Follow Us

Follow on Twitter    Follow on Facebook    YouTube Channel    Vimeo Channel    Tumblr    SoundCloud Channel    iPhone App    iPhone App

Jadaliyya Reports

Jadaliyya Editors

TandemWorks Launches its Rehabilitation Scheme of Beirut River

[Screenshot from TandemWorks website]

The founders of TandemWorks, Mayssa and Alia Badawi, are pleased to announce their inaugural project, Hammoud Badawi, in collaboration with theOtherDada (tOD) Integrated Architecture Lab, the Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation (LCEC), and UN-Habitat, as part of a scheme to rehabilitate the Beirut River. TandemWorks is a new, Beirut-based non-profit arts organisation which advocates social, cultural, and environmental change by means of multidisciplinary interventions in ...

Keep Reading »

مهرجان واشنطن العاصمة للسينما والفنون الفلسطينية في دورته الخامسة

مهرجان واشنطن العاصمة للسينما والفنون الفلسطينية في دورته الخامسة أفلام حول معاناة الفلسطينيين في الداخل المحتل وفي الشتات يُفتتح مهرجان واشنطن العاصمة للسينما والفنون الفلسطينية في دورته الخامسة لهذا العام بين 1 و4 تشرين الأول\أكتوبر في واشنطن العاصمة. وسيتم أثناء المهرجان عرض أفلام تعالج الواقع الفلسطيني في الداخل المحتل وفي المنفى، وستجري مناقشات مع المخرجين المشاركين، كما ستتم نشاطات موسيقية ومحاضرات وأنشطة أدبية وثقافية يشارك فيها مخرجون وموسيقيون وكتاب ...

Keep Reading »

Table Ronde: Observer la ville dans le Monde Arabe (Vidéo)

[Capture d'écran de la vidéo de la table ronde

Le 5 juin 2015, une table ronde intitulée Observer la ville dans le Monde Arabe s'est tenue dans le cadre des "Rendez-vous de l’histoire du monde arabe" de l'Institut du Monde Arabe de Paris. Organisée et animée par Vincent Lemire, historien spécialiste de Jérusalem, elle rassemblait Mercedes Volait, historienne de l’architecture, fondatrice de l’Observatoire urbain du Caire contemporain en 1985 au sein du CEDEJ, Eric Denis, géographe, qui en fut ...

Keep Reading »

Fifth Annual DC Palestinian Film & Arts Festival Runs October 1-4, 2015

The DC Palestinian Film and Arts Festival (DCPFAF) is pleased to announce the full program for the fifth annual festival, which will take place between 1-4 October 2015. The festival will feature ten films, discussions with filmmakers from as far as Chile and Palestine, a musical program featuring a seven-piece ensemble, a talk by a photojournalist from Gaza, and a literature program featuring authors Suad Amiry and Ibtisam Azem who will introduce Arabic to the festival for ...

Keep Reading »

Call for Applicants: 2015 Fall Internship – Website Development (Palestinian American Research Center)

The PARC internship program provides undergraduate and graduate students and others interested in our work with an opportunity to enhance skills and obtain professional experience through collaborative work in an NGO setting. Interns are instrumental to the operations of the organization and are given the opportunity to assume a responsibility. As invaluable members of our team, interns build valuable contacts, have access to resources on Palestine, and gain management and ...

Keep Reading »

Call for Papers: Palestine Yearbook of International Law (Birzeit University)

The Palestine Yearbook of International Law is now inviting submissions of scholarly articles for publication for its next volume, XIX (2016). This is a general call for papers. As such, the editors encourage the submission of scholarly pieces of relevance to public international law, including but not necessarily in relation to Palestine. The Yearbook is published in the English language, is edited at Birzeit University’s Institute of Law (Birzeit, Palestine), and ...

Keep Reading »

Call for Applicants: Assistant Professor of American Studies, The Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for American Studies and Research (The American University of Beirut)

The Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for American Studies and Research (CASAR) at the American University of Beirut is seeking to appoint an Americanist from any social science discipline or humanities discipline, starting September 1, 2016 at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are particularly interested in a scholar whose research and interests engage the fields of transnational American Studies and can contribute to the Center’s MA program in Transnational American Studies, ...

