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Middle East researcher working on the Palestine-Israel conflict, Palestinian refugees and international aid.
The Palestine conflict, Palestinian refugees, international aid, United Nations Relief and Works Agency, UNRWA, refugee camps, Jerusalem, cultural heritage, historiography, West Bank, Gaza, Middle East, Palestinian politics, Israel, humanitarian assistance, water, , Palestine, Middle East
Journal Article | Jan 2004
The article analyses factors constraining the Palestinian National Authority's (PNA) capacity to produce domestic revenues during the period ...
Taxation, tax administration, economic policy, institutions, state formation, foreign aid, Palestine, Israel, Middle-East
Occluding Difference: Ethnic Identity and Shifting Zones of Theory on the Middle East and North Africa
Book Chapter | Jun 2013
Not so long ago, in the late 1970s, when the Middle East was in the oil boom era, on the brink of the Islamic revolution in Iran, the Russian ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2007
The Islamic Resistance Movement's (Hamas) big win in the elections to the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) marks the end of Fatah's political ...
Peace , Conflict, Political development, Elections, Economic conditions, Economic policy, Middle East: Israel, Palestine
CMI Report | Jan 2003
This report provides an overview of the political Islam in the Middle East, with a special emphasis on the Islamic resurgence in the Levant ...
Islam, Democracy, Politics, Middle East, Middle East
CMI Report | Jan 2002
The state formation process in Palestine started after the Oslo agreements between Israel and Palestine in 1994, which established a Palestinian ...
Middle East: Palestine
Event | 23 May 2008
Professor Kais M. Firro holds the opening lecture. Minority politics, minority community dynamics, and relations between members of majority and minority religious communities in the Middle East from a historical and a contemporary perspective.
Edited Book | Oct 2012
A comprehensive look at contemporary Lebanon and the ongoing attempts by Israel, Syria and Iran to influence its domestic affairs. Lebanon ...
Journal Article | Aug 2013
The Arab Spring is a critical juncture for examining Hamas, a movement created in the context of a popular revolt (against Israeli occupation) ...
Hamas, Arab Spring, Palestine, Israel, Syria, Iran, Egypt, Middle East
Book Chapter | Jan 1997
Created by the enemy: enemy images as nation builders in Israel Dag Jørund Lønning Contrasts and so
Journal Article | Nov 2010
In Jerusalem in the 1960s two nuns belonging to the Polish Order of the Sisters of St. Elizabeth experienced a calling to help relieve the suffering ...
care giving, gift, orphans, resilience, war, Israel
Event | 29 Sep 2010
Dr. Robert Lieber, Professor of Government and International Affairs at Georgetown University, discusse the background and broader themes as the context in which the Obama administration's approach to the current Israeli-Palestinian negotiations takes place. He will also address misconceptions about U.S. Middle East policy.
Newspaper Op-Ed | Jan 2014
ISRAEL SLÅR NÅ ned palestinsk uro i Aust-Jerusalem med hard hand. Dette vil likevel ikkje forhindre meir uro og vald i byen, ...
Jerusalem, vold, motstand, bosettere
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2004
This paper analyses the popular support to Hamas, the most important of the Palestinian Islamist movements today. The paper charts the movement's ...
Islam, Political movements, Hamas, Palestine, Middle East: Palestine
Journal Article | Jan 2005
This article analyses the popular support for Hamas, the most important of the Palestinian Islamist movements today and charts the movement's ...
Islamism, Islamic movements, poverty, Middle East, Palestine
Edited Book | Jan 2004
The crisis-ridden progress in Palestinian state formation since the signing of the Oslo Agreements raises important questions about reform priorities ...
Middle East: Palestine
Book Chapter | Jan 2004
This chapter looks at factors constraining the efforts of the Palestinian quasi-state to raise revenues during the period 1994-2000. It is argued ...
Taxation, state-formation, Palestine, Middle East: Palestine
Event | 9 May 2011
The manipulation of archaeology to rationalize exclusive nationalist and ethnic claims of primacy persist. Bert de Vriers presents the case of the creation of the City of David as an archaeological park by the Elad settler organization in the mostly Palestinian community of Silwan.
News | 24 Apr 2015
Today, Armenia commemorates the starting date of the massacre on the Armenian people. On 24 April 1915, leaders of the Ottoman Empire arrested Armenian intellectuals and leaders in modern day Istanbul.
Event | 18 Feb 2010
Lebanon remains the hostage of regional geopolitics. Foreign powers manipulate the Lebanese factions because of the socio-economic conditions that have rendered the majority of the population completely dependent. Professor Fabrice Balanche explorescontemporary Beirut in this seminar.