Kareem Rabie is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at The University of Illinois, Chicago. His work focuses on privatization, urban development, and the state-building project in the West Bank.

While on research leave in 2021, Kareem is visiting fellow at CUNY’s Center for Place, Culture, and Politics; and Committee on Globalization and Social Change.

Previously he was Assistant Professor of Anthropology at American University in Washington, DC; Harper-Schmidt Fellow at the University of Chicago; and Marie Curie Fellow/Senior Researcher at the University of Oxford Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society (COMPAS).



His first book, Palestine is Throwing a Party and the Whole World is Invited came out in summer 2021 from Duke University Press.

Here is a list of upcoming talks and events.

Here are some press clippings and recorded talks.

Kareem’s current research focuses on the new human geographies of Palestine/China trade.

And you can find some recent writing here.



You can order the book from Duke (or, outside of North America, from CAP) for 30% off with code E21RABIE.

It is also available at the Seminary Co-op Bookstore, Bookshop.orgAmazon, and elsewhere books are sold.



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UPCOMING EVENTS


Thursday 11 November 2021
5-6:30PM UK, 11AM-12:30PM CST
Book launch with Gökçe Günel, Lucy Garbett, Deen Sharp, and Sara Salem
LSE Department of Sociology
Eventbrite registration

Wednesday 24 November 2021
6-7PM CET, 11AM-noon CST
Book talk with Faiq Mari
ETH Zurich Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture (GTA)
Registration TBA

Thursday 2 December 2021
Noon-1PM EST, 11AM-noon CST
In conversation with Nathan Brown
George Washington University Institute for Middle East Studies
Zoom registration

Monday 24 January 2022
1-2:30pm EST, noon-1:30 CST
Book talk with Wassim Ghantous
Columbia University Center for Palestine Studies
Registration TBD