8 September 2015 @ 6:00pm
Merten Hall 1202
George Mason University
Presented by the Middle East Studies Program at George Mason University & the Arab Studies Institute
Free and open to the public
Sherene Seikaly - University of California Santa Barbara
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 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.
Forum on Muslim and Arab Affairs
FAMA is the research arm of the Arab Studies Institute.