Palestinian Studies

2016 Workshop

Sherene Seikaly

Assistant Professor of History, University of California, Santa Barbara

Eroding Borders, Expanding Horizons: The Potential of Palestinian Studies

Sherene Seikaly is Assistant Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is the editor of the Arab Studies Journal, and co-founder and co-editor of Jadaliyya e-zine. Seikaly's Men of Capital in Times of Scarcity: Economy in Palestine (Stanford University Press, 2016) explores how Palestinian capitalists and British colonial officials used economy to shape territory, nationalism, the home, and the body.