Proposal Writing for the Wenner-Gren Foundation: Applying for an Engaged Research Grant

Webinar: Proposal Writing for the Wenner-Gren Foundation: Applying for an Engaged Research Grant On June 2, 2022, the Foundation hosted the second installment of “Proposal Writing for the Wenner-Gren Foundation: Applying for an Engaged Research Grant.” Watch it now! The past two years have forced anthropologists to reckon with their discipline’s history and the nature…

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Third Biennial Conference: “Pessoptimism: Anthropologies of Palestinian Hope and Uncertainty”

In cold January in Beit-Jala, Insaniyyat held a heartwarming third biennial conference titled, “Pessoptimism: Anthropologies of Palestinian Hope and Uncertainty.” The conference brought 80 participants (physical and virtual) from some 30 locations around the world. It opened with Insaniyyat recognizing Rosemary Sayigh’s life-long, tireless work in support of Palestine and Palestinian anthropology. Stef Jansen on…

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معرض حكايا السوق

مَعرض حكايا السوق 24.06.2021 يشرفنا الاعلان عن انطلاق حكايا السوق، معرض تصويري معاصر يقدم جوانب مختلفة للحياة اليومية داخل سبعه أسواق فلسطينية تاريخيّة. تابعوا الانطلاق عبر الإنستغرام أو زورونا يوم 24/06 في أزقة الأسواق القديمة في القدس والناصرة والخليل وعكا وغزة ونابلس ويافا. صفحة الفيسبوك لمشروع حكايا السوق. مقابلة عن المشروع.

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Souq Stories Exhibition

Souq Stories Exhibition We are excited to announce the launch of Souq Stories, a multi-sited youth led photography exhibit on daily life in seven historic Palestinian markets. Please follow along on Instagram or join us in person on June 24th, 2021, in Acre, Gaza, Jerusalem, Hebron, Nazareth, or Nablus. Follow our Souq Stories Facebook page. Watch…

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Hallucinations

By Arpan Roy  I arrived in Madrid after a year and a half of fieldwork in Palestine just in time for quarantine. Not much in Elias’s apartment indicated that I had ever left Palestine. His library, a relic of his days as a PhD student in economics, must be one of the most extensive in…

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Insaniyyat Featured in American Anthropologist

Insaniyyat Featured in American Anthropologist Read our feature article for “World Anthropologies” written by Khaled Furani. The article is published in the upcoming issue of American Anthropologist.   Download article

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Displacement and Solidarity: Lessons from Palestine to California

  By Gabi Kirk When shelter-in-place began in northern California in early March, I immediately did two things. First, I canceled my flight to Tel Aviv, originally scheduled for the end of March, for my year of dissertation fieldwork. Second, I signed up for ten weeks of Arabic practice over Skype. Omar,[1] a software engineer…

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