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Helga Tawil-Souri and Dina Matar


New Texts Out Now: Helga Tawil-Souri and Dina Matar, eds. Gaza as Metaphor

Helga Tawil-Souri and Dina Matar, editors. Gaza As Metaphor (London: Hurst, 2016).  Jadaliyya (J): What made you write this book? Helga Tawil-Souri and Dina Matar (HTS and DM): During and in the immediate aftermath of the Israeli attacks against Gaza in July 2014, we shared a sense of anger and a responsibility to respond to the ways in which Gaza was a target of both military and representational violence. We were struck by the disconnect between how mainstream ...

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Helga Tawil-Souri is an Associate Professor in Media, Culture and Communication, and Director of the Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at NYU. 



Dina Matar is Senior Lecturer in Political Communication and Associate head at the Centre for Media Studies at SOAS. She is author of What it means to be Palestinian (2010) and Co editor of Narrating Conflict in the Middle East (2013).