From the Editors
Omar Jabary Salamanca, Mezna Qato, Kareem Rabie, and Sobhi Samour
Omar Jabary Salamanca, Mezna Qato, Kareem Rabie, and Sobhi Samour, editors. Past Is Present: Settler Colonialism in Palestine. Special Issue of settler colonial studies 2.1 (2012). Jadaliyya (J): What made you put together this special issue? Editors (E): This open-access (and therefore freely accessible) special issue emerges out of a conference we organized in early March 2011, convened by the SOAS Palestine Society. The impetus for the conference came from two main ...Keep Reading »
Omar Jabary Salamanca is completing a PhD in political and human geography at the Middle East and North Africa Research Group, Ghent University. His research examines spatial modalities of settler colonialism and uneven development in Palestine, with a particular focus on the socio-economic and political histories of infrastructure networks.
Mezna Qato is completing a DPhil in history at the University of Oxford. Her thesis is a social history of educational regimes for Palestinians.
Kareem Rabie is completing his PhD in the Department of Anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His dissertation research examines the present push towards privatization in the housing market, and the contemporary state-building project in the West Bank.
Sobhi Samour is completing his PhD in the department of economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. His thesis is on settler-colonial responses to the forces and relations of production in indigenous societies, with particular reference to the Palestinian economy.