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Thomas Abowd: "Jerusalem, on the Moving Edge of Israeli Colonial Rule" Harvard Campus

  • Boylston Hall 5 Harvard Yard Cambridge, MA (map)

2015 Hilda Silverman Memorial Lecture

Dr. Thomas Abowd of Tufts University

"Jerusalem, on the Moving Edge of Israeli Colonial Rule"

Contemporary Jerusalem, the prospects for peace, and the politics of space.  Dr. Abowd will also reflect on Palestinian rights activism and binational visions.

Fong Auditorium — Boylston Hall, Room 110 (map)

Co-sponsored by the Progressive Jewish Alliance & Palestine Solidarity Committee  EVENT PAGE

Donation requested at the door  All welcome!

Tom Abowd is author of Colonial Jerusalem: The Spatial Construction of Identity and Difference in a City of Myth, 1948-2012
"Elegantly and captivatingly written, this ethnographic study of Jerusalem as a site of colonial rule offers a substantial contribution to studies of colonialism, particularly in its modern, urban manifestation and over a long period of time."—Julie Peteet, Department of Anthropology, University of Louisville