• Divine Intervention: Invoking God in Peace Agreements 

      Forster, Robert; Bell, Christine (Wiley Blackwell Companion to Religion and Peace, Chapter, 2022-09-01)
      Based on an analysis of the religious language found in contemporary peace agreements, Robert Forster and Christine Bell argue in Chapter 44 that such language should not be dismissed as culturally specific rhetoric, but ...
    • Emergency Urbanism and Architectures of Precarity in Sabra, Beirut 

      Knudsen, Are John (Journal article, 2021-02-01)
      Since the mid-1980s, generations of displaced people have sought refuge in the ramshackle buildings that were once the Gaza-Ramallah Hospital, a multi-story hospital complex built by the Palestinian Liberation Organization ...
    • En av historiens verste flytningekatastrofer 

      Knudsen, Are John (Others, 2013-01-01)
      Seks millioner mennesker fra Syria – mer enn en fjerdedel av landets befolkning – er på flukt. Midtøstens historie er full av flyktningekatastrofer. Nå er regionen midt i en av sine verste, Til sammen bor 20 millioner ...
    • Flyktninger: Libanons indre Fiende? 

      Knudsen, Are John (Hvor Hender Det? 4 2007-2008, Research report, 2007-12-19)
    • Framed Justice: The Politics of Media for the Special Tribunal for Lebanon 

      Hanafi, Sari; Knudsen, Are John; Flahive, Robert (Arab Journal for Political Science vol. 45-46, Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-09-01)
      [English abstract] The Lebanese media landscape is widely acknowledged to be a battleground for privatized outlets aligned with political elites. Each outlet vies for hegemony in a crowded and competitive marketplace of ...
    • From refugees to revolutionaries: Camp-based Palestinians in post-civil war Lebanon 

      Knudsen, Are (Global moments in the Levant. A Unifob Global research project, Chapter, 2010-08-01)
    • Ingen trygg havn for palestinske flyktninger fra Syria 

      Berg, Kjersti G. (Others, 2015-01-01)
      Ingen trygg havn for palestinske flyktninger Kjersti Berg En Palestinsk flyktning fra Syria kan ikke pa° lovlig vis søke trygghet over grensen i nabolandene. Hun møter stengte dører hvor hun vender seg. ...
    • Lebanese Armed Forces: A United Army for a Divided Country? 

      Knudsen, Are John (CMI Insight 2014:9, Report, 2014-11-06)
      Lebanon is straining under the fallout from the Syrian civil war amidst catering for one million refugees. Can the Lebanese Armed Forces contain the crisis and deliver the country from war?
    • Lebanon After the Cedar Revolution 

      Knudsen, Are; Kerr, Michael (Book, 2012-10-01)
      A comprehensive look at contemporary Lebanon and the ongoing attempts by Israel, Syria and Iran to influence its domestic affairs. Lebanon is the prisoner of its geography and its history, a prize for invaders since ...
    • Legal Reform and Women’s Rights in Lebanese Personal Status Laws 

      Dabbous, Dima (CMI Report R 2017:3, Research report, 2017-10-01)
      This report documents and analyzes two recent major reforms in Lebanese law whose purpose is to further gender equality for women in Lebanon: ( I ) the alteration of the Sunni personal status law to allow mothers to keep ...
    • Life skills in non-formal contexts for adolescent girls in developing countries 

      Dupuy, Kendra; Bezu, Sosina; Knudsen, Are; Halvorsen, Sandra; Kwauk, Christina; Braga, Amanda; Kim, Helyn (CMI Report R 2018:6, Research report, 2018-04-01)
      Executive summary How can young women in developing countries best be prepared for success in their lives and livelihoods? Life preparation requires learning different types of knowledge and skills in formal, non-formal, ...
    • No city is the same: Livelihood opportunities among self-settled Syrian refugees in Beirut, Tripoli and Tyre 

      Forster, Robert (CMI Insight 2021:1, Report, 2021-03-01)
      The large influx of Syrians displaced into urban areas in Lebanon strained infrastructure and available services. Based on a survey of 450 displaced Syrians in Beirut, Tripoli, and Tyre, this CMI Insight sheds light on the ...
    • Non-formal girls’ life skills programming Implications for policy and practice 

      Kwauk, Christina; Braga, Amanda; Kim, Helyn; Dupuy, Kendra; Bezu, Sosina; Knudsen, Are (POLICY BRIEF, Research report, 2018-05-01)
      Research in developing countries demonstrates the importance of life skills for improving a range of outcomes for adolescent girls. These outcomes include improved psychosocial and mental health (e.g., emotional resilience, ...
    • Shatila: The island of (in)stability 

      Haveland, Bjørnar Skaar (Journal article, 2021-02-01)
      The Shatila refugee camp was established in 1949 for Palestinian refugees fleeing Palestine during the Nakba. The camp is located in Beirut next to the Sabra neighbourhood (of the Gaza buildings discussed in the foregoing ...
    • Special tribunal for Lebanon: Either peace or justice? 

      Knudsen, Are John (CMI Brief vol. 10 no. 1, Report, 2011-03-01)
      On 14 February 2005, former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and 22 members of his staff and security detail were killed by a massive bomb in downtown Beirut. The murder gave rise to the “Cedar Revolution,” the largest ...
    • Syria's refugees in Lebanon: Brothers, burden and bone of contention 

      Knudsen, Are John (Lebanon Facing the Arab Uprisings: Between Internal Challenges and External Constraints, Chapter, 2017-01-01)
      The Syrian civil war has displaced more than one million Syrians as refugees in Lebanon. Lebanon has not set up formal camps, but instituted a “non–camp” approach, meaning that nearly all the refugees are self–settled and ...
    • Urban Displacement in Lebanon: Syrians in Tripoli 

      Forster, Robert; Abdalkader, Abdalkarim Fares (CMI Report 2021:5, Research report, 2021-11-01)
      Living conditions among Syrians in Tripoli, Lebanon, have deteriorated since 2011. Syrian refugee households that achieved some degree of stability after self-settlement reported an upheaval in livelihoods amidst declining ...