New Publications on the Conditions of Women in Israel

These five new publications examining the social and economic conditions of Arab women in Israel were published under the auspices of Mada al-Carmel's Economic Justice Program and in partnership with The Galilee Society, Rikaz, and I'lam.   The Education budget and … Continue reading

Funding Policies, Human Rights and Palestinian Women in the Naqab (June 2012)

In partnership with Maan–Union of Arab Associations in the Naqab, in June 2012 the Gender Studies Program held a round-table discussion titled, “Funding Policies, Human Rights and Palestinian Women in the Naqab,” at Rahat’s community center. Program Director Dr. Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, Ms. Amina Athamny … Continue reading

Can rights be won in Israel’s courts? | Mazen Masri | Jadal Reprint

–Israel has been institutionalizing the displacement and dispossession of Bedouins in the Negev/Naqab–   The question of using courts and litigation in struggles against oppressive regimes is not a new one. The long process of disassembling the South African apartheid state … Continue reading

The Impact of Home Demolition Policies on Palestinian Families (May 2012)

To commemorate the 64th anniversary of the Nakba in May 2012, the Gender Studies Program at Mada al-Carmel hosted a round-table discussion on: “The Impact of Home Demolition Policies on Palestinian Families.” To open the discussion, Program Director Dr. Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian greeted the Abu … Continue reading

The Master’s Tools; Jadal Issue 13, May 2012

The Master's Tools: Palestinian Citizens' Appeal within the Israeli Legal System Editorial Alaa Mahajna Analytical Papers Litigation within the Israeli Court System: a Double-Edged Sword | Alaa Mahajna Viewpoints On Legal Advocacy and Legitimation of Control | Hassan Jabareen Back to Politics? | Mazen Al-Masri The … Continue reading

Theorizing the Palestinian Colonial: Segregation and Subjects, MESA Conference, DC, USA, Dec 1-4, 2011 [Panel 2682] (December 2011)

Presenters Lena Meari, University of California Davis, Birzeit University; Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, Hebrew University, Mada al-Carmel; Penny Johnson, Birzeit University; Hadeel Qazzaz, Palestinian American Research Center; Aitemad Muhanna, Research Fellow, School of Oriental and African Studies, London   Co-Sponsors Palestinian American … Continue reading