Category Archives: Case Study 5 – Gaza

IUG / RM Borders Online Seminar Series: Crossing Borders of Foreign Language Education & Translation in Palestine

SEMINAR 2 – Monday 30 November 2015 09.00 – 11.00 UK / 11.00 – 13.00 Gaza Edward Said: Cultural Theory Speaker: Dr Mohammed Nemer Abu Elmaza (London, UK) The English Language Department at the Islamic University of Gaza (IUG) would … Continue reading

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I breathe freedom, don’t cut off my air (part II)

Reflections about (language) learning in Lebanon and in refugee camps By Maria Grazia Imperiale, PhD Research on RM Borders project 21 September 2015 (3) Learning the ‘Arabic language of hospitality’ with the Palestinian refugees of Nahr el Bared صوت الحرية بيبقى … Continue reading

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I breathe freedom, don’t cut off my air (part I)

Reflections about (language) learning in Lebanon and in refugee camps By Maria Grazia Imperiale, PhD Research on RM Borders project 17 September 2015 A wrecked minibus is taking me from Beirut to Nahr el Bared, a Palestinian refugee camp in … Continue reading

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Learning Arabic in Cairo

Keith Hammond reflects on his experience of learning Arabic in Cairo. Written from the Roma Hotel, Cairo on 26th October 2014. The Arab world has an incredible history of learning.  It begins in the Madrasa.  Language has been central in … Continue reading

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Where others have opinions, I insist on having hope.

This is an excerpt from Agenda in The Herald Thursday 11 September 2014.  Reproduced with permission of the authors.  Read the original article here. Alison Phipps and Nazmi Al masri It’s been almost 50 days now, and every day I check my … Continue reading

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We want to exchange our personal experiences of war, Sir

This excerpt is reproduced with permission of the Author from Mondoweiss.  Read the full article here. By Nazmi Al-Masri, 26 August 2014 This day is carved in my memory. As all academics in Gaza, I had given much thought to my … Continue reading

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