Flash Panel on War in Gaza

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“Comparative-Historical Sociology and the War in the Gaza”

Tuesday, December 19, 2023  12:00-1:30PM EST

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The Comparative Historical Sociology (CHS) section and CHAT (Comparative Historical Analysis and Theory) invite you to a flash panel on the war in Gaza.  In this panel, sociologists with deep expertise and personal engagement with Palestine-Israel will reflect on the October 7 Hamas attack and Israel’s ongoing reprisals in Gaza and the West Bank, considering the current conflict in its historical, comparative, regional, contemporary, and ethical context.

The panel discussants include: 

Areej Sabbagh-Khoury  – Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 

·       Author of Colonizing Palestine: The Zionist Left and the Making of the Palestinian Nakba (2023)

Weeam Hammoudeh – Institute of Community and Public Health, Birzeit University

·       Publications in The Lancet, Journal of Palestine Studies, Reproductive Health Matters, European Journal of Public Health

Yael Berda – Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

·      Author of Colonial Bureaucracy and Contemporary Citizenship: Legacies of race and emergency in the British Empire (2023), Living Emergency: Israel’s Permit Regime in the West Bank (2017)

Atef Said – Department of Sociology, University of Illinois-Chicago

·       Author of Revolution Squared: Tahrir, Political Possibilities and Counterrevolution in Egypt (2023)

Andy Clarno – Department of Sociology, University of Illinois-Chicago

·       Author of Neoliberal Apartheid: Palestine/Israel and South Africa after 1994 (2017)

Jonathan Wyrtzen – Department of Sociology, Yale University (moderator)

·       Author of Worldmaking in the Long Great War: How Local and Colonial Struggles Shaped the Modern Middle East (2022), Making Morocco: Colonial Intervention and the Politics of Identity (2015)

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