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Solenn Al-Majali

Solenn Al-Majali is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies where she focuses on Yemeni refugees. She is a French-Jordanian Ph.D. candidate in Social Anthropology, at Aix-Marseille University in France. She is also an assistant research engineer at CNRS for ITHACA (Interconnecting Histories and Archives for Migrant Agency: Entangled Narratives Across Europe and the Mediterranean Region) program at the French Institute of the Near East (Ifpo) in Jordan. Based in Amman, her research focuses mainly on Jordan’s exclusion policies regarding Yemeni refugees and their social effects on their daily life. She is also interested more broadly in the Yemeni diasporas in the history of Yemen.

Solenn Al Majali holds an interdisciplinary MA in Arabic Studies from the University of Aix-Marseille (France) and a B.A in Philosophy from Paris Sorbonne University.

Solenn's latest contributions

A Precarious Refuge: Yemeni Asylum-Seekers in Jordan

February 14, 2022
The humanitarian consequences of the war in Yemen are  devastating, and reach far beyond the country’s borders. Ever since Saudi Arabia launched its military campaign against the Houthi movement in northern Yemen in March 2015, nearly 4 million people have been internally displaced.[1] An additional 600,000 Yemenis have fled abroad, primarily to Eg…