“Women of Thrift, Men of Capital: Gender and Economy in Mandate Palestine”

The History of Women and Gender program and the Draper program invite all to an upcoming event: “”Women of Thrift, Men of Capital: Gender and Economy in Mandate Palestine”” with Sherene Seikaly (University of California, Santa Barbara).

Monday, March 21, 2016 at 12:30 pm, 53 Washington Square South, Room 701

Sherene Seikaly is Assistant Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She is the editor of the Arab Studies Journal, co-founder and co-editor of Jadaliyya e-zine, and an editor of Journal of Palestine Studies.

Seikaly’s Men of Capital in Times of Scarcity: Economy in Palestine (Stanford University Press, 2016) explores how Palestinian capitalists and British colonial officials used economy to shape territory, nationalism, the home, and the body.

She has published in academic journals such as International Journal of Middle East Studies and Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies as well as in online venues including Jadaliyya, Mada Masr, and 7iber.

Please RSVP to jb5249[at]nyu.edu for a copy of the text.

All are welcome to attend whether or not you have read the paper in advance. A light lunch will be served.

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