“Pessoptimism: Anthropologies of Palestinian Hope and Uncertainty”

Talitha Kumi, Beit Jala, Palestine

6-9 January 2022

Online Registration and Reservation

Registration is open until 30 December 2021


Online Registration and Reservation 

We are delighted you are planning on attending the third academic conference of Insaniyyat, The Society of Palestinian Anthropologists, in Beit Jala, Palestine, January 6-9, 2022. 

A detailed program will be sent to participants after registration. The conference will officially start on 6 January at 18:00 for arrival, registration and dinner. The conference will end on 9 January at 14:00 with a members meeting business day

The conference will be hybrid, so that both online and onsite participants can attend. Simultaneous translation from Arabic to English and English to Arabic will be available. 

Participants intending to come to the conference from abroad should check the Israeli travel regulations and that of their country of departure.


Please find below information for online reservation and registration for the conference:

In order to attend the conference, you need to do the following:

  1. Register as a member of Insaniyyat (if applicable);
  2. Pay the conference fee;
  3. Fill in the Conference Reservation Form.


For those unable to pay on-line and instead wish to pay on location, you need to: 

  • Fill in the Conference Reservation Form (see item #3). 


Membership and conference payment:

For membership and conference payment, see here.


  1. Insaniyyat Membership

If you are an Anthropologist or student of Anthropology and its approximate fields – become a member of our thriving community! Insaniyyat membership allows a discount on conference registration fees and participation in the final conference day business meeting (9 January).


Costs are as follows

  • Core Membership A - $70.00 - 1 Year: Palestinian PhD degree holders in Anthropology
  • Core Membership B - $45.00 - 1 Year: Palestinian postgraduate students and degree holders in Anthropology
  • Core Membership C - $15.00 - 1 Year: Palestinian undergraduate students and degree holders in Anthropology
  • Friend Membership A - $70.00 - 1 Year: Citizen of Global North
  • Friends Membership B - $45.00 - 1 Year: Citizen of Global South
  • Friends Membership C - $45.00 - 1 Year: Palestinian Scholars of other disciplines than Anthropology


  1. Conference Pre-registration (for those paying on-line)

Conference fees for 6-9 January

Members      ILS 150  / $50 

Non-members ILS 400 / $130

Note: Prices are the same for onsite and online attendance


  1. Conference Reservation 

In order to attend the conference (onsite or online) all participants and attendees need to fill in the Conference Reservation Form below:

Below you can find the conference and membership payment link again: 

Membership and conference payment


Please inform us if any information regarding your registration changes.

You can email us at: conference[at]insaniyyat.org 

If you have any questions feel free to contact us.