Oxford Programme for
the Future of Cities The Flexible City: rethinking the urban to face future challenges
Kareem is a former Senior Researcher and Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center on Migration, Policy, and Society (COMPAS), as well as Research Associate at the Oxford Program on the Future of Cities, University of Oxford. He has undertaken research on the relationships between Palestine and China, and new geographies of political economy, trade, and forms of mobility and circulation under occupation.
His dissertation, Palestine is Throwing a Party and the Whole World is Invited, was based on ethnographic research on new town development, privatization, and the state building project in the West Bank, and was supported by the National Science Foundation, the Wenner-Gren Foundation, the Mellon Foundation and the CUNY Graduate Center, the Palestinian American Research Center, and the Arab Council on the Social Sciences.
Kareem received his BA in anthropology from the University of Chicago and his PhD in anthropology at the Graduate Center, City University of New York