Keep Reading »

Call for Applicants: Director, The Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for American Studies and Research (The American University of Beirut)

The Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for American Studies and Research (CASAR) at the American University of Beirut is searching for a new director to begin August 15, 2016. CASAR is an interdisciplinary research and academic center that offers an undergraduate minor and a new MA in Transnational American Studies. CASAR hosts visiting lecturers and organizes an international, bi-annual conference. CASAR has a generous endowment from the Alwaleed Foundation and has a mission to ...

Keep Reading »

Call for Applicants: The Edward Said Chair of American Studies (The American University of Beirut)

The Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for American Studies and Research (CASAR) at the American University of Beirut is searching for the 2016-2017 Edward Said Chair of American Studies to begin September 1, 2016.  CASAR is an interdisciplinary research and academic center that offers an undergraduate minor and a new MA in Transnational American Studies. CASAR hosts visiting lecturers and organizes an international, bi-annual conference.  CASAR has a generous endowment ...

Keep Reading »

بيان يستعرض تضامن السود حول العالم مع الفلسطينيين 2015

[في الصورة تارا تير من سانت لويس. تصوير كريستوفر هازو. الصورة التقطت أثناء زيارة مجموعة من الأمريكان من أصول أقريقية إلى فلسطين المحتلةف

بيان يستعرض تضامن السود مع الفلسطينيين -  2015 شهدت السنة الماضية تزايداً واضحاً في التضامن المتبادل بين الفلسطينيين والأمريكان السود (الأمريكان من أصول أفريقية)، نتيجة الهجمات المباشرة والمتمثلة في الهجمات التي استهدفت الأمريكيين السود والهجوم الإسرائيلي على قطاع غزة وكذلك القيود الإسرائيلية التي تضيق الخناق على سكان الضفة الغربية. نتج عن كل هذا تقوية الترابط والنضال المشترك  بشكل خاص ما بين الحركات التحررية في فلسطين والولايات المتحدة الأمريكية. فقد كان ...

Keep Reading »

انتفاضة بيروت: ما العمل الآن؟

 [ كتبت ناديا بوعلي هذه المادة وتم تداولها في أكثر من موقع. اضغط/ي هنا للنسخة الإنجليزية]  ما نشهده خلال اليومين الماضيين في شوارع بيروت يُفرح ويُقلق في آن.إن الصراع الاجتماعي ضد رأس المال النيوليبرالي وسلطة الدولة المتمثلة بجهاز إيديولوجي مدعوم من قبل السلطة الأمنية والعسكرية هو صراع صعب وطريقة قاسية وشاقة. لا بد لنا من أن نؤكد على أحقية هذا التحرك الشعبي وأن نتضامن معه بكل الوسائل من أجل تحقيق أهدافه الثورية.الصعوبات الأساسية التي تواجه المتظاهرين اليوم ...

Keep Reading »

A Statement of Solidarity with Moroccan Historian, Maâti Monjib

[Image of Maâti Monjib. Image from Avaaz]

[The following is a statement published in three different languages expressing solidarity with Moroccan historian, Maâti Monjib, who is "wanted for undermining state security," and has been recently prevented from leaving Morocco. The contents of the statement below are republished from an online petition in his support.]  Professor Maati Monjib "Wanted for Undermining State Security" Mr. Maati Monjib, president of Freedom Now, was abnormally ...

Keep Reading »

The Extraordinary Story & Discovery of Yarrow Mamout From African Slave to Georgetown Property Owner

A Seminar for Students­­­, Teachers and Members of the Public Saturday, September 26, 2015   11:00 am-4:00 pm Intercultural Center Auditorium, Georgetown University Rare accounts of freedmen and women and enslaved Africans in early American history have emerged in recent years. This summer an archaeological dig in Georgetown explored the site of the home of Yarrow Mamout, an African Muslim and former slave. Literate in Arabic, Mamout was enslaved in ...

Keep Reading »

Academics Call for Peace and Justice (Turkey)

[Image via change.org]

[This statement was released on 11 September 2015. To sign this statement, click here.] We, the undersigned academics, are deeply concerned about the escalating violence after the general elections held on 7 June in Turkey. After these elections, AKP, the previously ruling party, has lost its absolute majority status and yet appears to act as if its status has not changed, undermining the electoral votes. The transition government put together with the AKP-appointed ...

