Middle East Studies

“Who owns Beirut? Navigating Class and Space in Contemporary Lebanon”

Wednesday, April 22 –
Thursday, October 22, 2015

Join us for the seventh and final Undergraduate Paper Presentation of the year!

Presenters: Nikhita Mendis ’17 and Alexander Samaha ’18

Nikhita Mendis will present her ongoing research on Sri Lankan migrant workers in Lebanon.

Alexander Samaha will present his prospectus to conduct research on the effect of the confessional political system, sectarianism, and class divides on urban planning and reconstruction of post-war Beirut.