This talk examines how outside actors are interacting with Lebanon’s present crisis. As the country’s economic system has worsened, and as the state’s reach has reduced, new spaces have opened to outside actors. These can now play a role in Lebanon, to different degrees and in novel ways.
Location: Zoom Webinar
Audience: Open to public
Michael Young: senior editor at the Malcolm H. Kerr Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut
Does the Reader Make the Book? The Reception of Ibn Ṭūlūn’s Autograph Manuscripts (16th-20th Centuries)