Journal articles

2018 “Immersive Invisibility in the settler colonial city: the conditional inclusion of Palestinians in Tel Aviv,” American Ethnologist 45 (3).

2018 “Mobility Equity in a Globalized World: Reducing Inequalities in the Sustainable Development Agenda,” World Development 112.

2017 “Key figure of mobility: the exile,” Social Anthropology 25 (1): 55-68. 

2016 „An Orchestra of Civil Resistance: Privilege, Diversity and Identification among cross-border Activists in a Palestinian Village,” Peace & Change 41 (2):  167–193.


2016 Hackl, Andreas et al. (eds.): Bounded Mobilities: Social Hierarchies and Global InequalitiesColumbia University Press/Transcript, Berlin.

In preparation:

Invisibly Palestinian: Arab Citizens in Jewish Tel Aviv. Indiana University Press, Public Culture of the Middle East and North Africa.

Chapters in books

2016 “Urban Space as an agent of conflict and ‘peace’: Marginalised im/mobilities and the predicament of exclusive-inclusion among Palestinians in Tel Aviv,” in Björkdahl, Annika and Susanne Buckley-Zistel (eds.): Where Peace and Conflict Take Place. Analysing Peace and Conflict from a Spatial PerspectivePalgrave Macmillan.

2016 [German language] „Palästinenser in Tel Aviv. Grenzziehungen und Grenzbrüche in der Stadt der »Anderen«,“ in Picard, Jacques; Chakkalakal, Silvy; Andris, Silke: Grenzen aus Kulturwissenschaftlichen PerspektivenBerlin: Panama. [Palestinians in Tel Aviv: Drawing Boundaries and Crossing Boundaries in the City of the Others]

Commentary and Analysis

Occupied labour: The treadmill of Palestinian work in Israel. An investigation into how Palestinians escape the poverty trap by working in Israel but only at the terrible cost of failing to build and sustain their own local economies. IRIN, 2017.

[German language] „Politisch, Kritisch, Öffentlich: Plädoyer für den Sprung aus dem Elfenbeinturm.“ In Kuckuck: Notizen zur Alltagskultur 2/15, 2016. [Political, Critical and Publically Engaged: Academia Beyond the Ivory Tower]  Read full article here.

An irresistible force? Arab citizens of Israel after the elections, in „OpenSecurity: Conflict and peacebuilding“ –, 2015.

After the war: Jewish-Arab relations in Israel, in „OpenSecurity: Conflict and peacebuilding“ –, 2014.

Analysis: Politics and power in Jordan’s Za’atari refugee camp. IRIN, 2013.

Palestinians from East Jerusalem seek safety in Israeli citizenship. IRIN, 2013.

Analysis: Politics and humanitarianism in Israel-oPt. IRIN, 2013.

Analysis: Israeli government challenges the law to embrace illegal settler outposts. IRIN, 2012.

Briefing: The detention and imprisonment of Palestinians in oPt/Israel. IRIN, 2012.

Analysis: Visions for a healthier West Bank economy. IRIN, 2012.

Analysis: Revisiting the Rules of War in Israel/oPt. IRIN , 2012.