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Sexist methods of warfare: How does war affect women?

Guest Contributor , June 6th, 2022

Anthrodendum welcomes Aleksandra Cejovic, a Montenegrin anthropologist based in the United States whose work is focused primarily on female embodied experiences, mainly menstrual and sexual health. Se…


Old Photos of Mandate Era Jerusalem

tabsir , February 7th, 2022

There is a fascinating Facebook site on old photographs of Jerusalem. Below is one of the images. Note the Victrola.


Who Owns the Holy Land?

tabsir , January 1st, 2022

As another year draws to a close, it is hard not to think in larger terms of the course of the last century. The world has seen two…


Loti on Palestine

tabsir , December 22nd, 2021

First English translation of ‘La Galilée’, an account of Pierre Loti’s travels in the Holy Land from Jerusalem to Beirut, via Damascus and many other interesting places, in…


Do Queer Muslims Need Saving?

Joel Abdelmoez , September 24th, 2021

Image by the anonymous artist Queer Habibi Disclaimer: This is a reworked paper, originally written for a course called “Post-Colonial Perspectives on Audiovisual Media” at Stockholm University, i…


Stereoscopic Palestine

tabsir , September 11th, 2021

To access the article online, click here: https://www.palestine-studies.org/sites/default/files/jq-articles/Time%20Travelers%20in%20Palestine%20-%20Stereoscopic%20Journey.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2…


If only Abraham had known …

dvarisco , August 7th, 2021

The Sacrifice of Abraham, by Andrea del Sarto, ca. 1527-1528 A fable, dedicated to Mark Twain and all who really understand what it means to suffer Abraham was…


The German Catechism

A. Dirk Moses , May 23rd, 2021

For many, the memory of the Holocaust as a break with civilization is the moral foundation of the Federal Republic. To compare it with other genocides is therefore…

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Reading Lists: Waste Colonialism and Palestine

guestauth0r , May 19th, 2021

When there’s conflict, academics and teachers will often put together a reading list or syllabus to show the breadth and depth of knowledge on a topic that is…

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Images from the 19th century “Bible World”

tabsir , April 21st, 2021

There were many books written by Christian missionaries and clergy during the 19th century. While the text itself has long since been outdated, the engravings are still fascinating…


Lithographic Camels

tabsir , February 22nd, 2021

I am a fan of 19th century lithographs of images about the Middle East. One of the books with a plethora of such images is Story of the…


Nai Barghouti – “About a human” by Mahmoud Darwish

tabsir , February 9th, 2021

A beautiful song by Mahmoud Darwish, sung by the Palestinian Nai Barghouti.


The Al-Khalidi Library in Jerusalem

tabsir , February 2nd, 2021

There is a recent article in the Arab News on the Al-Khalidi library in Jerusalem. You can also visit the website of the library here. I attach the…


#Podcast Round Up: Best of March to August

Emilie Thévenoz , September 3rd, 2020

Summer comes to an end, and some of us will start commuting again. Others will desperately wonder how to fill up the ‘spare’ time from their considerably shorter…


In the Journals – Conflict and Captivity

allisontedesco , August 10th, 2020

POW release to UN authorities was the first step in repatriation. Here, communists turn over UN troops at the POW receiving center at Panmunjon, on the border of…


Omri Grinberg takes the p. 99 test

| , August 5th, 2019

Sarah Mitchell’s admirable avoidance of “gaming” the pg. 99 test (link) ironically inspired me to not avoid the temptation of doing so, mainly because despite “cheating”, the test’s…

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Banksy’s Donkey

standplaatswereld , October 27th, 2018

By Peter Versteeg In 2007 street artist Banksy organized a project called Santa’s Ghetto in the city of Bethlehem, where international artists would work on the (‘security’ or…

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Fifty Years of Refuge in the Gaza Camp

Alexandra Frankel , August 30th, 2018

This article is part of the Maintaining Refuge series.  For stateless Palestinian refugees in Jordan, ordinary life can be an extraordinary accomplishment. The Gaza Camp (mukhayyam Gaza) is…

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A City Called Gaza

William M. Cotter , June 5th, 2018

When the aging stretch taxi made its way out of the parking lot of the Rafah Terminal in the southern Gaza Strip I remember being struck b…


What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, March 12, 2018

foodanthro , March 12th, 2018

David Beriss A brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should include? Send links and brief descriptions to…


Follow up: #Tinder as a research method

Anya Evans , August 19th, 2017

Following the unexpected popularity of my May article Tinder as a Methodological Tool I was asked by Allegra to write a follow up expanding on the subject and…


Women in the Middle East Take a Stand

Faedah Totah , June 15th, 2017

The 2016 edition of the Arab Human Development Report by the UNDP highlighted the challenges of reporting on young women in the region. The report’s authors encountered objections…

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Tinder as a methodological tool #EmergingDigitalPractices

Anja Ryding , May 2nd, 2017

Imagine being able to remotely and anonymously search through locals in your area, browse through pictures of them, and chat with those who also found you attractive. Imagine…


Dream Factories in the Time of War

Faedah Totah , April 10th, 2017

On Sunday, February 26, 2017, the Arab world held elections—anyone who had access to a cell phone and wanted to pay the extra fee to send an SMS…

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