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Faculty of Social SciencesUniversity of TampereFaculty of Social Sciences
Tampere Peace Research Institute (TAPRI)

Bruno Lefort

Doctor of Social Sciences, University of Tampere / Docteur en Sciences Politiques, IEP Aix-en-Provence, Aix-Marseille Université.

Postdoctoral Researcher (tutkijatohtori)

bruno.lefort[at]uta.fi

Visiting address: Linna 6045

Full list of publications and communications:

Publications:

  • Lefort, Bruno (forthcoming) “A confined youth? Lived space and shifting boundaries in Beirut”. Middle East – Topics &Arguments, Issue#9, “Youth”, edited by Christoph H. Schwarz, Anika Oettler (Publication date: Fall 2017). 
  • Lefort, Bruno (2016) “The art of bypassing: students’ politicization in Beirut”, Mediterranean Politics, DOI: 10.1080/13629395.2016.1199459 [Electronic version].
  • Lefort, Bruno (2016) “'Achrafiyeh Invaded'. The Politics of Fear in a Visual Representation of the Lebanese Factionalism” in Kia Lindroos & Frank Möller (eds.), Art as a Political Witness, Budrich Academic Publishers (ISBN: 9783847405801).
  • Lefort, Bruno (2015) “Michel Aoun, ‘Patriarch of the Christian Street’: Leadership, Affect, and the Politics of Communalization in Lebanon”, Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication, no. 8, 1, pp. 102-123.
  • Lefort, Bruno (2013) A recited Community: Figures of an Identity Foretold. Narrating Heritage and Positioning Boundaries among Student Partisan Groups in Plural Lebanon [Doctoral Dissertation], Tampere, TAPRI Studies in Peace and Conflict Research no. 100, 658 p.
  • Lefort, Bruno (2013) “Récits biographiques et mémoire collective au sein d’une jeunesse libanaise” [“Biographical narratives and living memory among a Lebanese youth”], Essais, no. 3, pp. 33-51.
  • Lefort, Bruno (2012) “Représentations du leadership et mémoires vives chez les militants aounistes” [“leadership representations and living memories among Free Patriotic Movement’s activists”] in Franck Mermier & Sabrina Mervin (eds.), Leaders et Partisans au Liban, Paris: Karthala, pp. 221-262.
  • Lefort, Bruno (2011) “ ‘Un vote de substitution ?’ Mobilisations et pratiques électorales estudiantines. Le cas des élections à l’Université Saint-Joseph” [“Students electoral mobilisations and practices. The case of Saint-Joseph University”] in Myriam Catusse, Karam Karam & Olfa Lamloum (eds.), Métamorphoses des figures du Leadership au Liban. Champs et contre champs des élections legislatives de 2009 au Liban, Beirut: IFPO-Lebanese Center for Political Studies, pp. 105-134.
  • Lefort, Bruno (2010) “Les productions identitaires : la construction sociale du sectarisme libanais” [“The social construction of the Lebanese sectarian order”], in Identité(s) – Actes de la journée de l’École doctorale 67, Presse de l'Université Aix-Marseille III [French], pp. 47-59.
  • Lefort, Bruno (2009) “Addressing multiculturalism: in-group/out-group display among Lebanese student groups”, in Ilari Karppi, Jukka Kultalahti, Olli Kultalahti & Enrico Todisco (eds.), Globalization: Challenges to research and governance, Helsinki: East-West Books, pp. 219-235.
  • Lefort, Bruno (2007) “Etre jeune au Hezbollah, étude sur la section étudiante du parti de Dieu”, Revue Internationale et Stratégique, n°66, été 2007, pp. 25-36.

Communications:

