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Lecture: “Fieldwork in Theory: Rethinking Arab Marxism’s Archive” with Fadi Bardawil (Duke) (virtual)

January 21, 2022 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Global Theories of Critique (GTC) workshop at the University of Michigan revolves around the practice of un-disciplining knowledge. Each speaker will open up the session with the body of theory and/or practice they strive to un-disciplinee and challenge in their work, followed by a round-table discussion of the speakers’ work that the participants will read beforehand. In our January 2022 meeting, we will be examining anthropological practices in theory and the archives by looking at the long-lost archive of Arab Marxism with Dr. Fadi Bardawil, Duke University.

Register in advance for this event here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

The readings for this event will be sent to all registered participants. For more information, contact Hakem Al-Rustom,

This event is co-sponsored by the University of Michigan Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Duke University Department of Asian and Middle East Studies, and Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies. The Global Theories of Critique events are part of a partnership between the University of Michigan and the American University in Cairo (AUC) supported by a Grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. 

University of Michigan, UNC-Duke Co-sponsorship


January 21, 2022
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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