This episode of Jad For Reel عن جد covers Turkey, Algeria, Palestine, Syria, the Arabian Peninsula, refugees, and gender. It begins with a round up of the hottest articles on Jadaliyya in October as well as a conversation with Jadaliyya Co-Founder Bassam Haddad, on the ezine’s third year anniversary. Co-Editor Noura Erakat speaks to Professor Sima Shakhsari about her recent article, The Irony of Rights: Healthcare for Queer and Transgender Refugee Applicants in Turkey, and discusses the challenges facing Iranian, queer, and trans asylum seekers in Turkey. Turkey coverage also includes a recent interview with Turkey Page Editor Jay Cassano with Aslan Radio`s Intersections on the country’s resurgent protests.
Co-Editor Samia Errazzouki discusses Tadween Publication’s first JADMAG, “Theorizing the Arabian Peninsula,” with Arabian Peninsula Page Co-Editor John Warner. Completed with Co-Editor Rosie Bsheer, the publication scrutinizes theoretical approaches to studying the region and offers alternatives. This episode also includes a summary of Jadaliyya’s recent coverage on the Oslo Peace Process’ anticlimactic twentieth year anniversary as well as the global left’s response to recent events in Syria.
Arabian Peninsula Page Editors. Arabian Peninsula Media Roundup (October 22) (22 October 2013)
Arabic Editors. إدوارد سعيد حاضراً: في نقد اتفاقية
(13 September 2013)
Babul, Elif. Gezi Resistance, Police Violence, and Turkey’s Accession to the European Union (7 October 2013)
Brulin, Rami. From Reagan to Obama: Secrecy and Covert Operations in the Fight Against “Terrorism” (23 September 2013)
Burton, Josef. Kids These Days: The Youth Politics Nobody Was Expecting (8 August 2013)
Elamine, Rami. Defeating the Enemy: A Response to Khalid Saghieh (22 September 2013)
Hamouchene, Hamza. Is Algeria an Anti-Imperialist State? (5 October 2013)
Isikoff, Michael. U.S. Has Killed Far More Civilians with Drones Than It Admits, Says UN. NBC News Investigations (17 October 2013)
Jadaliyya Reports. ‘Mapping Dubai’ in New York City (25 October 2013)
Jadaliyya Reports. On the Resurgence of Protests in Turkey: Intersections Interview with Turkey Page Co-Editor Jay Cassano (15 September 2013)
Khalil, Osamah. Oslo’s Roots: Kissinger, the PLO, and the Peace Process (13 September 2013).
Mikdashi, Maya. Saudi Cleric Confirms That Being a Woman in Saudi Arabia Sucks, Big Time (10 October 2013)
Saghieh, Khalid. Sleeping with the Enemy: The Global Left and the ‘No to War’ Discourse (15 September 2013)
Shakhsari, Sima. The Irony of Rights: Healthcare for Queer and Transgender Refugee Applicants in Turkey (2 September 2013)
Verdeil, Eric. The Geography of Public Lighting in Arab Cities (30 September 2013)
Music selection includes Ziad Rahbani, Joseph Saqr, Sheikh Imam, Fairouz.
JAD FOR REEL TEAM
Hosts: Noura Erakat, Samia Errazzouki
Executive Producer: Bassam Haddad
Writer and Producer: Noura Erakat
Associate Producer & Researcher: Nusayba Hammad
Audio Mixing and Muslc Selection: Bassam Haddad
Make-Up: Tahiyyah Kariokka
Location: Quilting Point Studio ("The Compound")
© All Right Huh! 2013 الف مبروك
Jad For Reel عن جد, is a digest of Jadaliyya’s hottest content each month. It features the most widely shared pieces in Arabic and English, a selection of interviews conducted by and/or with Jadaliyya’s Co-Editors, as well as original analysis provided exclusively for the program.