Ayman Zohry, PhD.
Expert on Migration Studies


Publications

 

PUBLICATIONS: (Unpublished reports and research project reports are not included)

a. Research papers published in peer-reviewed journals:

  1. Zohry, A. (2008) "Levels and determinants of infant and child mortality in Djibouti". Arab Family Health and Population. 1(1):1-35 (in Arabic).

  2. Zohry, A. (2007) "Egyptian Irregular Migration to Europe". Migration Letters. 4(1):53-63.

  3. Habib, R.; Zohry, A.; Nuwayhid, I.; Najdi, F. (2006) "Older adults in the division of domestic labor in communities on the outskirts of Beirut," European Journal of Ageing. 3(3):137-145.

  4. Zohry, A. (2006) "Immigration to Egypt".  Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies. 4(3): 33-54.

  5. Zohry, A. (2003) "The place of Egypt in the regional migration system as a receiving country." Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales (REMI). 19(3):129-149.

  6. Zohry, A. (2003) "Nutritional habits of unskilled rural laborers in Cairo". Nutritional Anthropology, 26: 19-22.

  7. Warschauer,M.; El-Said, G.; Zohry, A. (2002) Language Choice Online: Globalization and Identity in Egypt”. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication (JCMC). 7(4). 

  8. Khalifa MA;  Abdel Moneim A; Zohry, A. G. (1994) “The Impact of Socioeconomic Setting and Program Effort on Contraceptive Prevalence in the Egyptian Governorates”. The Egyptian Population and Family Planning Review, 28(2):82-103.

  9. Sakani O; Zohry AG, (1994) “Socioeconomic and Demographic Factors Affecting School Enrollment in Egypt”. The Egyptian Population and Family Planning Review, 28(2):116-138.

 

b. Essays and short non-reviewed articles:

  1. Zohry, A. (2011) “Migration and Mobility Worldwide, Afaaq Al-Mustaqbal [Future Horizons], Issue No. 9, January/February, Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR). (in Arabic)

  2. Zohry, A. (2010) “The Arab countries' demographic mosaic that Europe must not ignore,“ Europe's World, Autumn 2010.

  3. Zohry, A. (2010) “Egypt’s Place in the Euro-Mediterranean Migration System,” in Migration and the Mashreq, The Middle East Institute Viewpoints, The Middle East Institute, Pp: 24-26.

  4. Zohry, A. (2010) “International Migration Between Political Propaganda and the Economy,” The Forum, Fall 2010, International Affairs Forum, Pp: 28-30.

 

c. Working papers and chapters in research monographs:

  1. Zohry, A. (2011) “A Proposed Framework for the Study of Illegal Migration,” Working Paper no. 1, Egyptian Society for Migration Studies (EGYMIG).

  2. Zohry, A. (2010) “Immigration to Egypt”, in Segal, U.A., Mayadas, N.S., & Elliott, D. (eds), Immigration Worldwide: Policies, Practices, and Trends, Oxford University Press.

  3. Zohry, A. (2008) “Migration Policies in the Eastern Mediterranean Region: The Cases of Egypt, Jordan and Syria”, in Ayşe GÜNEŞ-AYATA (editor), Challenges of Global Migration: EU and Its Neighbourhood, Center for Black Sea and Central Asia (KORA) and Middle East Technical University (METU), Pp: 77-92.

  4. Ginsburg, M., Megahed, N., Abdellah, A., & Zohy, A. (2008) Promoting active-learning pedagogies in Egypt, in N. Popov, C. Wolhuter, C. Heller & M. Kysilka (eds.) Comparative Education and Teacher Training (volume 6). Sofia: Bureau for Educational Services and the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society.

  5. Warschauer, M.; El-Said, G.; Zohry, A. (2007) “Language Choice Online: Globalization and Identity in Egypt” In: Brenda Danet and Susan C. Herring (eds)The Multilingual Internet: Language, Culture, and Communication Online, Oxford University Press, Pp: 303-318.

  6. Zohry, A. (2007) “Why Upper Egyptians Migrate to Cairo”, Al-Ahram Strategic File,  No. 155, Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies, Cairo (in Arabic).

