The Wings of Desire or The Sky over Shatila: Precarity, Hope, and Gender among Palestinian Refugee Young Men in Lebanon


Monday, November 2, 2020, 12:30pm to 2:00pm


Online webinar (registration link below)

The CMES Director's Series presents

Gustavo BarbosaThe sky over Shatila
Associate Researcher, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Rio de Janeiro

Discussant: Steven C. Caton (Harvard)


Gustavo Barbosa in an Associate Researcher at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Universidade Federal Fluminense, in Rio de Janeiro. He holds a PhD in Anthropology from the LSE, MScs in Anthropology from the LSE and Museu Nacional and BScs in Diplomacy, Social Sciences and Journalism. He has published a number of articles in Portuguese and English in specialised journals and edited volumes. His book, with the provisional title The Best of Hard Times - Palestinian Refugee Masculinities in Lebanon, to be published by in the Spring of 2021 by Syracuse. His academic interests lie in political and medical anthropology, gender, masculinities, and refugees.

Discussant: Steven C. Caton, Khalid Bin Abdullah Bin Abdulrahman Al Saud Professor of Contemporary Arab Studies, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University

This event is open to the public, but registration is required for this Zoom webinar.

Contact: Liz Flanagan