Viral Occupation: New Media Technologies and Israeli Military Rule

A lecture by Rebecca L. Stein, Anthropology, Duke University

Thursday, April 24, 2014
3:30 PM
10383 Bunche Hall

This paper considers the interplay between new media technologies and Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories (1967-present).  Through the study of a diverse body of Israeli actors (state officials, human rights workers, and everyday Israeli social media users) and a variety of new media platforms and practices, the analysis will consider the ways that Israeli militarism is being transformed in digital times.

Image - Ready, Aim, Fire by Israel Defense Forces via WikiMedia Commons (CC by-SA 3.0)

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Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies