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CMENAS Fall 2023 Colloquium Series Lecture: The Post-spectacle City: The Politics of Space, Nation, and Multispecies Belonging After Dubai Expo 2020 and the 2022 Qatar World Cup
Neha Vora is a Professor of Anthropology in the Department of International Studies at the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. Her research and teaching interests include diasporas and migration, citizenship, globalized higher education, gender, liberalism, political economy, and human-nonhuman encounters, primarily in the Arabian Peninsula region. She is the author of Impossible Citizens: Dubai’s Indian Diaspora (Duke University Press, 2013) and Teach for Arabia: American Universities, Liberalism, and Transnational Qatar (Stanford University Press, 2018). She has also published a co-authored book with Ahmed Kanna and Amelie Le Renard, Beyond Exception: New Interpretations of the Arabian Peninsula (Cornell University Press, 2020). Her current research project is examining animal care work in the Gulf and the shifting precarities for both immigrants and the unhoused animals they care for within post-Covid economic conditions and emergent state sustainability discourses and policies.
This event is part of the CMENAS Fall Colloquium 2023: “The MENA world after a MENA World Cup” 555 Weiser Hall, 500 Church Street, Ann Arbor.
Colloquium questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
This series is funded in part by the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies (CMENAS) U.S. Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center (NRC) grant.
To register, go to https://myumi.ch/8eA8n.
|Event Type:||Workshop / Seminar|
|Tags:||African Studies, Area Studies, center for middle eastern and north african studies, Cmenas Colloquium Series, Discussion, Middle East Studies, Workshop|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, International Institute|