Memory activism: reimagining the past for the future in Israel-Palestine

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Abstract

Set in Israel in the first decade of the twenty-first century and based on long-term fieldwork, this ethnographic study offers an analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It explores practices of "memory activism" by three groups of Jewish-Israeli and Arab-Palestinian citizens -- Zochrot, Autobiography of a City, and Baladna -- showing how they appropriated the global model of truth and reconciliation while utilizing local cultural practices such as tours and testimonies.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNashville
PublisherVanderbilt University Press
Number of pages186
ISBN (Print)0826521339, 0826521347, 0826521355, 9780826521330, 9780826521347, 9780826521354
StatePublished - 2017

Keywords

  • Arab-Israeli conflict -- History

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