Karen Barkey

Karen Barkey

Karen Barkey is professor of sociology and history at Columbia University and director of the Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life. Her latest work, Empire of Difference: The Ottomans in Comparative Perspective was awarded the Barrington Moore Award in the Comparative Historical Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association and the J. Greenstone Award in the Politics and History section of the American Political Science Association.

The 2019 Shortlist

  • The Parisan
  • Palestinian Women's Activism: Nationalism, Secularism, Islamism
  • Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People
  • Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine
  • Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution
  • Stone Men: The Palestinians who built Israel
  • Zaitoun: Recipes and Stories from the Palestinian Kitchen