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.  

Voices from our MA trainees

The project provides a set of answer to the needs that emerged during the past few years, particularly in the field of development. Therefore, the project’s activities commenced with a training that represented a fertile debate about the philosophy of research. The activities are carried out in different geographical areas, allowing wider dialogue on scientific Read More …

Panel discussion on youth employment at Al-Azhar University (AR)

Working towards a new development agenda for Palestine, the project organised a panel discussion at Al-Azhar university to discuss the role of youth employment projects in advancing development. For more in formation in Arabic, click here.  

Helmut Krieger talks about the project with Mattersburger Kreis (Video/GER)

Project coordinator Helmut Krieger talks about the APPEAR-Project “Rooting Development in the Palestinian Context” with Mattersburger Kreis für Entwicklungspolitik, a Vienna-based association for development research and education:     Originally published at Mattersburger Kreis

Development Dialogues Series I

The Center for Development Studies (CDS) started to conduct a series of Development Dialogue workshops complementing the discussion at the center had held in the previous week. On the 18th of December 2016 CDS held a first meeting in Al-aqaba village, north east of Tubas city to learn about their development experience. The workshop was held in partnership with local Read More …