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Farah al-Naqib

Cities Page Co-Editor


Farah al-Naqib


Farah Al-Nakib is Assistant Professor of History and Director of the Center for Gulf Studies at the American University of Kuwait.  She received her MA (2006) and PhD (2011) in History from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, and her BA from the George Washington University.  Her research focuses on the urban history of Kuwait City before and after oil, including current urban trends in Kuwait and the Gulf in the 21st century. She also examines questions of memory and forgetting in relation to the built environment.  Her work has been published in IJMES, CSAAME, the Journal of Arabian Studies, Built Environment, and elsewhere.