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Dr Dalia Ghanem-Yazbeck is a research analyst at the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut. She is an expert on extreme violence, and terrorism, with a focus on Islamism and jihadism in Algeria. She has been a guest speaker in various conferences and she has published on political and extremist violence, including work on Islamism in Algeria, the DRS and the "pouvoir" but also on the participation of women in jihadi groups and articles about the Islamic State.
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Lama Younis is a Saudi Forensic Psychologist and Criminologist. A doctoral researcher in her final year at Birkbeck College in London, majoring in International...
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Lamia is a Cairo-based freelance journalist and a regular contributor to Your Middle East. In 2011, she won the CNN Multichoice African Journalist of the Year award...
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Lamia is currently working as a business journalist with The Daily News Egypt.
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Lana obtained an MA at SOAS, University of London. Nurturing her deep interest in the Middle Eastern affairs, she is now concentrating on Iran. Having written her...
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Lee Schrader is a JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Research Fellow at United Nations University.
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Leigh is a freelance journalist from California, currently living in Israel. She has written for Women's eNews, the San Francisco Public Press, the Palestinian...
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Lena is in her final year of study at Oxford University, reading English Literature and Czech. She is half-Egyptian, half-Czech, and has lived in Cairo all her life....
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Lewis is editor of 'Qantara.de - Dialogue with the Islamic world', literary theorist, and journalist focusing on religious issues and cultural dialogue....
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Dr. Abirafeh is Director at the Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World, Lebanese American University.
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Lina Ben Mhenni is a Tunisian Internet activist, blogger and a teacher at Tunis University. She has been awarded the Deutsche Welle International Blog Award and...
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Dr. Lina Eklund is a researcher at the Center for Middle East Studies at Lund University in Sweden. Her research focuses on the Middle East, and includes environment,...
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Lisa has lived in Bahrain, Syria, Russia, Sweden and the UK and has travelled widely in the MENA region. She is currently an MA student at Lund University's...
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Lisa is a sociologist, the founder of www.insideoutinistanbul.com, and author of three books about Turkey, most recently 'Waiting for the Tulips to Bloom'....
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Lisa is a journalist from Austria, currently based in the United Arab Emirates. She writes about culture, media and sustainability for magazines in the UK, Austria,...
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A native of Western New York, Loran Peterson worked as an editor in Doha, Qatar for several years. He is currently the Features Editor and a contributing writer...
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Lorena Martinez is a freelance journalist based in London. You can follow her at www.lorenamjz.com.
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Lorena is a freelance writer based in Cairo.
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Lorenzo is Visiting Fellow (2013/2014) at Harvard University’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies. He is the author of two books and about twenty academic articles on the Middle East.
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Louis is an assistant professor at Brooklyn College, City University of New York. He is spending the current year at his home in Istanbul working on his upcoming book on late Ottoman Palestine.
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Louisa is a journalist and editorial assistant with a special interest in women’s rights. Her articles have appeared in The Believer, The Rumpus, The Oxonion...
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Lucia is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Arabic Language and Cultures at the University of Sydney. Her research focuses on contemporary political and cultural...
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Lucy is a Cairo-based journalist. Her work has been published in The Times, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal Europe and WSJ Asia, and The New York World.
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Lynnsay is a radio producer and writer living in Morocco. She has previously been a radio producer/host at MPBN.
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