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What’s So Deep About Deeply Divided Societies: Lebanon’s Uprising Against Sectarian Neoliberalism

This lecture will focus on Dr. Rima Majed’s scholarship related to the Lebanon uprising of 2019.

Rima Majed is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at American University of Beirut (AUB). Her research focuses on social movements, sectarianism, conflict and violence, and gender and intersectionality in the Middle East. She holds a PhD and an MSc in Sociology from the University of Oxford. Dr. Majed was a visiting fellow at the Mamdouha Bobst Center for Peace and Justice at Princeton University in 2018/2019.  Her work has appeared in many academic and media platforms including Social ForcesMobilizationMiddle East Law and GovernanceGlobal DialogueIdafatThe Arab Journal of SociologyAl Jumhuriya; CNN; Middle East Eyes, OpenDemocracy, and Al Jazeera English.


April 6


4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

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Humanities Room 119
1030 N Columbia Ave.
Scripps College, CA 91711 United States
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