Contributors

Nathalie Rosa Bucher

Nathalie Rosa Bucher is a writer and researcher with an academic background and has published features for South African, Lebanese, and international media. Extensive research on the old cinemas of Tripoli undertaken since 2013 has led to her joining UMAM's...

Lina Yassin

Lina Yassin is a Sudanese climate researcher at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED). She works on international climate policy and has an MSc degree in environmental change and Management from the University of Oxford.

Zahra Rahmouni

Zahra Rahmouni is an independent journalist. She has been covering Algerian issues over the last eight years and her work has been published in several international media outlets. Her interests include climate change as well as socio-political and economic affairs in...

Tatiana Rouhana

Tatiana Rouhana is a legal practitioner in international criminal justice, transitional justice, and human rights with experience in investigation, documentation, and analysis. Her work follows a gender-sensitive approach focused on finding creative legal strategies to improve access to justice to...

Zoe H. Robbin

Zoe H. Robbin is an incoming Fulbright researcher based in Amman, where she specializes in women’s empowerment, governance, and education programs in the Arab region. She is a senior fellow with Humanity in Action and member of Foreign Policy for...

Zeid Qiblawi

Zeid Qiblawi is a social researcher specializing in child protection and youth programming in the Arab region. He is an incoming Chevening Scholar, where he plans to study Political Sociology at the London School of Economics. Zeid graduated with High...

Justin Salhani

Justin Salhani is a Paris-based writer, journalist, and producer interested in identity, migration, Lebanese society and politics, cosmopolitanism, and the anthropology of soccer. He was nominated for the Samir Kassir Award for Press Freedom in 2022. He has previously been...

Mat Nashed

Mat Nashed is a journalist and analyst specializing in the Middle East and North Africa. Over the last decade, he has written extensively on state repression, geopolitics, and the plight of migrants and refugees. He has reported from Turkey, Egypt,...

The Big Pharaoh

The Big Pharaoh is a blogger who writes on Egypt and the Middle East on Twitter @thebigpharaoh and the blog www.thebigpharaoh.com.

Ghazoua Ltaief

Ghazoua Ltaief is a development practitioner with an extensive experience in grants and project management with international agencies and projects. Her latest experience consisted in managing grants with the USAID project “Tunisia Accountability, Decentralization and Effective Municipalities,” assisting municipalities in...