“From the American People”: A Geography of U.S. Foreign Aid in Israel/Palestine

01 Dec 2016


This talk explores the relationship between national securitization, liberal warfare, and transnational linkages and encounters between the U.S. and the North Africa/Middle East region. Drawing on over a year of research in Israel/Palestine, this talk examines how the tethering of U.S. terrorism law and policy to foreign aid transactions is giving rise to expansive networks of surveillance and enforcement far beyond U.S. borders. In so doing, it offers insight into the ways in which American power remains a significant force in the making and unmaking of political geographies at the global scale and in the Middle East specifically.

Event Date: 
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh