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



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

Here are some things reviewers have said about it.

Here is a list of upcoming 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 for 30% off with code E21RABIE. It is also available at the Seminary Co-op BookstoreAmazon, and elsewhere books are sold.



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