Warehouse Project Talks
Neha Vora: Warehouse as Dubai's Cultural Heritage
Warehouse as Dubai's Cultural Heritage
1 hour, 19 minutes, 52 secs
This talk considers the academic, creative, artistic, and other unexamined or unanticipated nodes of Dubai's mercantile supply chain through a critical re-examination of the speaker's own scholarship and her movement as a scholar through various spaces and networks in the city.
Neha Vora is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, USA. Vora's research focuses on citizenship and belonging within the Gulf Arab states, particularly among South Asian diaspora populations. In addition to a number of journal articles, Vora is the author of Impossible Citizens: Dubai's Indian Diaspora, published in 2013 by Duke University Press. A recipient of multiple awards and fellowships, she is currently in Doha working on a project that investigates the impacts of knowledge economy transformation and American branch campus expansions on Qatar.