The Late Ottoman Empire and Egypt: Hybridity, Law and Gender
CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138
Tue., Apr. 4, 2017, 12:30 – 2 p.m.
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Gazette Classification: Lecture, Social Sciences
Organization/Sponsor: Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Speaker(s): Elizabeth Shala, Visiting Scholar, Center for Middle Eastern Studies. Elizabeth H. Shlala earned a PhD in History from Georgetown University. She has held academic positions at London School of Economics and Political Science, Oxford University, Columbia University, Georgetown University, and she is currently a visiting scholar at CMES. Her work explores the nexus of modern migration and law in the Middle East. Her main research areas are two-fold: legal imperialism and colonial hybridity in the late Ottoman period and the social, intellectual, and economic impact of contemporary global migrations. Her work analyzes the historical roots of current identities, discourses, and institutions.
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