POSTPONED – Sa’ed Atshan – Queer Palestine & the Empire of Critique
Talk by Sa’ed Atshan.
Sa’ed Atshan (PhD, Harvard University) is Assistant Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at Swarthmore College, where he also serves as Coordinator of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program.
Dr. Atshan previously served as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies.
As an anthropologist and peace and conflict studies scholar, Atshan’s research is focused on a) contemporary Palestinian society and politics, b) global LGBTQ social movements, and c) Quaker Studies and Christian minorities in the Middle East.
He has three forthcoming books. Paradoxes of Humanitarianism: The Social Life of Aid in the Palestinian Territories (under contract with Stanford University Press, Anthropology of Policy Series) examines the politics of international aid provision in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.