Diaspora Citizenship: Palestinian Journeys

About this event

As migration becomes a global routine, how does citizenship-as-belonging serve diaspora communities? Saeed Teebi shares insights that he captures with extraordinary verve in his acclaimed collection, Her First Palestinian. This event is co-sponsored by SFU International Studies.

Saeed Teebi is a celebrated Canadian writer. He was a Finalist for the Atwood Gibson Prize for Fiction, and his book, Her First Palestinian, was shortlisted for the 2021 CBC Short Story Prize.

Amyn Sajoo is a Scholar-in-Residence at the School for International Studies and Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies at Simon Fraser University. Specializing in human rights & international relations, with a regional focus on the Middle East/Muslim world, his research is at the interface of citizenship and identity.

September 14, 2023

5:45 PM

SFU Harbour Centre Room 7000




  • School for International Studies
  • Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies