Palestinian Studies

2015 Workshop


Toufoul Abou-Hodeib
University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
The Politics of Palestinian Folklore: Embroidery in the Diaspora

Ala Alazzeh
Birzeit University ─ West Bank, Palestine
State, Hegemony and Re-Signification: Framing Resistance

Amal Amireh
George Mason University ─ Fairfax, VA, USA

Hanan Ashrawi
Legislator, Activist, and Scholar; Ramallah, PALESTINE

Ryvka Barnard
New York University ─ New York, New York, USA
Tourism, Heritage, and Narratives in/of Public Space in Occupied Bethlehem

Amahl Bishara
Tufts University ─ Medford, Massachusetts , USA
Varieties of Colonialism and The Politics of Fracture: Palestinian Acts of Speaking Together, Apart

Beshara Doumani
Professor of Modern Middle East History, Brown University
Director of Middle East Studies, Brown University

Nell Gabiam
Iowa State University ─ Iowa, USA
Mapping Palestinian Identity in the Diaspora: Affective Attachments and Political Spaces

Nadia Hijab
Al-Shabaka ─ Washington, DC, USA

Rania Jawad
Birzeit University ─ West Bank, Palestine
Theatre in Palestine and its Other Documents

Rhoda Kanaaneh
Columbia University ─ New York, NY, USA

Jennifer Kelly
University of Texas at Austin ─ Austin, Texas, USA
Tourism under Occupation: Post-Oslo Fragmentation and the Labor of Narration

Zachary Lockman
New York University ─ New York, NY, USA

Hani Masri
Director General of Masarat ─ Ramallah, PALESTINE
Palestinian Options and Strategic Alternatives

Brinkley Messick
Columbia University ─ New York, NY, USA

Chana Morgenstern
Brown University ─ Providence, RI, USA
A Literature for all its Citizens: Popular Arabic Resistance Literature in 1950s Palestine/Israel

Maha Nassar
University of Arizona ─ Tucson, Arizona, USA
Boycott and Solidarity at the 1968 World Youth Festival

Dina Omar
Yale University ─ New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Razing Rights/Rites of the Dead: Political Subjectivity and the Reconfiguration of Burial Sites and Practices

Ilan Pappé
University of Exeter ─ Exeter, UK

Julie Peteet
University of Louisville ─ Louisville, KY, USA

Sharri Plonski
School of Oriental and African Studies ─ London, UK
Unruly Resistances – Challenging the Borders of Palestinian Space Inside Israel

Nadim Rouhana
The Fletcher School, Tufts University ─ Medford, MA, USA

Areej Sabbagh-Khoury
Mada al-Carmel, The Arab Center for Applied Social Research ─ Haifa, Israel
The Zionist Left, Settler-Colonial practices and the Nakba in Marj Ibn 'Amer, 1936-1956

Salim Tamari
Institute for Palestine Studies Senior Fellow

Hanan Toukan
Free University ─ Berlin, Germany
The Paintbrush is Mightier than the M16: On Imaging and Imagining Palestine in the Global Community

Gabriel Varghese
University of Exeterm ─ Exeter, UK
Acting on the Pain of others: International Solidarity and Theatre Making in the West Bank

Polly Withers
University of Exeter ─ Exeter, UK
"I’m not a Palestinian Musician, I’m a musician who happens to be Palestinian": Negotiating Nationalisms in Youth Popular Music in Palestine

Nadia Yaqub
University of North Carolina ─ Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Opacity and Encounters in Palestinian Film