Studying Modern Middle East History: Trajectories and Challenges

A public lecture by Zachary Lockman, New York University

Studying Modern Middle East History: Trajectories and Challenges

Thursday, October 18, 2007
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bunche Hall 6275
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Zachary Lockman is Professor of Middle East Studies and History at New York University, as well as being the current President of the Middle East Studies Association. His research focuses on the socioeconomic, cultural and political history of the modern Middle East, particularly the Mashriq. His publications include: Contending Visions of the Middle East: The History and Politics of Orientalism (2004); Comrades and Enemies: Arab and Jewish Workers in Palestine, 1906-1948 (1996); Workers and Working Classes in the Middle East: Struggles, Histories, Historiographies (1993); and Workers on the Nile: Nationalism, Communism, Islam, and the Egyptian Working Class, 1882-1954, with Joel Beinin (1987).

Cost: Free

For more information please contact

Peter Szanton, Center for Near Eastern Studies
Tel: (310) 825-1455
pszanton@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies, Department of History