12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Mass movement of population is associated with some of the greatest achievements of human ingenuity and some of the greatest failings. Our research includes work on the comparative historical study of conflict-induced displacement across North America, the Middle East, Brazil, East Asia, and South Asia; the comparative study of municipal governance during periods of rapid migration from the countryside to cities; the delivery of public services to immigrant communities; and the policing of border regions.
The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asia: Refugees, Boundaries, Histories, New York: Columbia University Press, 2007. Indian edition, Delhi: Penguin India, 2008. Pakistani edition, Karachi: Oxford University Press, 2008. Paperback, Columbia University Press, 2010. Urdu edition, Mashal Books, 2014.
“The Voice of Your Brother’s Blood: Reconstructing Genocide on the Local Level,” in Jewish Histories of the Holocaust: New Transnational Approaches, ed. Norman Goda (New York: Berghahn Books, 2014), 105-134.
Hagar Kotef: Book Talk ─ The Colonizing Self (Or: Home and Homelessness in Israel/Palestine)
1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
June 21, 2019 The Boston Globe