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Hanan Toukan publishes article titled "How Germany's Memory Culture Censors Palestinians" in Jacobin
BCB professor of Middle East Studies, Hanan Toukan has co-authored an article with Sultan Doughan, a visiting assistant professor of Holocaust pedagogy and antisemitism studies at Clark University, titled “How Germany’s Memory Culture Censors Palestinians.” The article was published in Jacobin magazine on July 16, 2022. The article explores the ways in which various Palestinian artistic expressions have been silenced in Germany on the basis of ungrounded accusations of antisemitism.The article is also a call for scholars, intellectuals, activists and others involved in political debates to shape more inclusive narratives. In the authors’ words, “this search for a more encompassing meaning of racism must be undertaken without fear of naming-and-shaming campaigns, which only aggravate an already taut context."
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Post Date: 08-11-2022