Visiting Doctoral Fellow
Jakub Jajcay is a PhD. student in History at the American University of Beirut. He studies the Lebanese city of Saida in the period before the Lebanese Civil War, with a focus on the social conditions and organizations that later facilitated political violence. He also conducts historical research for a number of NGOs in Lebanon that work to prevent violence by raising awareness among young Lebanese on the history of the Civil War.
He got his BA in Arabic and Politics from SOAS and his Master's from the University of Hradec Králové in the Czech Republic.