019: Lecture on Post-War Return Migrants to Lebanon: Challenges and Opportunities, The Fourth MENA Social Policy Network Conference, POLICY LEARNING IN THE ERA OF SOCIAL American University of Cairo, Egypt.
October 2019: Presenting ideas and findings research, in « Dardacha Talks» for science Detox National Observatory for Women in Research, Beirut Arab University & DAWREK’N- CNRS.
September 2019: Lecture on Lebanese highly-skilled course’s migrant women in migration situation. In HIGHLY-SKILLED MIGRANT WOMEN: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN KNOWLEDGE-BASED LABOUR MARKETS Bologna, Italy.
June 2019 : Lecture on Parcours des Libanaises en Situation de Migration, The Migration Conference, University of Bari, Bari, Italy.
April 2019: Lecture on Dr. Boutros Labaki’s book The Lebanese emigration 1850-2018 at the Cultural Movement- Antelias.
September 2018: Lecture on “Forced migration in Lebanon”. The Institute for Social Anthropology of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, the Weltmuseum Wien, and the Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology at the University of Vienna. Vienna.
July 2018: Lecture on “Forced migration and its impact on the employment of Syrian young women in Lebanon”. As part of IASFM 17 conference. The University of Macedonia in Thessaloniki. Greece
June 2018: Lecture on “The Syrian youth refugee’s social and economic engagement in Lebanon”. The Migration Conference 2018. The University of Lisbon. Portugal.
November 2017: Lecture on “La migration forcée et son impact sur l'emploi des jeunes syriennes réfugiées au Liban”, Sorbonne University Paris.
May 2017: Lecture on « Migration in Lebanon (Emigration, Immigration, and Refugees ». Notre Dame de Délivrance Breij.
April 2016: Guest speaker, Lecture on “Demography: Lebanese case study” in the program: Data Science and Big Data diploma at AUST-American University of Science & Technology at Achrafieh.
Octobre 2015: Lecture on “The national study on sexual abuse against children in Lebanon” Colloque « L’enfance oubliée au Liban » at Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (7, 8, 9 Octobre 2015).
December 2014 : Lecture on “Les nouveaux migrants au Liban ». CODOFE 2014 1ère édition du Colloque des doctorants de la Fédération Suds « Les circulations à contre-courant »
Axe 1 : Les mobilités et circulations de personnes Paris 11, 12 décembre 2014.
May 2014: Discussant the book of Dr. Paul Tabar on “The Arab Diaspora in Australia” at the Lebanese Association of Sociology in Beirut.
April 2014: Lecture on “The new immigrants in Lebanon: Living conditions and works” at the workshop on “Labor Market and Social rights in Lebanon and in the Near East” (Marché du Travail et Droits Sociaux au Liban et au Proche Orient) organized by IFPO (Institut Français du Proche Orient) and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung at the USJ (University of St. Joseph).
April 2014: Lecture on “Migration and its impacts on developement in the Middle East countries: Remittances and their impact in the development in Lebanon”. Le cinquième forum de la pensée sociologique, Association des Amis de Sociologie. Tetouan-Maroc.
February 2014: Lecture on “The Syrian Refugees in Lebanon”. The Antonine Fathers School in Baabda- Lebanon.
February 2014: Lecture on “The new migrants in Lebanon: Living conditions and cultural practices”. The Antonine Fathers School in Baabda.
July 2009: Lecture on “the Mobility of the foreigner’s workers in the GCC: the Lebanese case study comparator to the GCC country” Coimbra Group - ACP Task Force 2nd Summer School on Development, Barcelona, Spain, 2009.
July 2008: Lecture on the new immigrants in Lebanon, University of Lisboa, Portugal Centro de Estudos Geográficos, Faculdade de Letras-Universidade de Lisboa, IMISCOE, Summer school
June 2008: Lecture on the new immigrants in Lebanon, for the European Doctorate on Migration, Diversities, and Identities (EMIDI) Dublin.
April 2008: Lecture on the « Migrant au carrefour de la guerre: L’Impact de la guerre de juillet 2006 sur les travailleurs migrants afro-asiatiques au Liban », Damas, ATIP conference.
January 2008: Lecture on the “Migrants at the Crossroads of War: Impact of the July 2006 War on African and Asian Migrant Workers in Lebanon”, at the 11th Conference of the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration) Cairo.