  7. Zohry, A. (2006) “Egyptian Youth and the European Eldorado: Journeys of Hope and Despair”, Working Paper No. 18, Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Copenhagen.

  8. Zohry, A. (2005) "Migration Without Borders: North Africa as a reserve of cheap labour for Europe,"  Migration Without Borders Series, UNESCO, Paris.

  9. Warschauer,M.; El-Said, G.; Zohry, A. (2003) “Language Choice Online: Globalization and Identity in Egypt”. In: Fred E. Jandt (editor): Intercultural Communication: A Global Reader. Sage Publications, ISBN: 0-7619-2899-5.

  10. Zohry, A. G.; El-Said, G. R. Arab Demographers’ Use of Computer and Internet Resources: Results of an Online Survey". Working Papers Series, No. 1, 2000. 20 pp. Egypt Population Research Center (egypop). Cairo, November 2000.

  11. Zohry, A. G. "The plateau effect of the family planning program in Egypt". Cairo Demographic Center, Research Monograph Series No. 27, 1998.  

  12. Zohry, A. G.Determinants of Contraceptive Switching Behavior in Egypt”. In: Makhlouf H; Amin SZ; Moreland RS, (eds.) Studies in Contraceptive Use in Egypt: Eight Studies of the 1992 Egypt Demographic and Health Survey, Cairo Demographic Center and Egypt National Population Council, January 1997. Re-Published in: Population Studies, Vol. 16 No. 81, PP 25-54, 1998.  

  13. Zohry, A. G. "Population policies and family planning program in Egypt: evolution and performance". Cairo Demographic Center, Research Monograph Series No. 26, 1997.

  14. Zohry, A. G., “Reproductive Intentions and Future Fertility in Egypt”. Cairo Demographic Center, Research Monograph Series No. 25, PP. 255-68, 1996.

  15. Zohry, A. G., “Attitudes of Egyptian Women Toward Female Circumcision in Egypt”. Cairo Demographic Center, Research Monograph Series No. 25, 1996.

  16. Zohry, A. G., “Features of Contraceptive Switching Behavior in Egypt”. Cairo Demographic Center, Research Monograph Series No. 25, 1996. 

  17. Zohry, A. G.Excess Births Due to Unwanted Fertility in Egypt”. Cairo Demographic Center, Research Monograph Series No. 24, 1995. 

  18. Bahobaishi  N; Zohry, A. G.Fertility in Yemen: An Analysis of the Proximate Determinants”.   Cairo Demographic Center, Research Monograph Series No. 24, 1995.

  19. Zohry, A. G.; Bean, Lee L. "Infant Mortality and Health Care in the Gulf Region". Cairo Demographic Center, Research Monograph Series No. 24, 1995. 

  20. Bean, Lee L.; Zohry, A. G. "Marriage and fertility in the Gulf region: the impact of pro-family, pro-natal policies" CDC Working Paper, No. 36, 1994. 37 pp. Cairo Demographic Center: Cairo.

  21. Zohry, A. G.Determinants of Fertility in Egypt: A Supply Demand Approach”. Cairo Demographic Center, Research Monograph Series No. 23, 1994.

  22. Zohry, A. G.Labor Force Profile in Rural Upper Egypt versus Rural Lower Egypt”. Cairo Demographic Center, Research Monograph Series No. 22, 1993. 

 

d. Books, handbooks, and reports  (Partial List):

  1. Zohry, A. (2010) The Workers' Sponsor [Al-Kafeel!], Citizens For Development Foundation, Cairo. (in Arabic)

  2. Zohry, A. (2010) "A Study on the Dynamics of the Egyptian Diaspora: Strengthening Development Linkages". International Organization for Migration.

  3. Zohry, A.  (2010) Communications and the Society in Egypt, [Al-Ettessalate wal-Mojtamaa fi Masr], (in Arabic).

  4. Zohry, A.  (2009)"The Migratory Patterns of Egyptians in Italy and France".  CARIM Research Report no. 2009/17. The Euro-Mediterranean Consortium for Applied Research on International Migration (CARIM), European University Institute, Florence.

