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Publications, Films and Conferences

Jean-Pierre Digard, Sigal Nagar-Ron, Soraya Tremayne, Soheila Shahshahani, and Veronica Buffon


Anatoly M. Khazanov and Günther Schlee (eds.) (2011), Who Owns the Stock? Collective and Multiple Property Rights in Animals (New York/Oxford: Berghahn Books), "Integration and Conflict Studies", Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Halle/Saale, vol. 5, 332 pp., 8 maps, 19 tables, 66 fig., biblio., index.

Motzafi-Haller, Pnina (2012), In the Cement Boxes: Mizrahi Women in the Israeli Periphery (The Hebrew University Magnes Press), pp. 276, ISBN: 978- 965-493-650-7.

Helie, Anissa and Hoodfar, Homa (eds.) (2012), Sexuality in Muslim Contexts: Restrictions and Resistance (London: Zed Books), Pb., glossary, xiv + 346 pp., index, ISBN: 978-1-78032-286-8.


What is Farhâdi Trying to Portray of Iranian Everyday Life and Iranian Characters in His Films?


Encounters and Engagements: Creating New Agendas for Medical Anthropology, 12–14 June 2013, EASA/SMA/URV Joint International Conference, Tarragona, Spain.

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Exhibition Review Essays and Exhibition Reviews

Steven J. Hoffman, Fanny Wonu Veys, Joseph P Feldman, Natasha Barrett, Elsa Lenz Kothe, Antonino Crisà, Sayantan Mukhopadhyay, Masaaki Morishita, and Ewa Klekot

itself. A poetic forest at the beginning of the exhibition symbolically takes the visitor through the legendary roots of Po-lin, which in Hebrew means both “rest here” and “Poland.” The atmosphere of a dream, or a fairy tale, that the forest introduces

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Why Draw Flowers?

Botanical Art, Nationalism and Women's Contribution to Israeli Culture

Shahar Marnin-Distelfeld and Edna Gorney

learning the Hebrew names of local plants, collecting and drying them, as well as drawing them, enhanced the creation of a national identity tied to the national territory. Three women artists were central to this process and contributed widely to many

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To Be Black and Beautiful in Israel

Efrat Yerday

natural unhandled hair. Unlike the Ethiopian Jewish women, black women from other communities sometimes wear their natural hair. Atalia Pierce, from the Hebrew community of Dimona, for example, who competed in the reality show The Voice in 2012, came to

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A Film Never Completed

Representing Social Relations in a Mixing Neighbourhood

Regev Nathansohn

. Then, someone from the second floor throws a bucket full of water over them and curses in Russian. The camera moves to the falafel place next door and zooms in on the bilingual Hebrew/Arabic menu on the wall. From there, the camera pans outside

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Anthropological Perspectives on Two Documentary Films on Women in the Middle East

Esther Hertzog

( Brighton : Sussex University Press ). Hassan , M. ( 1999 ), ‘ The Politics of Honour: The Patriarchy, the State and the Murdering of Women in the Name of Family Honour ’ [in Hebrew], in Sex Gender Politics (eds.) D. Izraeli et al. ( Tel Aviv

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Conal McCarthy

. With a diverse background in English literature and folklore studies, with a particular interest in Jewish and Hebrew culture and history, and experience curating exhibitions and festivals, she made crucial interventions into the burgeoning field of

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Exhibition Review Essay and Reviews

Emily Stokes-Rees, Blaire M. Moskowitz, Moira Sun, and Jordan Wilson

Hebrew by a lapidary; 1 a star-and-crescent ring similar to a Jewish seal in Bavaria; several rings with sapphire, emerald, and turquoise—gems written about by a Jewish merchant in Venice between 1403 and 1404 and found on bishops’ rings; decorative

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Making Space for Jewish Culture in Polish Folk and Ethnographic Museums

Curating Social Diversity after Ethnic Cleansing

Erica Lehrer and Monika Murzyn-Kupisz

from a Torah scroll, inscribed with Hebrew lettering, irreverently pinned to the wall. Seemingly selected less for any link to a coherent historical cultural formation and more for a combination of visual impact and as a mode of open storage (all

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A Resolute Display

Culture, Life and Intersectional Identity in Israeli Druze Photography

Lindsey Pullum

Hebrew name. This practice escalated following Israel's formation and describes the further act of ridding the Mandate of its Arab features, including renaming cities and streets. References Abu Hatoum , N. ( 2017 ), ‘ Framing Visual Politics