The Battle for Beirut's Urban Spaces: MEMO in Conversation with Mona Harb

On June 7, 2023, Mona Harb was hosted by Middle East Monitor (MEMO) to discuss urban politics in Beirut in light of compounded crises: a financial meltdown named the worst globally by the World Bank, a devastating port blast, sectarian divisions, corruption, foreign interventions, and a currency that has lost almost all its value. How do Lebanon's cities fare in such turbulent circumstances? And how does the Beirut Urban Lab's scholarship contribute to life in the city in the context of a dysfunctional state?

Watch the full interview here.