  5. Zohry, A. (2008) The Mediterranean Sea, [Bahrelroom], The first Egyptian novel on illegal migration, Cairo (in Arabic)

  6. Zohry, A. (2007) "Migration and Development in Egypt," Project Group Meeting on "Migration as a Potential and Risk - Europe and the MENA Region," Osnabruck University and Robert Bosch Foundation, Berlin, Germany, 16-17 December 2007.

  7. Zohry, A. (2007) The Danish Experience, [Attajrouba Addanmarkiya] Cairo (in Arabic)

  8. Zohry, A. (2006) Insights into Egyptian Society, [Daftar Ahwāl Almogtama’ Al-Masri] Cairo (in Arabic)

  9. Zohry, A. (2006) Attitudes of Egyptian Youth Towards Migration to Europe 2006. International Organization for Migration (IOM), Italia Cooperation and Ministry of Manpower and Emigration, Cairo.

  10. Zohry, A. (2005) Assessment of Data Quality of the Arab Family Health Surveys. Pan Arab Project for Family Health (PAPFAM), League of Arab States, Cairo.

  11. Zohry, A. (2004) "Interrelationships between internal and international migration in Egypt: a pilot study," Research Reports Series, Development Research Center on Migration, Globalization, and Poverty, University of Sussex.

  12. Zohry, A. and Harrell-Bond, B. (2003) "Contemporary Egyptian migration: an overview of voluntary and forced migration". Country Background Papers (WP-C3), Development Research Center on Migration, Globalization, and Poverty, University of Sussex.

  13. Zohry, A. (2003) Contemporary Egyptian Migration 2003. International Organization for Migration (IOM), Italia Cooperation and Ministry of Manpower and Emigration, Cairo.

  14. Melnyk, A; Zohry, A; El-Said, G; Burch, R. (2003) Monitoring and Evaluation Handbook: Assuring Quality in Strategic Training Programs. Academy for Educational Development (AED).

  15. Hassan SS; Zohry, A. G. (1994) The Annual Statistical Report on the Status of Arab Child, 1994. The Arab Council for Childhood and Development, Cairo, 1995. (In Arabic)

 

e. Conference Presentations  (Partial List):

  1. Zohry, A. (2010) "Migration and Identity in the Arab Gulf Countries: The case of the UAE," Gulf Reaearch Meeting 2010, University of Cambridge, 7-10 July 2010.

  2. Zohry, A. (2010) "Migration and the Family in the Middle East and North Africa". Conference on "Empowerment of the Family in the Modern World:   Challenges & Promises Ahead," Doha International Institute for Family Studies and Development (DIFSD), Qatar Foundation, Doha, 27-28 January. 2010

  3. Zohry, A. (2009) "The Development Impact of Internal Migration: Findings from Egypt". The 26th  International Conference on Population, IUSSP, Marrakech, 27 Sep-2 Oct. 2009

  4. Zohry, A. (2009) Strategies of Coping and Patterns of Accommodation of Irregular Egyptian Migrants in Europe, Irregular Migration Conference, Partners In Development, Cairo 9-10 May.

  5. Zohry, A. (2009) The Demography of Arab Youth: Current Situation and Future Trends, Expert Group Meeting on Reinforcing Social Equity: Integrating Youth in the Development Process, UN-ESCWA and Family Development Foundation , Abu Dhabi, 29-31 March 2009. (In Arabic)

  6. Zohry, A. (2007)  Population Projections and their Role in Integrating Population and Development Variables in the Arab Region, Regional Workshop on "Strengthening the Skills of Demographers and Population Experts in Demographic Analysis and its Relationship with Development," The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates, 5-6 December.

  7. Zohry, A. (2007) Integrating Population Variables into Development Planning in the Arab Region, Expert Group Meeting on "Integrating Population Variables into Development Planning in the Arab Region," The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), Amman, Jordan, 3-4 April.

  8. Zohry, A. (2006) Egypt: a new player in the Euro-Mediterranean migration system, Workshop on "Global Migration and European Union's Policy Interventions," The Nijmegen Centre for Border Research, University of Nijmegen, Nijmegen, Netherlands 20-21 October.

