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February 14, 2018 admin

  „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…

December 21, 2017 admin

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…

December 21, 2017 admin

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,…

November 29, 2017 admin

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…

October 19, 2017 admin

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…

August 28, 2017 admin

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…

July 21, 2017 admin

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…

June 16, 2017 admin

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…

June 12, 2017 admin

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