Rachel Sharaby

Prof. Rachel Sharaby is a full Professor and Head of the Sociology and Anthropology Department at the Ashkelon Academic College, Israel. Her studies discuss immigration, ethnicity, identity, gender, tradition and modernity, intercultural encounters and syncretism. Her last books are 'Constructing Ethnic Identities: Immigration, Festivals and Syncretism' (Leiden; Boston: Brill, 362 pages, 2022) and 'From a Small Place to a Big Place: The Seged Holiday in Ethiopia and Israel' (Jerusalem: Carmel, 2023, in Hebrew).




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Ashkelon Academic College, Israel