  9. Zohry, A. (2006) Egyptian Irregular Migration to Europe, The Third International Population Geographies Conference, European Association for Population Studies (EAPS), University of Liverpool, Liverpool, June 21-24.

  10. Zohry, A. (2006) Who Migrates Internally, Internationally, & Who Stays Behind in Egypt?, European Population Conference 2006, , University of Liverpool, Liverpool, June 19-21.

  11. Zohry, A. (2006) Developmentalizing the Diaspora : African Refugees in Cairo, Fourth International Workshop on Diaspora, Development and Conflict: The Impacts of Transnational Activities, Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Bornholm, May 7-9.

  12. Zohry, A. (2006) Migration and the Left-Behind Families: Findings from Rural Egypt, Seminar on “Gendering Migration in the Middle East: Migrants’ Presence and Absence,” Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), Copenhagen, May 4.

  13. Awad, A. & Zohry, A. (2005) The End of Egypt Population Growth in the 21st Century: Challenges and Aspirations, The 35th Annual Conference on Population and Development Issues: Current Situation & Aspirations, Cairo Demographic Center, Cairo 20 - 22 December.

  14. Zohry, A. (2005) Cairo: A transit city for migrants and African Refugees, Colloque: Circulations migratoires et reconfigurations territoriales entre l’Afrique noire et l’Afrique du Nord, CEDEJ, Cairo 17-18 November (invited).

  15. Zohry, A. (2005) Computer-Mediated Communications as Tools for Professional Development: Demographers Without Borders as a Case Study, The 3rd Conference of Documentation and Electronic Archiving: Knowledge Investment and Management for Decision Support, United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Dubai Municipality, Dubai 17-19 September.

  16. Zohry, A. (2005) Armenians in Egypt, The 25th International Population Conference, The International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), Tours, France, 18-23 July.

  17. Zohry, A. (2004) Integrating Population Variables in Development Planning, a keynote speech,  National Conference on Population and Development, National Agency for Information and Documentation, Center for Economic Research, and The Academy for Graduate Studies, Tripoli,  21-22 November (invited).

  18. Zohry, A. (2002) Demographic Pressures in North Africa: causes and Consequences, The Euro-African Dialogue: Security Co-operation in Europe & North Africa, Royal United Service Institute for Defense Studies (London),  30-31 October, Tripoli, Libya (invited). PPT

  19. Zohry, A. (2002) Unskilled Labor Migration from Upper Egypt to Cairo, Centre d'Etudes et de Documentation Economiques, Juridiques et Sociales (CEDEJ), 22 October, Cairo (invited).  PPT

  20. Warschauer, M.; Zohry, A.; Refaat, G. (2000) Language and literacy online: A study of Egyptian internet users, The American Association for Applied Linguistics (AAAL) Conference, March 11-14, Vancouver, British Columbia.

  21. Zohry, A. G.; Hosam-el-Din, T. M. The Socioeconomic and Demographic Correlates of Female Circumcision in the Sudan. Paper presented in the 27th Annual Seminar on Population and Development, Cairo Demographic Center. Cairo 16-18 December 1997.

  22. Zohry, A. G.(1997) Reliability of Data on Fertility Intentions in Egypt. Paper presented in the 32nd Annual Conference on Statistics, Computer Sciences, and Operations Research, Institute of Statistical Studies and Research (ISSR), Cairo University. Cairo 13-15 December. 

