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Omar Jabary Salamanca and Nasser Abourahme

City Talks: Timothy Mitchell on the Materialities of Political Economy and Colonial History

[City Talks provides a platform for conversations around the social, political, economic, cultural, and environmental transformations that define the historical and contemporary geographies of the Middle East and beyond. Bringing together voices from critical scholars, activists, and artists, it seeks to explore the ways racialized, gendered, and class-based social orders come into being, materialize, and are resisted through the fabric of bodies, space, and time.]  In ...

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Omar Jabary Salamanca is an urban geographer, and Marie Curie Postdoc fellow, currently based at the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University. His research lies at the intersection of urban studies, settler colonialism, political economy, and Middle East studies. He is member of the international advisory board of Antipode, and contributor to the Jadaliyya Cities Page Network. 

Nasser Abourahme is a doctoral candidate at Columbia University, where he works between political theory and urban studies. He is the special features editor at the journal CITY, where most of his publications appear.