This special episode features a round-table discussion from the POMEPS 12th Annual Conference, which was held on June 9-10, 2021.
The panel, “Undisciplining the Discipline: Approaches to Studying “The City,” features six scholars:
Omar Dewachi, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Social Medicine and Global Health at Rutgers University
Mona Harb, Professor of Urban Studies and Politics at the American University of Beirut
Sarah El-Kazaz, Senior Lecturer in Comparative Politics of the Middle East at SOAS, University of London
Pascal Menoret, teaches Anthropology at Brandeis University
Farah al-Nakib, Assistant Professor in the History Department at California Polytechnic State University
Lana Salman, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School