Why, how, and by whom is development denied in Palestine? Why have over US $ 45 billion in international aid since the 1993 Oslo Accords failed to alter the existing skewed and distorted political and economic frameworks, but instead entrenched … Continue reading Political Economy of Palestine: Critical Perspectives
This book explores the political economy of Palestine through critical, interdisciplinary, and decolonial perspectives, underscoring that an approach to economics that does not consider the political—a de-politicized economics—is inadequate to understanding the situation in occupied Palestine. A critical interdisciplinary approach to political … Continue reading Political Economy of Palestine Critical, Interdisciplinary, and Decolonial Perspectives
Arab Conference at Harvard 2021 – The Abraham Accords Panel – March 2021 I urge all not to celebrate a delusional peace, and neither to distort the very meaning of peace. You can watch the recording of the panel here Continue reading The Abraham Accords – Arab Conference at Harvard 2021
Lara Friedman, president of FMEP, in conversation with Inès Abdel Razek, the Advocacy Director of the Palestine Institute for Public Diplomacy, Zayne Abudaka, an economist and private sector development specialist, and Dr. Alaa Tartir, Researcher and Academic Coordinator at the … Continue reading Webinar – Is it Time to Reform International Aid to Palestine?
How can the PLO maintain accountability as both a national liberation movement and governing body? How might Hamas and Islamic Jihad be integrated after decades of exclusion? What models of Palestinian youth leadership can be further developed? Al-Shabaka analysts address … Continue reading Reclaiming The PLO, Re-Engaging Youth
Address by Dr Alaa Tartir at MEMO’s ‘Oslo at 25: A Legacy of Broken Promises’ conference held in London on September 29, 2018. Click here to watch the talk Continue reading Alaa Tartir at ‘Oslo at 25: A Legacy of Broken Promises’
This event is the culmination of two years of research funded by the British Academy and carried out by the Council for British Research in the Levant’s East Jerusalem research centre, the Kenyon Institute. This project analysed the impact of … Continue reading From the River to the Sea: Taking the Pulse of Palestine-Israel 20 years after Oslo
The four pieces that follow are designed to tackle some of the key issues in the Israeli-Palestinian conﬂict: Borders, Water, Jerusalem and Prisoners. The fifth and concluding piece highlights some of the lessons learned from the experience of Oslo. The … Continue reading Oslo: Key Issues, Past Mistakes and Future Prospects
The Oslo Accords not only left the Palestinian people much worse off politically; they also devastated the economy of those living under Israeli occupation despite the $23 billion-plus that donors have poured into the territory. What’s worse, Wildeman and Tartir … Continue reading Can Oslo’s Failed Aid Model Be Laid to Rest?
This book adds a significant and distinctive contribution to the scholarly work on Palestine and indeed it is a must-read not only for all of those interested in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, but also for scholars researching conflict-affected areas, processes of … Continue reading Book Review – The Politics of the Palestinian Authority: From Oslo to Al-Aqsa