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Brian Aboud

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Brian Aboud
Region: 
Montreal
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Topic(s): 
Sociology of migration, ethnicity, racism and difference. Primary research focus is the Syrian immigrant experience in Montreal, Quebec and Canada (esp. 1880s-1930s) covering topics such as the politics of entry and residency, naturalization and identity, economic life and urban spatial practices. This experience is the object of a manuscript currently in progress. Early 2000s, curated the exhibit “Min Zamaan: the Syrian-Lebanese presence in Montreal 1880s-1930s” presented at the Centre d’Histoire de Montréal.
Telephone: 
514-744-7500 ext:7290
Email: 
aboudb@vaniercolege.qc.ca; b.aboud@sympatico.ca

Professor, Department of Humanities, Vanier College.

Photo: Syrian-immigrant-owned store on Craig St. in Montreal circa. 1906
The shop belonged to Dr Aboud's grandfather.