Daniel Serge Meier

Università Ca' Foscari Venezia

Daniel Serge Meier

Researcher for the European Program « EUBORDERSCAPES » at CNRS in Grenoble. After a PhD in political sociology (Middle Eastern Studies) at the University of Geneva, he taught at the Arab Department of Faculty of Humanities and at the Graduate Institute for International and Development Studies, in Geneva. Several times post-doctoral grant-holder, he was visiting Scholar at St Joseph University in Beirut and Senior Associate Fellow at the Middle East Centre, St Antony’s College in Oxford. Based on several years of fieldwork, his work focus on Palestinian refugees in Lebanon, Identity, Politics and Borders in the Middle East. He published extensively in French and English on Palestinian refugee issues in the Middle East and Lebanese politics and recently published an edited a volume on « Borders and Boundaries in Contemporary Lebanon » in Mediterranean Politics (2013). As a member of the Association of Borderlands Studies, he develops and investigates border studies in the Middle East. His forthcoming book titled Shaping Lebanon’s Borderlands: Armed Resistance and International Intervention in South Lebanon (IB Tauris).