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Saima Akhtar

is a postdoctoral associate at Yale University, where she works on digital humanities projects that aid in the documentation, study and preservation of the built environment. She is an urban historian and architect by training with a research focus on the relationship between labor immigration, planning, and the rise of industry in early twentieth century US cities—in particular, Detroit.
Other texts by Saima Akhtar for DIAPHANES
  • art
  • cosmopolitics
  • art theory
  • politics
  • globalization