April 2007: Lecture in the Doctoriales Géographie et Economie “The New Immigrants in Lebanon: Toward an Ethnicization of the Labor Market.), a conference organized by The Institute of the Middle East, the Lebanese University and Saint Joseph’s University (Beirut, Lebanon).
INTERVIEWS (Selected List)
2022: Interview on the Lebanese choose the death of Migration, Houna Loubnan October 3.
2022: Interview on the tragedies that are befalling the Lebanese and other illegal migrants attempting to reach Europe by sea, Al Arabia- Al Hadath, September 24.
2022: Interview on the well-being of elderly parents left behind by Lebanese emigrants, Media.com, September 9.
2022: Interview on the Lebanese and the calm before the storm, Sawt Beirut International News (SBI), August 8.
2022 : Interview on Au Liban, la société civile et l’Eglise maronite se mobilisent face à la crise dans le dossier « Liban Deux Ans Après », l’hebdomadaire français la Vie, July 26.
2022 : Interview on Migrantes au Liban on n’est pas leur chien, Réforme, July 21.
2022 : Interview on the middles class almost disappeared in Lebanon Sawt Beirut International News (SBI), July 16.
2022 : Interview Au Liban les lycéens préparent leur bac et leurs valises, Le Monde , June 3
2022 : Interview on Migration from Lebanon in Light of smuggling activities in Tripoli, Al Hadath, May 27.
2022 : Interview on the Disappearances in Lebanon, Annahar.com, May 1.
2022 : Interview on Lebanese Youth seeks a brighter future abroad amid economic, political crises, France 24, April 26.
2022 : Interview on Lebanon is an old society that is deprived of its youth, Sawt Beirut International News (SBI), April 13.
2022 : Interview on The current migration of Lebanese Youth, AlAkhbar newspaper, April 13.
2022 : Interview on the Gypsies of Lebanon, Radio Sawa, April 9.
2022 : Interview on Parmi les candidats libanais à l’exode, de plus en plus de « cerveaux » et des « familles entières », l’Orient-le Jour, April 4.
2022: Interview on the Electronic Blackmail, Radio Sawa, January 24
2021: Interview on the Migration of the Lebanese Family due the crisis, General security Journal, volume 98, November 4.
2021 : Interview on the Crisis and the highly qualified migration in Lebanon, Sawt el Chaab, October 9.
2021 : Interview on the Lebanese Brain Drain and its impact on the country’s future, Al-Manar tv, September 9.
2021 : Interview on the Hobbies between personal development and demolition, Radio Sawa, April 19.
2020 : Interview on the Migration and socio-economic policies, Sawt el Chaab September 2.
2020 : Interview on the Lebanese sell their personal belongings to buy food, Independent Arabia, August 30.
2019 : Interview on the Re-integration of Return Migrants to Lebanon, OTV, September 27.
2019 : Participated on many interviews related to social topics (Communication, Social media, Women and unpaid work, Gifts, Neighbors, … ) Radio Sawa June 2019- 2020 .
2019: Re-integration of Return Migrants to Lebanon. Voix du Liban, Spetember 23.
2019 : Lebanese gravitate toward Beirut in rural-to-urban shift, Daily star, August 15. Interview conducted by Robert Smith.
2019 : Youth Unemployment and Migration in Lebanon, Voix du Liban, September 7.
2019 : Beyrouth: de l'exil à l'assiette Munchies https://munchies.vice.com/fr/article/a3bbvz/beyrouth-de-lexil-a-lassiette Canada, April 1st.
2019: The Syrian refugees in Lebanon: socio-economic and demographic aspects, OTV, February 1st.
2018: Half of the Lebanese people is depressed, MTV, November 20.
2018: Syrian refugee women in Lebanon, Sawt el Shaab, June 25.
2018: Time bomb in Lebanon: The Syrian Refugees, Akhbar el Youm, April 30.
2018: The Heritage in Lebanon to where? What is the role of women to preserve it? Sawt el Shaab, March 12.
2018: The divorced and its impact on the children in Lebanon, Sawt el Shaab, March 5th.
2014: Development in the Middle East: Lebanese case study, “l’info” Al Aoula - Société Nationale de Radiodiffusion et de Télévision-Maroc, April 12.
2013: Migration in Lebanon: Emigration from Lebanon & Immigration to Lebanon (The new migrants in Lebanon), Refugees (Syrian Refugee’s in Lebanon), “L’entretien”, France 24-Paris, December 16.
2007: The new migrants in Lebanon. Al-Akhbar Newspaper, number 298, August 2007.