Dr Diala Lteif

Diala Lteif

Diala is an urban historian of the modern Middle-East. Her research explores the role of subaltern populations in the production of space and cities. She earned her Ph.D. from the Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Toronto, supported by a Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Doctoral Scholarship and an Ontario Trillium Graduate Award. She is currently working on her first book, a hundred year urban historical study of the Karantina neighborhood in Beirut. 




Journal publications
– Lteif, Diala. “IDPs of East Beirut versus the Lebanese State.” Forced Migration Review, Issue 62, (October 2019): 53–54.
– Lteif, Diala. “L’intégration d’une approche innovante: Le Design Global au Liban cas d’étude de la section design de l’École des Arts Décoratifs à l’ALBA.” [Integrating an innovative approach: Global Design in Lebanon, case study: Design Department at ALBA]. In Actes des 10e Ateliers de la recherche en design, Montréal, Québec, 21-24 (Octobre 2015): 65–70. Université de Montréal: Groupe Design et société, 2018. 
Selected media articles and other publications
– Lteif, Diala. “Change for Beirut must start in the oppressed neighborhood of Karantina.” Toronto Star. August 17, 2020. Opinion. 
– Lteif, Diala. “كي لا ننسى الكرنتينا. [Lest we forget Karantina]”. Al-Jumhuriyah, August 25, 2020. Opinion. 
– Lteif, Diala. “The Lebanon Revolution takes on the media: A resource on alternative news outlets”,  Jadaliyya, December 23, 2019.