Anne Kirstine Rønn

is a PhD candidate at the Department of Political Science at Aarhus University. Her research looks at ethno-sectarian politics, civil society and protest movements in the Middle East and the Balkans.


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Poverty or virus?

Lebanon’s uprising despite the pandemic

The corona crisis acts as a double-edged sword for Lebanese protesters: it reinforces the grievances that have fuelled the uprising, but it also provides an opportunity to political elites to bolster their support, offering welfare for political loyalty.