Crucibles of Exile: Palestinian education and the politics of regeneration, 1948-1967
Dr Mezna Qato (University of Cambridge)
Public Seminar Series
Wednesday, 24 February 2021, 5pm to 6pm
Hosted by Refugee Studies Centre
Public Seminar Series, Hilary term 2021
Refugee Histories in the Global South
How does forced migration look different if we examine it through a historical perspective? How have refugees been historical actors, as well as victims? This series examines a range of topics that illuminate these questions, by examining the historical entanglements between migration, im/mobility, colonialism, race, and borders.
Series convener: Dr Anne Irfan, Departmental Lecturer in Forced Migration
About the speaker
Mezna Qato is Margaret Anstee Fellow at Newnham College, University of Cambridge. She is a social historian of the modern Middle East. She is completing a book on the history of education for Palestinians, and co-convenes the 'Archives of the Disappeared' Research Network at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities at Cambridge.
This seminar will be held via Zoom. Register online here
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