Thomas Philip Abowd Book Reading

Thomas Philip Abowd – Book Reading & Discussion Sept. 19th

The Center for Arabic Culture Presents:

Colonial Jerusalem

Book Reading and Discussion By

Thomas Philip Abowd

Thomas Abowd received his PhD in Cultural Anthropology from Columbia University. He has been involved in scholarly and activist projects in the Middle East and the United States for the last 25 years. As well as other awards, Abowd has received two Fulbright Awards to conduct research in Palestine/Israel. In addition, he teaches in the departments of Anthropology, Arabic culture, and American Studies at Tufts University. He is the author of more than 15 scholarly articles. His new book entitled Colonial Jerusalem: the Spatial Construction of Identity and Difference in a City of Myth (2014, Syracuse University Press) looks at Israeli military rule as colonial power, particularly with regard to the politics of land and housing.

Date: Friday, September 19, 2014

Time: 7.00 pm

Location: Center for Arabic Culture

191 Highland Ave, 6B Somerville, MA 02143

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