Rosemary Sayigh


Rosemary Sayigh is an anthropologist and oral historion residing in Beirut. She is the author of Too Many Enemies: The Palestinian Experience in Lebanon.

Articles by this Author
Greater Insecurity for Refugees in Lebanon

Expectations of a regional settlement have exacerbated the always bad security situation of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. Possible unilateral Israeli withdrawal from South Lebanon has intensified regional competition to control the "...

Khalili, Heroes and Martyrs of Palestine

Laleh Khalili, Heroes and Martyrs of Palestine: The Politics of National Commemoration (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007).

Dis/Solving the "Refugee Problem"

“A displaced person owns nothing but the spot where he is standing, which is always threatened.” -- Murid Barghouti

Israeli power, US backing, Palestinian weakness, Arab complicity -- these are the basic ingredients...

Recording "Real Life" in Wadi Zayna

Neither a village nor a suburb, Wadi Zayna is a collection of gray tenements straggling between two roads leading up from the coast road into the hills of Iqlim al-Kharoub, just north of Sidon. Palestinians displaced from camps in the south and...

Looking Across the Mediterranean

"Femmes de la Mediterranée," Peuples Mediterraneens/Mediterranean Peoples 22-23 (January-June 1983).