Keep Reading »

Beirut Revolt: What Is to be Done?

[Graffiti in downtown Beirut:

[The following reflection on protests in Beirut was written and circulated by Nadia Bou Ali on 27 August 2015] Beirut Revolt: What Is to be Done? What we have witnessed over the past two days on the streets of Beirut is both exhilarating and potentially debilitating for the current social struggle against neo-liberal capitalism in Lebanon. An uprising is indeed called for in the face of a rampant neo-liberal state that has a remarkably resilient ideological apparatus ...

Keep Reading »

Open Letter to Mr. Bilal Hamad, President of the Municipal Council of Beirut

[Overflowing trash in the Hamra neighborhood of Beirut in late July 2015. Image by Ziad Abu-Rish]

[The following open letter by Lebanese economist Jad Chaaban was originally published on his website on 27 August 2015.] Beirut, 27 August 2015 Open Letter to Mr. Bilal Hamad, President of the Municipal Council of Beirut Dear Mr. Hamad, I am writing to you as a Lebanese citizen and taxpayer, and a permanent resident of Beirut. I did not vote to elect you for the Municipal Council, because of our country’s twisted and sectarian election laws that do not allow us to elect ...

Keep Reading »

Vangelis Kehriyotis anisina

[Vangelis Kehriyotis. Image via Son.]

Vangelis Kehriyotis anısına Boğaziçi Üniversitesi Tarih Bölümü öğretim üyesi ve Tarih Vakfı Başkan Yardımcısı olan Vangelis Kehriyotis hayatını kaybetti. Bugün kaybettiğimiz tarihçi Vangelis Kehriyotis'in Türkçe'de yayımlanan son makalelerinden biri Osmanlı Meclis-i Mebusan üyesi Pavlos Karolidis'in yaşamına ve farklı aidiyetlerine dairdi. Kehriyotis, "Atina'da Kapadokyalı, İzmir'de Atinalı, İstanbul'da Mebus" olarak görülen ve hayatını sürdüren Karolidis'in ve ...

Keep Reading »

Protests in Beirut: Quick Background and Some Videos

[Image of sign held at Saturday's protest:

Updated: 11pm Sunday 23 August (Beirut Time) For the second night in a row protestors have clashed with riot police and armed forces in downtown Beirut. Yesterday security forces attempted to violently disperse protestors at a demonstration called for by the You Stink movement using water cannons, tear gas and rubber bullets. In response, Lebanese television stations reported that over fifteen thousand people from all over the country congregated in downtown ...

Keep Reading »

Urgent Call from Women in Turkey: Help Us Prevent Massacre!

[Map showing Silopi, a district of Şırnak Province in Turkey's southeastern Anatolia region]

[The following statement was issued by the Women's Freedom Assembly in Turkey] Urgent Call From Women in Turkey: Help Us Prevent Massacre! Last week Silopi, a city close to the Iraqi and Syrian borders of Turkey, was placed under siege by the Turkish military. Many civilians were wounded and killed with no accountability whatsoever, neighbourhoods were set on fire by the police and military. A delegation organized by the Women's Freedom Assembly was on its way to Silopi in ...

Keep Reading »

Press Release: Women's Freedom Assembly (Turkey) Calls for Meeting in Varto

[Map of Turkey showing the district within which Varto lies.]

[The following press release was issued by the Women's Freedom Assembly this week] To the Press and Public Opinion: We will be meeting in Varto to confront male dominant state violence A woman PKK guerilla was killed in a clash in Varto. Being a woman, evidently, it wasn’t enough that she died, this didn’t cool down the fury of men from special ops forces. They stripped her naked, took her pictures and put them on the web. Now, the governor of Muş is after those who ...

Keep Reading »
Personal Posts

Bio

Jadaliyya Reports

 

These are articles, reports, stories, statements or emails sent to Jadaliyya for the purpose of dissemination. Sometimes, they include images and videos of on-the-ground situations. They do not necessarily reflect the point of view of Jadaliyya editors.