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Autobiography and the Great War: Rethinking Arabo-Turkish Identity after Gallipoli

A public lecture by Salim Tamari, Institute of Jerusalem Studies

Tuesday, May 27, 2008
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Salim Tamari is the Director of the Institute of Jerusalem Studies and professor of sociology at Birzeit University, and is currently a Visiting Professor at the University of California, Berkeley.  He is the editor of Hawliyyat al Quds and Jerusalem Quarterly. He is also the author of several works on urban culture, political sociology, biography and social history, and the social history of the Eastern Mediterranean, including Jerusalem 1948 (2001), Mandate Jerusalem in the Memoirs of Wasif Jawahariyyeh (with Issam Nassar, 2005), The Mountain against the Sea: Studies in Palestinian Urban Culture (2005) and Pilgrims, Lepers, and Stuffed Cabbage: Essays on the Cultural History of Ottoman and Mandate Jerusalem, editor (2005).


Cost : Free

PeterSzanton, Center for Near Eastern Studies
(310) 825-1455

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies

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