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Radiobeitrag: Arabische Welt: Emanzipatorische Alternativen trotz Krise und Krieg? [GER]

  „Krise, Revolte und Krieg in der arabischen Welt“ titelt ein neues Buch als Ergebnis langjähriger Auseinandersetzung mit der Region und den Ereignissen, welche bereits im Kolonialismus tief verwurzelt sind, aber ihren Ausgang im anhaltenden Israel-Palästina Konflikt haben. Es finden sich Beiträge von Wissenschaftler/innen und Aktivist/innen, die sich gemeinsam der Herausforderung stellen, sowohl eine differenzierte Read More …

Development Dialogue – Bethlehem

The Center for Development Studies, Birzeit University, held a Palestinian developmental debate and dialogue session in Bethlehem. Ten representatives of grassroots organizations in Aldheshah, Azzah and Aidah camps attended the meeting. The discussion tried to provide a critical and alternative reading for the developmental experience in the refugee camps. Additionally, seven of the s of Read More …

Fieldworkers Training Continues in Jordan and Lebanon

After the summer school in July, fieldworkers in Jordan (29/30 September) and Lebanon (22 October and 18/19 November) started their training sessions with an evaluation meeting about last year’s experiences and challenges.   Together with Ayman Abdul Majeed (Birzeit), the colleagues in Jordan discussed adjustments of their research proposals, varieties of research methods (oral history, Read More …

Interview: Ein nächster Krieg im Libanon?

Saudi-Arabien hat Anfang November den libanesischen Ministerpräsidenten Saad Hariri zum Rücktritt gezwungen, den er vor wenigen Tagen wieder zurückgenommen hat. Was hat es mit diesem kurzfristigen Rücktritt von Hariri auf sich? Welche Rolle spielt dabei Saudi-Arabien? Wird es zu einem weiteren Krieg im Libanon kommen? In einem von Ramin Taghian am 24.11.2017 geführten Interview schätzt Read More …

Helmut Krieger on Austrian public radio OE1 [GER]

Listen to Helmut Krieger speak about the revolts in the Arab World at Ö1, an Austrian public radio station on October 20th at 1pm. The discussion will be in German. In case you miss it, it will be streamed online for a week here.   Was blieb vom arabischen Frühling? Die Suche nach Zukunft in den Read More …

Report: Summer School | Beirut 2017

Download the program of the summer school in English or Arabic   What does it mean to change perspectives of knowledge production in/on Palestine and Palestinian communities in their different locations? The 2017 summer school Rooting Research in the Palestinian Context took place in Beirut, from the 22nd to the 28th of July to discuss Read More …

Event report: Film Screening – Whose Peace will it be?

On the 26th of June the Vienna based research cluster of the APPEAR project Rooting Development in the Palestinian Context organised a screening of the film “Who’s peace will it be?” The 2015 film by Belgian director Luc Pien discusses the history and current reality of war-torn Iraq. After the screening, followed a discussion about Read More …

Jour Fixe Event in Vienna: Film screening – Who’s peace will it be?

Film screening and discussion on the current situation in Iraq As war is intensifying in Syria and Iraq, life has become unbearable in both countries. Hundreds of thousands of refugees seek safety in neighbouring countries and Europe. Many drown attempting to cross the Mediterranean. Drawing on voices other than those we hear, see and read Read More …

New article on our project out now!

Read a new article on our project published in the new issue of Frauensolidarität (in German):   “Freiheit und Gerechtigkeit in Verbindung mit Entwicklung – Emanzipatorische Wissensproduktion im Kontext Palästina”   by Klaudia Rottenschlager   Frauensolidarität No.140: Flucht und Migration