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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    

Event: Helmut Krieger, Klaudia Rottenschlager, Imad Sayrafi: Rooting Development in the Palestinian Context: Research in War and Conflict Zones, May 24th

  Helmut Krieger, Klaudia Rottenschlager, Imad Sayrafi will speak about our project at the Department of Development Studies’ event series ie.talks on May 24th.   Location: Seminarraum IE, Institut für Afrikawissenschaften Spitalgasse 2, Hof 5, 1090 Vienna Chair: Wolfram Schaffar (Department of Development Studies)      

VIDC Event: 50 Years of Israeli Occupation – The Future of Palestine

The Vienna Institute for International Dialogue and Cooperation (VIDC) commemorated the 50th year of Israeli military occupation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip with a panel discussion on the future of Palestine. Two affiliates of our APPEAR project, Tariq Dana, director of the Center for Development Studies in Birzeit, and Helmut Krieger, project coordinator Read More …

Rooting Development featured on Austrian radio station Ö1 [GER]

On 5th of April 2017, Andreas Obrecht spoke with us about our project in the Ö1 radio programme “Dimensionen – die Welt der Wissenschaften”.   Ö1 press text with additional information (in German only): Aufgrund der forcierten israelischen Siedlungspolitik ist das Westjordanland, die West Bank in aller Munde. Ein 5.800 Quadratkilometer großes Territorium, auf dem Read More …

Project Presentation at 13. Entwicklungspolitischen Filmtage “Palästina” in Linz [GER]

Georg Layr presented our project at 13. Entwicklungspolitischen Filmtage “Palästina” in Linz after a screening of the documentary 5 Broken Cameras by Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi.   Find more info and documentation here.