Hbs gladly announces the new edition of Jerusalem Quarterly (JQ 75) of our long-standing partner, Institute for Palestine Studies / Institute for Jerusalem Studies. This edition is titled: “Policing, Imprisonment and Securitization”.
The Institute for Palestine Studies / Institute for Jerusalem Studies is the oldest institute in the world researching and publicizing on Palestinian affairs and the Arab-Israeli conflict. Established in 1963 in Beirut as an independent, non-profit Arab institute it is regarded as the major source of accurate information on Palestinian affairs throughout the Arab world. It provides comprehensive material of current regional affairs with an emphasis on peaceful conflict resolution.
The Jerusalem Quarterly is the only journal that focuses exclusively on the city of Jerusalem’s history, political status, and future. It addresses debates about the city and its predicament, as well as future scenarios for solving the problems of Jerusalem. Sponsored by hbs, this issue of the Jerusalem Quarterly tackles issues of security and policing. It includes articles on the history, accountability and the new geo-governance in US and Israeli policing, the Mandate Palestine Police and the strategic location and purpose of the Tegart Police Fortresses. Another article discusses the use of hunger strikes by Palestinian political prisoners as a means of resistance. Finally the issue also tackles the securing of the occupation in East Jerusalem and the various divisions in Israeli policy.
This issue of JQ advertises again the 2019 round of The Ibrahim Dakkak Award for Outstanding Essay on Jerusalem. It is an annual award of U.S. $1000, for an outstanding essay that addresses either contemporary or historical issues relating to Jerusalem. The deadline for submissions has been extended to 30 November 2018.