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"Teaching Palestine: Pedagogical Praxis and the Indivisibility of Justice"

March 18-19, 2019


Teaching Palestine: Pedagogical Praxis and the Indivisibility of Justice international conference and study tour, will be held in South Africa in collaboration with An-Najah National University, and South African institutions of higher learning, including the Afro-Middle East Center in Johannesburg and two South African universities that were most active in anti-Apartheid.

The conference will be convened in South Africa on March 18-19, 2019 (international conferences), and March 20-25, 2019 (study tour). The two-day international conference will bring together South African and international participants to contextualise the praxis of Palestine as a justice issue in its multiple manifestations and nuanced dialectics. The conference will also examine the tensions and contradictions of the academy and the community dialectic, bringing up questions of social movements and intellectual inquiry.

Interested participants are hereby invited to submit a 300-word abstract of individual presentations or 500 word proposals along with individual abstracts of pre-organised panels, roundtable (Other creative format is also welcomed) no later than December 15, 2018. In addition, the submission must include a 250-word bio for each participant, including pre-organized panels, roundtables and/or other format. An international committee will review and approve proposals. Notification of accepted proposals will be made by January 15, 2019. Full papers must be received by March 1, 2019.

Please submit your proposal to co-coordinators of the Teaching Palestine South African project to:

  • Dr. Na’eem Jeenah, Executive Director, Afro-Middle East Center (AMEC)
  • Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi, Director and Senior Scholar, Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Studies Program (AMED) at San Francisco State University, [email protected]

Contact Information

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