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Humanitarian Predicaments: Protracted Displacement and Palestinian Refugee Politics

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 6:00pm

Mar 5, 2020, 6 – 7:30pm EST

Ilana Feldman
Vice Dean, Elliot School of International Affairs
Professor of Anthropology, History, & International Affairs
George Washington University

Palestinian refugees have lived in displacement, and with humanitarian assistance, for seventy years. Drawing on archival and ethnographic research, this talk considers refugee lives and politics across the length and much of the breadth of Palestinian exile, tracking both the politics of humanitarianism and the politics in humanitarianism.

Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
City: Medford, MA 02155
BuildingCabot Intercultural Center
Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
Location Details: Cabot 205
Event Type: Academics, Lectures & Seminars
Event sponsor (school, institute, center, etc.): School of Arts and Sciences, University-wide
Event Sponsor: Department of Anthropology; AS&E Diversity Fund; Office of the Dean of Arts & Sciences; Middle Eastern Studies; Department of Studies in Race, Colonialism, and Diaspora; and the Center for the Humanities at Tufts
Open to Public: Yes