Follow Us

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

Jadaliyya Developments

جدلية في عامها الرابع

 دخلت “جدلية” عامها الرابع في أيلول\سبتمبر، وكنا قد وعدنا في مثل هذا الوقت من العام الماضي أنه سيكون أمامنا عام مليء بالعمل، لكننا كنا مخطئين نوعاً ما، فقد كان عاماً جنونياً بالفعل. استهْلَكنا، على المستوى الداخلي، بناءُ صفحات وفرق جديدة. أنهينا سيرورة مَأْسسة تحتل مكانها بقوة الآن، ووسّعنا شبكاتنا بشكل جيد في الشرق الأوسط وما وراءه. ويسعدنا أن نبلغكم أنّ دائرة قرائنا لم تتوسع على نحو درامي، وبشكل كبير في المنطقة ـ وهي الموضوع الرئيسي لتحليلنا وتغطيتنا ـ فحسب بل أصبحت أيضاً إحدى قنواتنا الرئيسية لمشاطرة محتوى “جدلية”. إن قراءنا وفريقنا هما بالمعنى الحقيقي أرصدتنا الأكبر. ما يعادل هذا في الأهمية، من ناحية التأثير، بصرف النظر عن النمو والأرقام، هو الإنجاز الفريد الذي ...

Keep Reading »

Jadaliyya Featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education

[This image was used in the Chronicle's article. Jadaliyya Co-Founder Bassam Haddad]

[The following profile of Jadaliyya was written by Ursula Lindsey and published in The Chronicle of Higher Education. The story can be accessed by clicking here. For additional details about Jadaliyya in the context of the interview that much of this article was based on, click here] The week after President Obama announced a stepped-up military campaign against jihadists in Iraq and Syria, the online magazine Jadaliyya responded. An essay by the Lebanese historian Fawwaz Traboulsi argued that the so-called Islamic State was born of the 2003 U.S. war on Iraq, local despotism, and the thwarted hopes of the 2011 Arab uprisings. Jadaliy­ya’s editors were also ...

Keep Reading »

جدلية" في عامها الثالث: خلاصة رحلة"

في الأسبوع الماضي بلغ عمر "جدلية" ثلاث سنوات. لسنا متعبين. نحن منهكون، ولم نشعر أبداً بأننا أحسن حالاً. ”حين اتصل بي بسام أول مرة في تموز/يوليو 2010 كي يطلب مني الانضمام إلى فريق جدلية قال: لن يأخذ الأمر من وقتك سوى بضع ساعات في اليوم. لم أعرف أنه كان يعني كلّ يوم!“  ليسا حجار، محررة في جدلية. ننظر بدهشةٍ إلى الوراء، إلى حيث كنا حين بدأنا في صيف 2010، وكم تطورنا منذ ذلك الوقت، وخاصة في العام الماضي لوحده. توسّعنا من ناحية الأقسام/الصفحات، وعدد اللغات، وأعضاء الفريق، وعدد القراء، والاقتباسات، والحضور في الإعلام الاجتماعي، إمكانية الوصول إلى البلدان، والاستخدام في الصفوف. وفي هذا الصيف، وصلت صفحة الفيسبوك الخاصة بنا بشكل متواصل إلى أكثر من مليون ...

Keep Reading »

Jadaliyya's Occupation, Intervention, and Law Page Resonates

[Smoke rises after an Israel air strike in Gaza Strip December 28, 2008. Image by Amir Farshad Ebrahimi.]

Since launching in July 2010, the Occupation, Intervention, and Law (O.I.L) page has made rich contributions to the field of studies examining the Middle East, armed conflict, law, and human rights. O.I.L has sought to explore the relationship between, and the debates within, the fields of armed conflict, politics, and international law. These debates include developments in international law; the implications of intervention; the legitimacy, or lack thereof, of resistance; the political economy of conflict; war profiteering; and the humanitarian dimension of war and peace, associated movements, and related forces. In less than three years, we have published 497 ...

Keep Reading »

What is Jadaliyya? "Portal 9" Interview with Jadaliyya Co-Founder Bassam Haddad

[Screenshot from Jadaliyya]

[This interview was published recently in the innaugural issue of  the Portal 9 Journal, by Nat Muller and Omar Kholeif. However, the interview was conducted many months prior, and awaited the launching of the publication.]  The modest launch of the bilingual English-Arabic online magazine Jadaliyya in September 2010, an initiative of the not-for-profit Arab Studies Institute (ASI) in Washington DC and Beirut, could not have anticipated its current status. The Arab uprisings, which gained momentum only a few months after Jadaliyya was established, firmly catapulted it to the forefront of critical debates and analysis of the Arab world. With ...

Keep Reading »

Happy NEWTON Year: New Texts by Ella Shohat and Joseph Sassoon, the Egyptian Revolution, and More

New Texts Out Now (NEWTON) is gearing up for 2012, featuring an array of new and forthcoming texts that are sure to be of interest to Jadaliyya readers. This week, we are delighted to feature two important books: Joseph Sassoon’s Saddam Hussein’s Ba‘th Party: Inside an Authoritarian Regime, which was just published by Cambridge University Press, and the new edition of Ella Shohat’s Israeli Cinema: East/West and the Politics of Representation, with a new postscript by the author, recently published by I. B. Tauris. Next week, to mark the first anniversary of the 25 January Revolution, we will feature Messages from Tahrir, a collection of images from the Egyptian ...

