TODAY - Holding Palestinian Ground: Lessons from Gaza to Sheikh Jarrah (14 May, 2 PM EDT)
Holding Palestinian Ground
Lessons from Gaza to Sheikh Jarrah
Friday, 14 May 2021
11:00 AM PDT | 2:00 PM EDT | 9:00 PM Palestine
Samer Abu Aysheh
Join Palestinian activists and scholars from across Palestine and in the United States and the Netherlands for a discussion on the developing situation on the ground in Palestine, as well as the opportunities and challenges of transnational mobilization and resistance to the current unfolding developments.
Click here to find a list of resources designed to offer starting points for those looking to place the current situation in historical and political context, and materials for those looking to expand their knowledge of the Israeli state’s efforts to expel Palestinians from their land and to change Jerusalem’s demographic balance by forcing Palestinians from their homes.
Click here and here to watch Jadaliyya Co-Editor Noura Erakat place the protests mobilizing around the ongoing developments of Sheikh Jarrah in context as she dispels prevailing Israeli talking points.
Click here to watch Jadaliyya Co-Editor Mouin Rabbani discuss the growing civil conflict in numerous Israeli towns and cities between Israeli Jews and Palestinian citizens of Israel.
Amjad Iraqi is an editor and writer at +972 Magazine. He is also a policy analyst with the think tank Al-Shabaka, and was previously an advocacy coordinator at the legal center Adalah.
is the Gaza Project Manager for We Are Not Numbers, a trained translator/interpreter, and a journalist and English teacher with more than four years of experience. In 2019, he was chosen by The Carter Center to be the first Palestinian independent observer for the Tunisian elections.
Mariam Barghouti is a writer and researcher based in Ramallah.
has published and commented widely on Palestinian affairs, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the contemporary Middle East. He was previously Senior Analyst Middle East and Special Advisor on Israel-Palestine with the International Crisis Group, and head of political affairs with the Office of the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria. He is Co-Editor of Jadaliyya Ezine.
is a human rights attorney and an Assistant Professor at Rutgers University, New Brunswick Department of Africana Studies. Her research interests include humanitarian law, refugee law, national security law, and critical race theory. Noura is the author of Justice for Some: Law As Politics in the Question of Palestine (Stanford University Press, 2019). She is a Co-Founding Editor of Jadaliyya e-zine and an Editorial Committee member of the Journal of Palestine Studies.
Samer Abu Aysheh: شاب مقدسي من مواليد البلدة القديمة في العام ١٩٨٧ ، حاصل على شهادة البكالوريوس في الاعلام وفنون الاتصل من جامعة ٦ اكتوبر في جمهورية مصر العربي واعمل في مجال الاعلام منذ تخرجي في العام ٢٠٠٩
is Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Seikaly is co-editor of the Journal of Palestine Studies, senior editor of Arab Studies Journal, co-founder and co-editor of Jadaliyya e-zine, and a policy member of Al-Shabaka, the Palestinian Policy Network. Seikaly's Men of Capital: Scarcity and Economy in Mandate Palestine (Stanford University Press, 2016) explores how Palestinian capitalists and British colonial officials used economy to shape territory, nationalism, the home, and the body.
Yasser Qous is a Masters student in the department of History and Civilization at L’Ecole des Hautes Etudes en
Sciences Sociales, in Paris. His research interests are social history in Palestine, focusing on the historical construction of the Afro-Palestinian community in Jerusalem.
is a 2020-21 American Druze Foundation Fellow at CCAS. He is Co-Director of the MA Program in Human Rights and the Arts at Bard College. Abu-Rish’s research interests center on the intersections between state formation, economic development, and popular mobilizations in the mid-twentieth-century Levant, especially Lebanon and Jordan. He serves as Co-Editor of Arab Studies Journal and Jadaliyya.
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