Highway 60 Visited: Part 2
This continues our special essay by our new editor, Assaf Harel. Part 1 was posted on Thur, March 3rd, please click here to read Part 1. Two units of security forces remained in the area. Partly police partly military unit, the notorious Border Police is feared and admired for its efficient use of brute force. […]
Highway 60 Visited: Part 1
Highway 60 coils through the southern hills of Hebron and Judea, dissolves into Jerusalem, reemerges from it toward Samaria, and as it nears the biblical Mounts of Blessing and Curse, it escapes the West Bank. Roughly reflecting the ancient Route of the Patriarchs – a path which followed the imaginary line of this hilly region’s […]
Part III: Eating Watermelon, Parsing Chaos
Research takes perseverance and grit, but there is no denying that it comes with certain pleasures, too. In Palestinian society, research feeds both mind and body. Once, I was interviewing two young men who were in a hurry to go on an afternoon excursion. Still, they presented me with soda and then coffee on a […]
Part II: So Many Interviewees, How Shall I Choose?
What happens when Palestinians are given the chance to comment on Palestine related US news? Join anthropologist Amahl Bishara in a three part series as she goes to the field in Palestine to find out!
Findings, Part 4: sample from Issue #2 of Anthropology Now
Findings is a new, regular column contribution appearing in the magazine, Anthropology Now. Each column highlights emerging anthropological research through a series of short reviews co-authored and co-edited by a diverse student collective from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York. The website is happy to be able to offer a sample of this column appearing in the new Fall issue #2 of Anthropology Now. Click on the ‘Read more’ link below to begin reading!
Part I: Re-Starting A Conversation
What happens when Palestinians are given the chance to comment on Palestine related US news? Join anthropologist Amahl Bishara this summer as she goes to the field in Palestine to find out!