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The impact of forced Migration on Conceptions and Practices of Governance, Justice and Sovereignty

Prof. Tamirace Fakhoury
Lebanese American University


Prof. Pierre Thielbörger
Institute on the International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict

Project Summary

Tamirace Fakhoury is an Assistant Professor in Political Sciences and International Affairs in the Department of Social Sciences and the Associate Director of the Institute of Social Justice and Conflict Resolution (ISJCR). She was a visiting assistant Professor at the summer sessions at the University of California in Berkeley between 2012 and 2016.

Fakhoury earned the Jean Monnet fellowship at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy (2010/2011) and the Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship at the German Institute of International and Area Studies in Hamburg, Germany (2014/2015). In 2014, she has been elected as member of the first Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA). From 2014 until 2016, she was a principal co-investigator on the project Syrian refugees’ justice concerns and access to formal and informal justice in Lebanon.

Her core research and publication areas are: power-sharing in divided societies; Euro-Mediterranean migration dynamics and governance; Arab states’ coping mechanisms with forced migration, and the role of immigrant communities and diasporas in democratization, and conflict transformation. Fakhoury has published in The International Spectator, The European Foreign Affairs Review, Current History, International Migration, Middle East Journal, and Middle East Policy. She is member of the core coordination team of the Global Migration Policy Associates in Geneva.