  • April 19, 2016: “Students’ lived space in Beirut”. Workshop: Les universités acteurs de la production urbaine à Beyrouth, Beirut, Lebanon.
  • December 10, 2015: “L’entretien qualitatif sur base photographqiue [Photo-elicited interviews]” Keynote in Research Seminar: La fabrique des images dans les mondes arabe et musulman contemporains, IREMAM-MuCEM, Marseille, France.
  • May 28, 2015: Seminar “Lebanon facing the Arab uprisings”: “The art of bypassing : students’ politicization in Beirut”, WAFAW-IFPO-Orient Institut, Beirut (Lebanon), 28th of May 2015.
  • May 26, 2015: “Les étudiants dans la ville de Beyrouth”. Internal Workshop - Programme CEDRE: Les universités acteurs de la production urbaine à Beyrouth, Beirut, Lebanon.
  • January 17, 2015: SeSaMO General Conference: “The detours of Politicization: a Comparative Analysis among Students in Amman and Beirut” with Caroline RONSIN, Italian Society for Middle Eastern Studies XII General Conference, Venice (Italy), 16-17 January 2015.
  • September 5, 2014: ECPR General Conference:“'Achrafiyeh Invaded'. The Politics of Fear in a Visual Representation of the Lebanese Factionalism”, European Consortium for Political Research 7th General Conference, Glasgow (UK), 3rd- 6th of September 2014.
  • June 12, 2014: “The channels of politicization among students in today’s Lebanon”, in Voices & Sounds / Noices & Dialogues Workshop on field work related to youth engagement in North Africa, University of Helsinki, Helsinki (Finland), 12th of June 2014.
  • June 11, 2014: Keynote Speech: “Groupness in Process: The dynamics of coexistence among the Lebanese youth”, SARAB – Finnish-Arab Society, Helsinki (Finland), 11th of June 2014.
  • June 5, 2014: “Group styles and boundaries in university settings: a comparative perspective of co-existence among Lebanese and Jordanian students”, Finnish Colloquium on Middle East and North Africa, organized by FIME (Finnish Institute in the Middle-East), the Tampere Peace Research Institute (TAPRI – University of Tampere) and Abo Akademi, Turku (Finland), 5th-7th of June 2014.
  • September 20, 2013: 9th Nordic Conference on Middle-Eastern Studies: “‘The whole university is ours!’ Partisan hegemony,     identification, and the social production of space in the everyday life of Lebanese universities”, Nordic Association for Middle Eastern-Studies, Lund University (Sweden), 19th-21st  of September 2013.
  • September 5, 2013: ECPR General Conference: “It’s not about politics, it’s social. Student Elections in Lebanon as a Positioning Ritual”, Session 43 “Politics and Identity”, Panel 64 “Construction and Modes of Expression of Differences in Collective Action”, European Consortium for Political Research 7th General Conference, Institut d’Études Politiques, Bordeaux (France), 4-7th of September 2013.
  • August 25, 2012: Scientific colloquium: “The lost trail of the ‘Cedar Revolution’: Generational change in activism among the Christian Youth in Lebanon”, Second Finnish Colloquium on Middle-East and North Africa, organized by the Tampere Peace Research Institute (TAPRI – University of Tampere) and the Finnish Institute in the Middle-East (FIME), Tampere, 24-25th of August 2012.
  • June 21, 2011: Summer School: “Expressing student activism with the Lebanese Free Patriotic Movement. Elements for a narrative analysis of belonging in contemporary Lebanon” [“Dire son engagement étudiant au sein du Courant Patriotique Libre. Eléments d'une sociologie narrative de l'appartenance dans le Liban contemporain”], Institute of Political Studies, University of Aix-en-Provence (France).
  • June 16-17, 2011: Scientific colloquium: “The Group and its Memories: Building Convergences, Expressing Divergences within a Lebanese Party” [“Le Collectif et ses mémoires: construire des convergences, affirmer des divergences au sein d'un groupe partisan libanais”], University of Nice (France).
  • November 6, 2008: Public conference: “Student elections in Saint-Joseph University” [“Les élections estudiantines de 2008 à l’USJ : éléments d’enquête”], French Institute for Middle-East Studies (IFPO), Beirut (Lebanon).
  • September 17, 2008: Scientific colloquium: “Political experiences of the youth in Lebanon: the case of student militancy in the Free Patriotic Movement and Hizbullah” [“L’expérience politique des jeunes au Liban : l’engagement étudiant au sein du Courant Patriotique Libre et du Hezbollah”], joint doctoral school of the Social Sciences Institute of the Lebanese University and the Institute for Social Sciences Advanced Studies (EHESS), Paris (France), September 16 & 17, 2008.
  • August 28, 2008: Presentations: “Social aspects of Multiculturalism” and “Coexistence and conflicts in multi-sectarian societies: the case of Lebanon”, conference “Globalization: Challenges to Research and Governance”, University of Tampere (Finland), August 28-30, 2008.
  • June 6, 2008: Presentation: “Identity production: the social construction of the Lebanese sectarian order” [“Les productions identitaires : la construction sociale du sectarisme libanais”], doctoral school of the University of Aix-Marseille (Paul Cézanne), Aix-en-Provence (France), June 6, 2008.
  • June 14, 2007: Public conference: “Lebanon: challenges for the future”, Tampere Peace Research Institute (TAPRI), Mediterranean Studies Project, University of Tampere (Finland).
 
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