Rossana Tufaro is a PhD in Studies on Africa and Asia, specialised in the labor history of contemporary Lebanon. Her PhD research focused on the reconstruction of the history of grass-roots labor movements and mobilisations in pre-war Lebanon. Along with labor and social history, she accounts among her main research interests and specialisations, the critical historiography of contemporary Lebanon, history of the ideas and public history. In the past four years she has been a research fellow at Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs, AUB, Beirut, at the Center for Arab and Middle East Studies (CAMES), AUB, Beirut, and at Centre d’Études pour le Monde Arabe Moderne (CEMAM), Université Saint Joseph, Beirut. She is currently Honorary Visiting Fellow at the Department of Political Sciences and International Studies, University of Birmingham (UK). Rossana Tufaro is also member of Lebanon Support’s editorial board of the Civil Society Review.