SEPADPOD With Melani Cammett

18th Aug 2019 by Dr. Simon Mabon

On this episode of SEPADPod Simon speaks with Melani Cammett, Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs in the Department of Government and Chair of the Harvard Academy for International and Area Studies at Harvard University along with a secondary appointment in the Department of Global Health and Population at the Harvard Chan School of Public Health. Melani is the author of a range of books and articles on governance in the Middle East including the fantastic Compassionate Communalism: Welfare and Sectarianism in Lebanon, published by Cornell University Press in 2014. On this episode Simon and Melani talk about the politics of welfare distribution, what this means for community politics and identities, along with possible ways out of - or beyond - sectarianism in Lebanon.

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