2014 PEOPLE

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Presenters and Proposals | Discussants | Special Guests

Presenters and Proposals


Ahmad Amara
PhD Candidate in History and Hebrew and Judaic Studies, New York University
Echoes of Legal Pasts: Landed Property Relations in the Negeb, 1858-1948
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Samia Botmeh
PhD Candidate, Director of Center for Developmental Studies, Birzeit  University
The Political Economy of Palestinian Women’s Labour Supply: 1920-2010
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Martin Bunton
Professor of History, University of Victoria
Frames of reference for the study of land in Palestine
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Leena Dallasheh
Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Oberlin College
Working for Palestine: Nazareth Labor Mobilization in the 1940s
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Munir Fakher el-Din
Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Birzeit University
The Legacy of late Ottoman and British-Mandate land reforms in Palestine, 1858-1948
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Leila Farsakh
Department Chair, Professor of Political Science University of Massachusetts, Boston
The Meaning of Palestinian Economic Development: Paradigm Shifts in Understanding the Political Economy of Palestine
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Shir Hever
Economic Researcher, Alternative Information Center
Privatization of the Occupation: The Core Masked as the Periphery
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Jamil Hilal
Professor of Sociology, Birzeit University
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Raja Khalidi
Economist, Center for Development Studies, Birzeit University
Is There a Palestinian Economy?
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Susynne McElrone
PhD Candidate in the Joint History/Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Program, New York University
Qaḍā Hebron – Commerce, Business, and Livelihoods in the late-Ottoman rural sphere
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Sreemati Mitter
PhD Candidate, Harvard University
A History of Money in Palestine: The Case of the Frozen Bank Accounts of 1948
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Mezna Qato
PhD Candidate, Oxford University
Archives and Class in Exile
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Kareem Rabie
PhD Candidate, The City University of New York
Housing, the Production of the State, and the Day After
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Omar Jabary Salamanca
PhD Candidate, Ghent Univeristy
Hooked on electricity: the charged political economy of electrification in the Palestinian West Bank
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Sherene Seikaly
Assistant Professor, American University in Cairo
Social Man: Palestinian Capitalists and Economy
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Mtanes Shihadeh
Program Coordinator of Israeli Studies and Senior Researcher at Mada El-Carmel
The Israeli Policy Toward “Arab Economy”
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Sophia Stamatopoulou-Robbins
Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Bard College
Infrastructure and Materiality
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Alaa Tartir
PhD Candidate, London School of Economics; Director of al-Shabaka
Failing Aid
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Omar Tesdell
PhD Candidate, University of Minnesota
Land and the Question of Palestinian Cultivation
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Discussants


Sa`ed Atshan
Postdoctoral Fellow in International Studies, Brown University
Coordinator, 2014 New Directions in Palestinian Studies Symposium
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Beshara Doumani
Director of Middle East Studies, Brown University
Organizer, 2014 New Directions in Palestinian Studies Symposium
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Jo Guldi
Assistant Professor of History, Brown University
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Manal Jamal
Assistant Professor of Political Science, James Madison University
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Rashid Khalidi
Professor of Modern Arab Studies, Columbia University
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Zachary Lockman
Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and History, NYU
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Ilan Pappe
Professor of History,  University of Exeter
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Sherene Seikaly
Assistant Professor, American University in Cairo
Social Man: Palestinian Capitalist and the Economy
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Mayssun Succarie
Cogut Postdoctoral Fellow in International Humanities and Modern Arab Culture and Society, Brown University
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Special Guests


Nadia Abu El-Haj
Professor of Anthropology, Barnard College
https://barnard.edu/profiles/nadia-abu-el-haj


Lila Abu-Lughod 
Joseph L. Buttenwieser Professor of Social Science, Columbia University
http://anthropology.columbia.edu/people/profile/347


Lama Abu-Odeh
Professor of Law, Georgetown University
http://www.law.georgetown.edu/faculty/abu-odeh-lama.cfm


Joel Beinin
Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History and Professor of Middle East History, Stanford University
http://history.stanford.edu/beinin_joel


Bassam Haddad
Director of Middle East Studies, George Mason University
http://pia.gmu.edu/people/bhaddad


Elias Khoury
Global Distinguished Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, New York University
http://as.nyu.edu/object/aboutas.globalprofessor.eliaskhoury


Brinkley Messick
Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/mesaas/faculty/directory/messick.html


Nadim Rouhana
Professor of International Negotiation and Conflict Studies, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
http://fletcher.tufts.edu/Fletcher_Directory/Directory/Faculty%20Profile?personkey=33BCCAC4-D7F6-4D45-A406-95E1A077F864