Research Projects


“Lebanese Global Villages: Practices of Reproduction and Constitution of Global Communities” funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), 2013-2015 (Link to reports about field visits and related events)










Hike in the Wādī Qādīšā with Members of the Blouza Community (© L. Michael 2017)


„Migrant Narratives – Moving Stories“ Internationaler Workshop jointly organized by the Center for Intercultural Studies (ZIS), the Institute of Geography (JGU) and the Victoria University of Wellington (NZ) (headed by Prof. Dr. Anton Escher and Prof. Dr. Brigitte Bönisch-Brednich) in Mainz, 17.-19.07.2017.

"Migration Studies: Reflection and Challenges" International Workshop within the DFG-Project "Lebanese Global Communities"  jointly organized by the Institute of Geography (JJGU) and the Institute for Migration Studies (IMS) of the Lebanese American University (LAU) (headed by Prof. Dr. Anton Escher and Prof. Dr. Paul Tabar) at the Orient Institute Beirut (OIB, Lebanon), 27.-28.11.2015.