Daniel Monterescu is an Associate Professor of urban anthropology and PhD Program Director at the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Central European University. He is author (with Haim Hazan) of Twilight Nationalism: Tales of Traitorous Identities, study of autobiographical narratives of Palestinians and Jews in Jaffa (2011), and editor (with Dan Rabinowitz) of Mixed Towns, Trapped Communities: Historical Narratives, Spatial Dynamics and Gender Relations in Jewish-Arab Mixed Towns in Israel/Palestine (Ashgate Publishing, 2007). His monograph entitled Jaffa Shared and Shattered: Contrived Coexistence in Israel/Palestine was published in 2015 by Indiana University Press.
Our Voice of the Week is Dr Tamara Cofman Wittes, speaking at an IISS event in London, which asked: Is the US abandoning the Middle East? Dr Wittes is a Senior Fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution. The event was chaired by Emile Hokayem and took place on 4 March 2019.