Insaniyyat: Society for Palestinian Anthropologists

Conference Program

Beit Jala, Palestine

6-9 January 2022

 

 

Arrival and Registration: Thursday, January 6

 

18:00-19:00 Conference Registration, Check-in and Reception

 

19:30 Dinner

 

 

Conference Day One: Friday, January 7

 

9:00-9:30 Conference Registration, Check-in and Reception

 

9:30-9:50 Welcoming Remarks & Recognizing Rosemary Sayigh

 

9:50-11:00 Keynote Lecture: Stef Jansen (University of Sarajevo); Discussant: Julie Peteet (University of Louisville)

 

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

 

11:30-13:00 Session I: A Future for Utopia?

 

13:00-15:00 Lunch

 

15:00-16:30 Session II: Redemptive Epistemologies

 

16:30-17:00 Coffee Break

 

17:00-18:30 Session III: Thinking with the Land - Promises and Premises

 

19:30 Dinner

 

 

Conference Day Two: Saturday, January 8

 

9:30-11.00 Session IV: Intimacies

 

11:00-11:30 Coffee Break

 

11:30-13:00 Session V: Aesthetics in the World’s Darkness

 

13:00-15:00 Lunch

 

14:00-18:00 Graduate Student Workshop

 

15:00-16:30 Session VI: Palestinian Pluralism

 

18:00-19:20 Workshop: How to Publish in Anthropology?

 

19:30 Dinner

 

 

Members Meeting: Sunday, January 9

The purpose of the members’ meeting is to take stock and assess the previous two years of Insaniyyat, announce the results of elections, and chart horizons of future work in various Insaniyyat Committees. It is open to all registered members of Insaniyyat who are attending the conference.

 

9:30-10:00 Session I:

Overview and report on Insaniyyat Committee structure and activities; announce election results for Executive Board.

 

10:00-11:00 Session II:

Horizons: Review, recharge, and possibly revise Insaniyyat Committees and their projects.

 

11:00-11:15 Break

 

11:15-12:15 Session III:

Develop action plans & reporting back and discussion.

 

12:15-13:30 Goodbye Lunch