Lecture delivered by Associate Professor Rema Hammami of Birzeit University as part of the Scheps Memorial Lectures and Workshops Series.
Rema Hammami is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Birzeit University in the occupied West Bank where she has been a faculty member in the Institute of Women’s Studies since 1995. She received her MA and PhD in Cultural Anthropology from Temple University in Philadelphia, and is a Carnegie Centennial Fellow this semester at the Middle East Institute of Columbia University. Her publications cover a wide array of issues as they relate to the Palestinian context, including: gender, nationalism and armed conflict; NGOs, politics and civil society; and everyday geographies of spatial control and resistance. Recent publications include: Who Answers to Gazan Women? A Study in Economic Rights and Security (UNWomen New York, 2012); and “Qalandiya: Jerusalem’s Tora Bora and the Frontiers of Global Inequality” in Jerusalem Quarterly, Spring 2010. Dr. Hammami is a contributing editor to Middle East Reports, Development and Change, Feminist Review andThe Arab Studies Journal. She was appointed as the Prince Claus Chair in Development and Equity for 2005-2006 at the Institute of Social Studies in the Hague.
For her full biography, please visit: http://socialdifference.columbia.edu/people/rema-hammami