Recommended reading:

Abou Ramadan, Mousa. (2005-2006). “The Sharia in Israel: Islamization, Israelization and the invented Islamic law.” UCLA Journal of Islamic and Near Eastern Law 5(1), 81-130.

Abu-Lughod, Lila and Ahmad Sa’di.  (2007). “Introduction: The Claims of Memory.” In: A.H. Sa’di and L. Abu-Lughod (eds.) Nakba: Palestine, 1948, and the Claims of Memory. New York: Columbia University Press. (Pp. 1–24)

Abu-Lughod, Lila.  (2007). “Return to half ruins: Memory, postmemory and living history in Palestine.” In: A.H. Sa’di and L. Abu-Lughod (eds.) Nakba: Palestine, 1948, and the Claims of Memory. New York: Columbia University Press. (Pp. 77-104).

Algazi, Gadi. (2013). “Middling Ages and Living Relics as Objects to Think with: Two Figures of the Historical Imagination.” In: S.C. Humphreys and R.G. Wagner (eds.), Modernity’s Classics, Transcultural Research – Heidelberg Studies on Asia and Europe in a Global Context.  Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. (Pp: 315-329)

Algazi, Gadi, (2003). “Feigned reciprocities: Lords, Peasants, and the Afterlife of Late Medieval Social Strategies.” In: Algazi, Gadi. Groebner, Valentin & Jussen, Bernhard, (eds.). (2003) Negotiating the Gift: Pre-Modern Figurations of Exchange. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Pp. 99–127.

Allan, Diana.(2007). “The Politics of Witness: Remembering  and forgetting 1948 in Shatila Camp.” In: A.H. Sa’di and L. Abu-Lughod (eds.) Nakba: Palestine, 1948, and the Claims of Memory. New York: Columbia University Press. (Pp:253-282)

Azoulay, Ariella. (2015).  “Photographic Conditions: Looting, Archives, and the Figure of the “Infiltrator.”” Jerusalem Quarterly, 61, 6-17.

Bailkin, Jordanna. (2015) “Where did the Empire Go: Archives and Decolonization in Britain.”  American Historical Review, 120(3), 884-899.

Beinin, Joel. (2005). “Forgetfulness for memory. The limits for the new Israeli History.” Journal of Palestine studies, 34(2), 6-23.

Doumani, Beshara “Archiving Palestine and the Palestinians: The Patrimony of Ihsan Nimr.” Jerusalem Quarterly, 36 (Winter 2009). 4-12.

Doumani, Beshara and Soukarieh, Mayssoun, “A Tribute Long Overdue: Rosemary Sayigh and Palestinian Studies.” Journal of Palestine Studies.  38:2 (Winter  2009). 6-11.

Doumani, Beshara.  “My Grandmother and Other Stories: Histories of the Palestinians as Social Biographies.Jerusalem Quarterly, 30 (Spring 2007). 3-10.

Duarte, Marisa Elena, and Belarde-Lewis, Miranda. (2015). “Imagining: Creating spaces for Indigenous Ontologies.” Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 53:677–702.

Elkins, Caroline. (2015). “Looking Beyond Mau Mau: Archiving Violence in the Era of Decolonization.” American Historical Review, 120(3), 852-868.

El Shakry, Omnia. (2015). “History without Documents”: The Vexed Archives of Decolonization in the Middle East”. American Historical Review, 120(3), 920-934.

Hirsch, Marianne and Spitzer, Leo. (2011). “Vulnerable lives: Secret, noise, dust.” Ofession, 51-67.

Khalidi, Rashid. (2005). “A Research Agenda for Writing the History of Jerusalem.” In Nassar, Issam. and Tamari, Salim. (eds) Pilgrims, Lepers & Stuffed Cabbage: Essays on Jerusalem’s Cultural History. Jerusalem: Institute of Jerusalem Studies. (Pp: 12-27).

Lejeune, Philippe. (2009). “The Continuous and the Discontinuous.” In: Philippe Lejeune, On Diary. In: Popkin, Jeremy D.  and Rak, Julie, (eds). Hawai’iUniversity of Hawai’i Press.

Richter-Devroe, Sophie. (2016). “Oral Traditions of Naqab Bedouin Women: Challenging Settler-Colonial Representations Through Embodied Performance.” Journal of Holy Land and Palestine Studies, 15(1), 31–57

Rouhana, Nadim and Sabbagh-Khoury, Areej. (2017). Memory and the Return of History in a Settler-Colonial Context. In Rouhana, Nadim (ed.), Ethnic Privileges in the Jewish State: Israel and its Palestinian Citizens. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Saleh, Ruba. (2017). “Bodies that walk, bodies that talk, bodies that love: Palestinian women refugees, affective memories and the politics of the ordinary.” Antipode: A radical journal of geography the, 1-25.

Shepard, Todd. (2015). “Of Sovereignty”: Disputed Archives, “Wholly Modern” Archives, and the Post-Decolonization French and Algerian Republics, 1962-2012. American Historical Review, 120(3), 869-883.

Sleiman, Hana. (2007). “The Paper Trail of Liberation Movement.” The Arab Studies Journal, 24(1), 42-67.

Soukarieh, Mayssoun, “Speaking Palestinian: an Interview with Rosemary Sayigh.” Journal of Palestine Studies.  38:2 (Winter  2009). 12-28.

Stoler, Ann. (2002). “Colonial Archives and the Arts of Governance.” Archival Science, 2, 87-109.

Taiaiake, Alfred and Corntassel, Jeff. (2005). “Being Indigenous: Resurgences against contemporary colonialism.” Government and Opposition, 40,(4), 597-614.

Taylor, Diana. (2003). “The Archive and the Repertoire.” In: Taylor, D. Archive and the Repertoire: Performing Cultural Memory in the Americas. Durham and London: Duke University press. (Pp: 1-15)

Winder, Alex. (2013). “With the Dregs at the Sambo Café: The Shrouf Diaries, 1943-1962”. Jerusalem Quarterly, 54, 31-55.

Suggested links:

Archives, documentation and institutions of social memory: essays from the Sawyer Seminar

Archives, Museums and Collecting Practices in the Arab World

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