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Interview with Rawan Shabbar

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Date of Interview

August 27, 2019


Joseph Seif


Rawan Shabbar

Biographical Text

Rawan was born in Irbid, Jordan. She lived in Oman throughout her early childhood and moved to Saudi Arabia for school. She continued her education in her hometown in Jordan and received a scholarship to finish her Master's at Binghamton University.


54:32 minutes



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Binghamton University

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This collection includes interviews of Middle Eastern immigrants who settled in the Binghamton area. Since the rise of nationalism and the repression of minorities during the last phase of the Ottoman Empire, the ethnic groups in the Middle East have faced physical pressure and violence, cultural assimilation, and ethnic… More

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