Architecture of Statehood: Investigating Palestinian State Structures
by Anwar Jaber, AMTD Global Talent Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Architecture, University of Waterloo
Anwar Jaber is an architect and urban scholar interested in the cultural and socio-political aspects of architecture and urbanism. Her interdisciplinary research explores the meaning and change of the urban environment in cities facing extreme conditions, such as violent conflicts and wars. A Jerusalem-born and raised Palestinian, Anwar holds an MPhil in Architecture and Urban Studies and a PhD in Architecture from the University of Cambridge in England. Her research interests include: the interplay between politics and architecture, cities and conflicts, urban memory and war, Islamic architecture and urbanism in the Middle East and North Africa, especially in Palestine/Israel .