Posts by Andreas Hackl:
How can we continue to celebrate the opportunities the internet offers without becoming subservient to the increasingly centralised forces that govern it?
Under another Netanyahu-led government, Israel will soon return to ‘business as usual’. But one political novelty stands out from the shadows of the recent elections: the increasing visibility of the Palestinian citizens of Israel.
In the face of a dying two-state solution and amid growing discontent about Israel’s uncompromising politics, their cause is quickly moving centre-stage. They are ever more willing to confront the systematic inequality they experience as Israeli citizens. And they demand historical justice in alignment with Palestinians living under occupation. As Palestinians, yet Israeli citizens, they have become a force to be reckoned with. Their cause deserves our attention.
We invite papers that deal with questions of Peace & Conflict from the perspective of mobility and immobility. Join the community of Peace and Conflict Studies in Anthropology (PACSA) in Frankfurt, September 2-4, 2015.
Understanding the challenges of the Ebola crisis through the eyes of anthropologists
The war between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip has come to a preliminary end with the announcement of an open-ended ceasefire. But the recent months of violence have cast a dark shadow on those who advocate peace and reconciliation, which is why we asked one Israeli, and one Palestinian peace-activist the same question: How has the recent flare-up in violence influenced your ability as a movement to promote peace and non-violence?