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Statement in Support of the People of Palestine
By Joanne Thurman
Posted on 5/19/2021 12:47 PM

Joint Statement, 19 May 2021

The AAS Executive Committee and the ANSA Executive and Committee stands with people in Palestine and Israel who are suffering from state-sanctioned violence. As anthropologists concerned about the devastating intergenerational effects of settler colonialism in Australia and around the world, we condemn ongoing efforts to dispossess Palestinians of their lands, homes, and livelihoods.

Gaza strip

The aftermath of an Israeli airstrike, Gaza Strip, 14 May. Photograph: Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images


Below is a list of anthropologically informed commentary and publications recommended by AAS members:

This analysis of the historical and political context of the violence in Palestine/Israel and expression of support for the people of Palestine is open for signatures from Australian anthropologists and other concerned scholars

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