The "Military-Civilian Divide:" On War, Citizenship, and Obligation

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
A talk by Nadia Abu El-Haj

Monday, February 5, 2018
Friedl Building, Room 225


Nadia Abu El-Haj is Professor of Anthropology at Barnard College, Columbia University and Co-Director of the Center for Palestine Studies at Columbia.  Her publications include  Facts on the Ground. Archaeological Practice and Territorial Self-Fashioning in Israeli Society, and The Genealogical Science. The Search for Jewish Origins and the Politics of Epistemology. Her current work focuses on the field of psychiatry, exploring the complex ethical and political implications of shifting psychiatric and public understandings of the trauma of soldiers. 

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