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Joanne Randa Nucho
Bourj Hammoud, a municipality just east of the Beirut River, is a densely populated residential and commercial district known as much for its sizeable Armenian population as its jewelry markets, small-scale clothing, and shoe manufacturing workshops. Until refugees of the Armenian genocide in Ottoman lands urbanized it in the 1930s, it had mainly consisted of agricultural fields. Armenian refugees, who had been living in various camps in and around Beirut, organized ...Keep Reading »
Joanne Randa Nucho earned her PhD from the department of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine, where she is currently a postdoctoral scholar. She has completed several documentaries that have screened internationally, including the London International Documentary Film Festival in 2008. Her research in Lebanon received support from the Wenner-Gren Foundation and a Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Grant.