Nada Moumtaz on the Complexities of Charity in the Aftermath of Crisis

September 17, 2020 by Nicole Bergot

Assistant Professor Nada Moumtaz writes about the complexities of aid in "The Donation Dilemma: Charity in the aftermath of the Beirut Explosion". Moumtaz, who grew up in Beirut, examines what she calls the "NGO-ization of aid, and the way it contributes to reproducing a neoliberal state by providing the services the state used to provide."

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Nada Moumtaz teaches in the Department for the Study of Religion and Department of Near & Middle Eastern Civilizations where her focus is the intersection of Islamic legal studies, the anthropology of Islam, and studies of capitalism.