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Palestinian Refugees' Strategies of Conflict Resolution: Reconciling Citizenship Rights and Return

1 September 2013 - 31 August 2015

PI/s in Exeter: Dr Sophie Richter-Devroe

Funding awarded: £ 28,781

Sponsor(s): Gerda Henkel Foundation

About the research

The project investigates how Palestinian refugees in the West Bank, Jordan and Lebanon reconcile citizenship strategies with their right to return. By counteracting their classic image as marginal subjects, Palestinian refugees are important conflict resolution actors: they are protagonists of new forms of political mobilisation, and catalysts of innovative non-territorial conceptualisations of citizenship and the nation-state.

Further information is available on the Gerda Henkel website.