Brief Introduction: Yasmeen Arif M.A., M.Phil., PhD (University of Delhi) is Associate Professor in Sociology. Her doctoral work has been about post-war recovery in Beirut, Lebanon. She is currently completing a manuscript called “afterlife, reclaiming life after catastrophe” drawing material from a global terrain of catastrophes and disasters across the conventional categories of the natural, social, political and economic. A second forthcoming manuscript focuses on issues of social anthropological knowledge production, method and theory. Other research areas include urban studies, visual and material cultures, humanitarianisms, critical theory, philosophy and method in social anthropology. She has held positions at the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities); CSDS, Delhi and the American University of Beirut, Lebanon. Her work has been published in the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Domains: International Journal of Ethnic Studies, Journal of the World Anthropological Network, Economic and Political Weekly and others.
Contact Details: arif.yasmeen[at]gmail.com