Posts by Andreas Hackl:
For the Wednesday workshop on Life Histories Lieblich, Amia: Narratives of Positive Aging. Seaside Stories: link. Bilu, Yoram. Without Bounds. The Life and Death of Rabbi Ya’aqov Wazana: part 1 / part 2. For the Thursday tour in Jaffa and the weekend trip to Haifa Dan Rabinowitz and Daniel Monterescu. Reconfiguring the “Mixed Town”: Urban Transformations of Ethnonational Relations in Palestine and Israel: link. Andreas HacklSocial anthropologist and journalist with a focus on urban issues, displacement and mobility in the Middle East....
“Civil resistance is also about what we don’t see,” says Maciej Bartkowski, a leading expert on nonviolent resistance. Comparing Ukraine to other cases in history, Bartkowski underlines the effectiveness of civil resistance, discusses its limits, and clears up some of the widespread misconceptions about it.
A fieldnote from Tel Aviv, Israel (July 2014):
People take Selfies, but armies and states in war rely on #Otheries: the one-dimensional focus on the Other, as a target, as an object of war. A note on Othering in the current Israeli military operation against Hamas in Gaza.
Political theorist Chantal Mouffe about the power of nationalist passion and the need for left-wing populism