  23. Zohry, A. G.; Gad AY. (1995) Demographic Profile of Gharbia and Souhag Governorates: An Intra-Governorate Analysis with GIS, Cairo Demographic Center, Paper presented in the 25th CDC Annual Seminar on Population and Development, December.  

 
f. Newspaper Articles
:

  1. Zohry, A. The Egyptian Labor Between the Kafeel System and the Recruitment Companies", [Al-emala Al-Masryia baina nezam Al-Kafeel we Sharekaat Al-Tawzeef]Al-Ahram Newspaper, 10-05-2010. (in Arabic)

  2. Zohry, A. The International Migrants Day", [Al-Yaoum Al-Dawli Lel-Mohajereen]Al-Wafd Newspaper, 20-12-2009. (in Arabic)

  3. Zohry, A. In the International Migrants Day", [Fil-Yaoum Al-Dawli Lel-Mohajereen]Al-Quds Al-Arabi Newspaper, 18-12-2009. (in Arabic)

  4. Zohry, A. About the International Migrants Day", [Hawl Al-Yaoum Al-Dawli Lel-Mohajereen]Al-Shorouk Newspaper, 17-12-2009. (in Arabic)

  5. Zohry, A. Dubai and the Gloaters", [Dubai wal-Shametoun]Al-Quds Al-Arabi Newspaper, 03-12-2009. (in Arabic)

  6. Zohry, A. Humanity's Real Olympics", [Al-Oulembiad al-Haqiqi le-Basharyia] Al-Quds Al-Arabi Newspaper, 10-10-2009. (in Arabic)

  7. Zohry, A. Family Planning .. A Step Backward", Al-Wafd  Newspaper, 27-09-2009. (in Arabic)

  8. Zohry, A. Towards a National Migration Council [in Egypt]", Rosalyousef  Newspaper, 12-12-2007, issue no. 729, Cairo. (in Arabic)

  9. Zohry, A. Announcing Cairo as a closed City II", Al-Ahram Newspaper, 23-09-2007, issue no. 44120, Cairo. (in Arabic)

  10. Zohry, A. Beyond the Maids' crisis: Towards a National Migration Policy", The Daily Star Egypt, distributed with the International Herald Tribune, 12-06-2007, Cairo.

  11. Zohry, A. The Returnees from Libya", Al-Wafd Newspaper, 14-03-2007, issue no. 6252, Cairo. (in Arabic)

  12. Zohry, A. The Crisis of Egyptian Labor Migrants in Libya", Al-Ahaly Newspaper, 14-02-2007, issue no. 1314, Cairo. (in Arabic)

  13. Zohry, A. "Egyptian Youth and Irregular Migration", Al-Gomhouryia Newspaper, 01-09-2006, Cairo. (in Arabic)

  14. Zohry, A. "Sheikh Zaki Badawi .. The end of the moderate voice of Islam in Europe", Al-Masry Al-Youm Newspaper, 12-02-2006, issue no. 609, Cairo. (in Arabic)

  15. Zohry, A.  Egypt, refuge, and refugees”, Al-Wafd Newspaper, 03-02-2006, Cairo. (in Arabic)

  16. Zohry, A. "Yes, Egypt witnesses an overpopulation problem", Assafir Newspaper, 26-06-2004, issue no. 9828, Beirut. (in Arabic)

  17. Zohry, A. "From Upper Egypt to international Academy", Alhayat Newspaper, 18-03-2003, issue no. 14603, London.  (Biography) (in Arabic)

  18. Zohry, A. Announcing Cairo as a closed City", Al-Ahram Newspaper, 15-09-2002, issue no. 42286, Cairo. (in Arabic)

g. Publications in Progress:

  1. Zohry, A. (in progress) Exploring Contemporary Egyptian Migration, Looking for a publisher.


MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

  • Egyptian Demographers Association (EDA), Egypt

  • International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP), France

  • Egyptian Geographical Society (EGS), Egypt

  • Union for African Population Studies (UAPS), Senegal

  • International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM), UK

  • Association Internationale des Démographes de Langue Française (AIDELF), France

  • European Association for Population Studies (EAPS), The Netherlands

  • The Egyptian Society of Migration Studies (EGYMIG), Egypt


MEDIA APPEARANCE (Partial List)

  • Al-Manara TV Channel for Scientific Research, Al-3elm fi Arqaam (Science in Numbers), Program on Irregular Migration, 23 December, 2010.

  • Nile Culture TV Channel, Agenda program, interview on my book "Communications and the Society in Egypt", 18 December 2010.

  • CTV Channel, Interview on "Egyptian Irregular Migration and Egyptians Abroad," F-ennour Program, 10 December 2010.

