Palestinian Studies

2018 Workshop



Nasser Abourahme
PhD Candidate, Columbia University
“Nothing to Lose but our Tents”: The Camp, the Revolution, the Novel

Charles Anderson
Assistant Professor of History, Western Washington University
The Suppression of the Great Revolt and the Destruction of Everyday Life in Palestine

Nimrod Ben Zeev
PhD Candidate in History, University of Pennsylvania
The Many Lives of Cement: Construction, Economy, and Emotions in Mandate Palestine

Muna Dajani
PhD Candidate in Geography and Environment, London School of Economics (LSE)
Sahl al-Battuf: A Site of Protest and Contestation Against the National Water Carrier (1954–1964)

Basma Fahoum
PhD Candidate in Middle East History, Stanford University
Tobacco Cultivation in Palestine – Peasant Households, Zionist Farmers and the Global Market

Dotan Halevy
PhD Candidate in History, Columbia University
Mandatory Gaza Recovered: Towards a Palestinian History of Ruins

Frances S. Hasso
Associate Professor of Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies, Duke University
Documenting the Non-Archival Reproductive Subject: Intimate Palestinian Life during the British Mandate

Adel Manna
Senior Research Fellow at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute
Resistance and Survival in the Center of the Galilee (July 1948–July 1951)

Fredrik Meiton
Assistant Professor of World History, University of New Hampshire
The Non-Electrification of Nablus

Ilan Pappe
Professor of History, University of Exeter
Director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies, University of Exeter
The Open Archive of the Hidden History: The Open Sources of the Zionist Policy, 1920–1950

Silvia Pasquetti
Lecturer in Sociology, Newcastle University
Negotiating Stigma among Ruins: Histories of Displacement and Control from Lydda to West Bank Refugee Camps (and Back)

Mezna Qato
Junior Research Fellow in the History of the Middle East, King's College, Cambridge
Schooling Stories across a New Terrain

Dima Saad
Researcher and Writer, Amman, Jordan
Materializing Palestinian Memory: Objects of Home and the Everyday Eternities of Exile

Omar Imseeh Tesdell
Assistant Professor of Geography, Birzeit University
Territoriality and the Technics of Drylands in Palestine

Faedah M. Totah
Associate Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University
Finding Refuge in the Courtyard House: Palestinians in the Old City of Damascus


Toufoul Abou-Hodeib
Associate Professor of Modern Middle East History, University of Oslo

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

Ilana Feldman
Professor of Anthropology, History, and International Affairs, George Washington University

Gary Fields
Associate Professor of Communication, University of California, San Diego

Salim Tamari
Senior Fellow at the Institute for Palestine Studies
Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Birzeit University


Ariella Azoulay

Shahzad Bashir

Joel Beinin

Amahl Bishara

Emily Drumsta

Kareem Estefan

Leila Farsakh

Malay Firoz

Julia Gettle

Anaheed Al-Hardan

Sarah Ihmoud

Eileen Kane

Joseph Leidy

Zachary Lockman

Shamiran Mako

Penelope Mitchell

Sreemati Mitter

Amir Moosavi

Adi Ophir

Keisha-Khan Perry

Shira Robinson

Kate Rouhana

Nadim Rouhana

Sherene Seikaly

Christian Sorensen

Samee Sulaiman

Maia Tabet

Meltem Toksoz

Hanan Toukan

Marshall Watson


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

Alex Winder
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Palestinian Studies, Brown University