Position Paper: Confronting the Israeli Annexation Plan

Position Paper: Confronting the Israeli Annexation Plan

On the 29th of June, Mada released a new position paper addressing the proposal to annex large areas of the Occupied Palestinian West Bank. Whilst the long-slated July 1st date for annexation has come and gone, it remains at the top of the current Israeli government's agenda. This position paper,... Details
Mada releases Arabic translation of article by Israeli academic Gershon Shafir: “Aspects of Zionist and European Colonialism”

Mada releases Arabic translation of article by Israeli academic Gershon Shafir: “Aspects of Zionist and European Colonialism”

An essay by renowned Israeli academic Gershon Shafir has been translated and released in Arabic by Mada al Carmel. The translation was carried out by the writer and activist Antoine Shalhat, who has formerly served as a member on Mada's board. Whilst Shafir's article is not newly published, Mada's research... Details
Position paper: The effect of the Coronavirus crisis on Palestinians in the Naqab

Position paper: The effect of the Coronavirus crisis on Palestinians in the Naqab

This position paper argues for a considered and specific approach to redressing some of the problems that the Coronavirus crisis has thrown up for Israel's Palestinian community, with a particular focus on the Bedouins of the Naqab. These marginalised groups have suffered greatly from the economic and social impact of... Details
Publication of Jadal no. 37: Selected texts from Palestinian PhD students (2019)

Publication of Jadal no. 37: Selected texts from Palestinian PhD students (2019)

Mada al-Carmel has recently published the 37th edition of its online journal Jadal. It features essays from Palestinian doctoral students who participated in Mada's 2019 PhD student seminar. In their introduction to the edition, editors Areen Hawari and Dr. Mohanned Mustafa describe the importance of generating rigorous Arabic-language scholarship, and... Details
Jadal 30: Current Israeli policies toward the Palestinians in Israel: between continuity and change.

Jadal 30: Current Israeli policies toward the Palestinians in Israel: between continuity and change.

This issue of Jadal discusses current Israeli policies toward the Palestinians in Israel: between continuity and change.  It comes following escalation of current government policies toward the Palestinians in Israel at the level of incitement discourse. A discourse that is no longer periodic, rather, it is a daily occurrence, whether... Details
Position Paper: The Call to Annex Parts of the West Bank to Israel

Position Paper: The Call to Annex Parts of the West Bank to Israel

The Israel Studies Program at Mada al-Carmel published a position paper on the recent calls to  annex parts of the west bank to Israel. Such calls  were voiced by large numbers of Right-wing Israeli  politicians, particularly following the election of  Donald Trump as American President and the adoption of UN Security... Details
With a significant attendance and participation of women, “Mada al-Carmel” presents research papers and distributes academic grants during its Third conference for Palestinian PhD students

With a significant attendance and participation of women, “Mada al-Carmel” presents research papers and distributes academic grants during its Third conference for Palestinian PhD students

Mada al-Carmel, the Arab Center for Applied Social Research, held its third conference for Palestinian PhD students early July, in which 11 Palestinian PhD students from local and foreign universities discussed their research. The conference was attended by dozens of academics, university students and interested people, amid a notable presence... Details