May Tamimova

may tamimova


DPhil Student

St Antony's College

Research interests: political anthropology, political economy of violence, middle eastern studies, the Arab Left, normalization of violence, memory and fragmentation, urban anthropology, rhythmanalysis, space and violence

Previous education:
I completed the M.Phil in Modern Middle Eastern Studies at Oxford in 2016 where I studied the social and economic formation of the demarcation line in Beirut during the Lebanese civil war.


May Tamimova (2018) The Black Saturday Massacre of 1975: the discomfort of assembling the Lebanese civil war narrative, Contemporary Levant, DOI: 10.1080/20581831.2018.1531531