  • Nile News Channel, Interview on "Muslims in the West", Sabah Gadeed Program, 12 October 2010.

  • Nile International Channel, Breakfast Show Program, Egypt Radio and TV, Interview on Irregular Migration from Egypt, 14 July 2010.

  • Nile News Channel, From Cairo program, Egypt Radio and TV, Interview on Egyptians in Italy, 17 February 2010.

  • Channel One, Egypt Radio and TV, The Road to Egyptian Youth program: Migration between Dream and Reality, 4 November 2009.

  • Nile TV International, I've Read .... program, 15 June, 2009.

  • Al-Hurra TV Channel, Special Report program, Interview on Youth and Migration, 6 May, 2009.

  • Al-Hurra TV Channel, Special Report program, Irregular Migration from Africa to Europe, 8 April, 2009.

  • Abu Dhabi TV Channel, Moutheer Leljadal program (Controversary Issue), Arab Brain Drain, 7 March 2009.

  • BBC Arabic Channel, Fact-finding Commission program [Lajnat taqassi Al-haqa'q], Irregular Migration from Egypt, 6 January 2009.

  • Nile Life Channel, Naharak Saeed program, Interview on Irregular Migration among Egyptian Youth, 24 December 2008.

  • Nile Life Channel, Naharak Saeed Program, Interview on Irregular Migration among Egyptian Youth, 24 December 2008.

  • Algamaheer Newspaper, interview on “Irregular migration of Egyptian youth”, 2 July 2008.

  • Nile Culture TV Channel, Share3 El-Kalām program, interview on my novel Ba7relrrom on Irregular migration, 21 June 2008.

  • Dream TV Channel, Sama7 Gadeed program, interview on my novel Ba7relrrom on Irregular migration, 10 June 2008.

  • Nile Culture TV Channel, Share3 El-Kalām program, interview on “Migration and Brain Drain in the Arab World”, 29 March 2008.

  • BBC Arabic TV, The News Hour, Interview on “Illegal Migration in the Arab World”, 16 March 2008.

  • Nile News Channel, Interview on "Arab Brain Drain", Sabah Gadeed Program, 27 February 2008.

  • Elbadeel Newspaper, Interview on "Egyptian Migration and Migration Policies", 7 February 2008

  • Nile News Channel, Interview on "Irregular Migration of Egyptians", Sabah Gadeed Program, 25 December 2007.

  • Greater Cairo Radio, Interview on “Illegal Migration of Egyptian Youth to Europe”, 24 December 2007.

  • Al-Ahram Hebdo, Interview on “Illegal Migration of Egyptian Youth to Europe”, 5 December 2007. (in French)

  • Nile News Channel, Interview on "Insights into Egyptian Society", Sabah Gadeed Program, 5 September 2007.

  • BBC Arabic Radio,  Interview on “Egyptian Irregular Migration to Europe”, 2 July 2007.

  • BBC Radio,  Interview on “Egyptian Irregular Migration to Europe”, 11 June 2007.

  • Nile Culture TV Channel, Share3 El-Kalām program, interview on “migration policies in Egypt”, 2 June 2007.

  • Channel One, Egypt Radio and TV, Special program on Illegal Migration from Egypt to Europe, May 2007.

  • Nile Culture Channel, Share3 El-Kalām program, interview on my book “Daftar Ahwāl Almogtama’ Al-Masri”, 24 February 2007.

  • Al-Manara TV Channel for Scientific Research, Al-3elm fi Arqām (Science in Numbers), Program on Internal Migration, 5 September, 2006.

  • Al-Manara TV Channel for Scientific Research, Al-3elm fi Arqaam (Science in Numbers), Program on International Migration, 31 August, 2006.

  • Channel One, Egypt Radio and TV, Shabab 3al-Hawa, Interview on “Youth and Illegal migration”, 17 April 2006.

  • Nile TV, FRONTLINE program, 10 July 2003.

  • Aljazeera News Channel, interview with Aljazeera correspondent in Tripoli, Libya to comment on The Euro-African Dialogue: Security Co-operation in Europe & North Africa, 30 October 2002.

 

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