Middle East Studies

Nayrouz Abu Hatoum

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Concordia University

Nayrouz Abu Hatoum is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology & Anthropology at Concordia University. She was the Ibrahim Abu-Lughod postdoctoral fellow at Columbia University for 2018/2019 and is a co-founding member of Insaniyyat: Society of Palestinian Anthropologists. Her research explores visual politics in Palestine and focuses on alternative imaginations, peoples' place-making, and dwelling practices in contexts of settler-colonialism. Currently, she is working on her ethnographic project The Art of Visual Politics: Tracing, Making and Imagining Palestine which examines the politics of visual arts production and its role in expanding Palestinian imagination.