Basma Fahoum | Informal and Free: Tobacco Smuggling in Twentieth Century Palestine/Israel between Imperialism and Settler Colonialism

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Please Join Basma Fahoum for the next Eurasian Empires workshop of the winter quarter.

Basma Fahoum is a PhD candidate in the History Department at Stanford University. She holds a master’s degree in culture research from Tel Aviv University. Her dissertation project examines the history of tobacco cultivation in Palestine in the late Ottoman and British Mandatory periods, as well as in Israel. Basma serves as co-editor of the Social History Workshop, a Hebrew-language public history blog published on the website of the Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz.