Physical and virtual spaces among the Palestinian diaspora in Malmö

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Drawing on the work of Hanafi (2001), and Shohat (2006) among others and through the construction of a Palestinian diasporic topography of Malmö, this article focuses on the interrelationship of multiple spaces of action and interaction of Palestinians, locally and transnationally. In addition, given the different identifications and migration trajectories of Malmö Palestinians (originating in the West Bank, Gaza but also Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and beyond as well as belonging to different generational groups) and seeks to address a number of questions such as:


Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Political Science
  • Media and Communications
  • Sociology


  • Media, palestinian diaspora, diasporas, transnationalism, urban space, city, activism
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Handbook of Diasporas, Media and culture
EditorsJessica Retis, Roza Tsagarousianou
ISBN (Print)978-1119236795
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2019 May
Publication categoryResearch

Publication series

NameGlobal Handbooks in Media and Communication Research
PublisherWilley Blackwell