• Wednesday Sep. 25, 2019 12:00 PM
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    Penn Campus
    College Hall Rm 209 
    3450 Woodland Walk 
    Philadelphia, PA 19104

    Open to the public

    Contact

    Dajana Denes Walters
    dajana@upenn.edu

Lecture: A Constant State of Emergency

The Politics of Trauma on the Border of Israel and Gaza

This lecture address the politics of trauma on the border of Israel and Gaza. Light lunch and refreshments will be served.

Open to the public and all members of the Penn community.

Organized by Penn's Middle East Center; please visit their website for additional information.

Speaker

Keren Friedman-Peleg

The College of Management-Academic Studies

Keren Friedman-Peleg is a senior lecturer and dean of students at the College of Management Academic Studies. A medical and psychological anthropologist, her research combines clinical questions of security-related trauma diagnosis, treatment, and prevention with socio-political questions of national belonging and inequality. At the Katz Center, she will focus on the national home and the private home in the context of threatened security.

Friedman-Peleg received her PhD from Tel-Aviv University. She was previously a visiting scholar at the Katz Center and a visiting assistant professor at UC Berkeley’s department of anthropology and Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies