Ammar Kandeel

Conflict, Knowledge and Memory: Cases from Palestine and Syria

Ammar Kandeel earned his Ph.D. in French and comparative literature from Paul-Valéry-Montpellier 3 University in France. He is currently Associate Researcher at the Institute for Research on the Arab and Muslim World (IREMAM) at Aix-Marseille University in France. After a doctoral dissertation on Edward Said and French orientalism, his current research covers the representations of Palestinians in Western and Palestinian writing and visual arts with a focus on the question of epistemic and testimonial justice and transnational strategies of creation. Author of academic and online articles, he is a laureate of the ATLAS 2020 postdoctoral mobility program (FMSH-ACSS), the Fellowship Program on Exiting Violence IPEV (Carnegie NY & FMSH), and of the ATLAS 2022 program (FMSH-UNIMED).