Keep Reading »

Arab Studies Institute (ASI) Announces Internship Opportunities

[Image from Arab Studies Institute]

The Arab Studies Institute (ASI), Jadaliyya's parent organization, is now offering four new internship opportunities that involve training and production at various levels in one of ASI’s four organizations: Arab Studies Journal, Jadaliyya, Forum on Arab and Muslim Affairs, and Quilting Point. The internships offered are in the following areas: Research Associate Editors (Text and/or Video) Designers/Graphic Artists Media and Social Media Management [Knowledge of, or proficiency in, Arabic is preferable for some positions] ASI is looking for candidates who are self-motivated, prone to collaborative efforts, and eager to develop their skills in a ...

Keep Reading »

"Listen" to Jadaliyya

[Image by Jadaliyya Editors]

Thanks to the generous deal given to us by ReadSpeaker, you can now listen to Jadaliyya and download our content in MP3 format to listen to on your iPod or any MP3 player. Granted, it will not be as exciting as David Guetta, Kanye West, Muhammad Munir, or `Amr Diab (or even Majida al-Roumi), but it will keep you up-to-date (if not in shape). Best of all, this function also applies to posts in Arabic!  Note that this feature is now on ALL Jadaliyya content, starting July 3rd, 2010, if you feel nostalgic . . . All you have to do is click on "Listen" atop any article, and you'll have the post read to you. If you'd like to download the article in MP3 ...

Keep Reading »

The Chronicle of Higher Education Interviews Jadaliyya Co-Founder Bassam Haddad

The following interview was conducted by Ursula Lindsey with Jadaliyya Co-Editor Bassam Haddad in preparation for a feature about Jadaliyya for The Chronicle of Higher Education. The feature was published on 29 September 2014 and can be accessed by clicking here. Ursula Lindsey (UL): Could you send me any statistics on the readership of Jadaliyya? I would like to get a sense of the overall size of the readership, and how it is geographically distributed. Bassam Haddad (BH): We have become ...

Keep Reading »

Arab Studies Journal Spotlight: Spring 2009

This issue of the Arab Studies Journal focuses on the dynamics between local and global forces. Included are four featured articles that explore social interactions in transnational and international contexts. This issue also contains a special “In Memoriam” section dedicated to Mahmoud Darwish, who passed away in August 2008. The four featured articles cover a range of geographic locales and time periods. Ahmad Shokr outlines the influences of international expertise in the early phases of Gamal Abdel ...

Keep Reading »

Jadaliyya Launches Turkey Page

Jadaliyya is proud to announce the launch of its new Turkey Page. Similarly structured to our Egypt, Syria, Arabian Peninsula, and Maghreb Pages, the page will feature articles written by those on the ground in Turkey as well as outside observers, from a wide range of perspectives. We are launching the page in the midst of ongoing violence unleashed by municipal and state authorities in Turkey against protesters in Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, and throughout the country. As of 17 June, the Turkish ...

Keep Reading »

جدلية: لماذا وكيف؟ حوار مع بسام حداد

[نشرت هذه المقابلة مؤخراً في العدد الأول من مجلة "البوابة التاسعة" وكان قد أجراها نات مولر وعمر خليف قبل أشهر لكن نشرها تأخر لحين صدور العدد الأول.  وهنا تعيد جدلية نشرها] الإطلاق التجريبي الذي جرى في أيلول (سبتمبر) الماضي للمجلة الإلكترونية الإنكليزيّة – العربيّة، "جدليّة"، وهي المبادرة غير الربحيّة التي أطلقها معهد الدراسات العربيّة (ASi) في واشنطن، لم يقدّر له استشراف الموقع الذي تحتلّه المجلّة اليوم. فالانتفاضات العربيّة، البالغة زخمها بعد أشهر قليلة من ذاك الإطلاق، دفعت ...

Keep Reading »

Fall 2012 Internships At ASI

The Arab Studies Institute (ASI) is now offering new internship opportunities that involve training and production at various levels in one of ASI’s five organizations: Arab Studies Journal, Jadaliyya, Forum on Arab and Muslim Affairs, Quilting Point, and Tadween Publishing (launching soon!). The internships offered are in several areas, but we are particularly looking for the following:  Area (A):   Research and Administrative Assistant (with Database Management Skills) Area ...

Keep Reading »

Call for Photos: Become a Contributing Photographer at Jadaliyya

Jadaliyya needs captivating photographs of the Arab world. As a primarily volunteer ezine, Jadaliyya depends on the solidarity and generosity of friends and supporters. We need your help now! Tens of thousands of unique viewers a month will see your work if you choose to let us display your photos under a Creative Commons license. Your name and bio will appear on the Contributors Page with a link to your website or photo feed. Whenever a photo of yours is used it will be credited to you, with your ...

Keep Reading »

NEWTON Authors Rochelle Davis and Alan Mikhail Receive 2011 MESA Book Awards

We are very happy to report that two authors whose books were recently featured in New Texts Out Now (NEWTON) were recipients of prestigious awards at the 2011 Middle East Studies Association convention. Rochelle Davis, whose book Palestinian Village Histories: Geographies of the Displaced was featured in NEWTON last week, was one of two winners awarded the 2011 Albert Hourani Book Award. Alan Mikhail, whose book Nature and Empire in Ottoman Egypt: An Environmental History was featured in NEWTON in ...

Keep Reading »

Pages/Sections

Archive

Jad Navigation

View Full Map, Topics, and Countries »
You need to upgrade your Flash Player

Top Jadaliyya Tags

Get Adobe Flash player

Jadaliyya Features