13 Nov 20085:00pm - 6:30pmCRASSH

Description

A lecture by Salim Tamari  (Eric Lane Visiting Fellow, Clare College Cambridge and a partner of the ESRC project 'Conflict in Cities and the Contested State', Department of Architecture)

Salim Tamari is director of the Institute of Jerusalem Studies and professor of sociology at Birzeit University.  Professor Tamari is the editor of the  Jerusalem Quarterly.  He is also the author of several works on urban culture, political sociology, biography and social history, and the social history of the Eastern Mediterranean.  Recent publiations include: Jerusalem 1948 (2001); Ottoman Jerusalem (2002); Mandate Jerusalem in the Memoirs of Wasif Jawahariyyeh (with Issam Nassar, 2005); Pilgrims, Lepers and Stuffed Cabbage: Essays on the Cultural History of Ottoman and Mandate Jerusalem (editor) (IJS, 2005); Year of the Locust: WW1 and the End of the Ottoman Era (2007); Mountain Against the Sea: Studies in Palestinian Society and Culture (UC Press; 2008).

There will be a wine reception after the lecture.

All welcome.  No registration required. 

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