Guy Shalev

Guy Shalev

Guy Shalev

Medical anthropology

Political Anthropology
Anthropology of Expertise
Medical Professionalism
Border Studies
Ethno-nationalism
Anthropology of the Middle East, Israel/Palestine

 

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Ph.D.  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2018, Cultural and Medical Anthropology

  • M.A.  Hebrew University of Jerusalem 2011, Social Anthropology (Magna Cum Laude)

  • B.A.  Hebrew University of Jerusalem 2009, Sociology-Anthropology and Psychology (Magna Cum Laude)

Fellowships and Grants

  • Research Grant: Corona, Peace, and Conflict Resolution, The Truman Research Center for the Advancement of Peace (2020)

  • The Dan David Young Researcher Fellowship in Bioethics (2018)

  • Shapiro Postdoctoral Fellowship, Tel Aviv University (2017-2018)

  • The Lady Davis Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Hebrew University (Declined) (2017-2018)

  • The Greenwall Foundation, University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Bioethics program (2017)

  • US National Science Foundation (NSF), Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant (2014-2016)

  • Carolina Center for Jewish Studies, Silver Graduate Research Fellowship (2014-2015)

Prizes

  • Manning Outstanding Dissertation Award in Anthropology, UNC Chapel Hill (2018)

  • Middle East Studies Association (MESA), Association of Middle East Anthropology (AMEA), Graduate Student Paper Prize (2017)

  • Middle East Section (MES) of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), Student Paper Prize (2017)

  • Society for Medical Anthropology (SMA), Hughes Graduate Student Paper Prize (2014)

  • Association for Political and Legal Anthropology (APLA), Graduate Student Paper Prize: Finalist (2014)

  • Society for the Anthropology of Religion (SAR), Student Paper Prize (2013)

  • Israeli Sociological Society, Best MA Thesis Award (2013)

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Op-Eds and Public Engagement

Invited Book Reviews

  • Shalev, Guy. 2017. Review of No Place for Grief: Martyrs, Prisoners, and Mourning in Contemporary Palestine [Lotte Buch Segal]. Medical Anthropology Quarterly 31(3). DOI 10.1111/maq.12360

  • Shalev, Guy. 2015. Review of Ethnographic Encounters in Israel: Poetics and Ethics of Fieldwork [Fran Markowitz (Ed.)]. Israeli Sociology 16(2):202-204

Presentations

Event Orgenized

  • 2019 - (with Inna Leykin and Anat Rosenthal) Thinking with Plasticity: Health, Scientific Innovation, and the Politics of Human Bodies. The 2nd International Workshop in Medical Anthropology, Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel, July

  • 2019 - The Moral Triangle: Germans, Israelis, and Palestinians. Special Event with Anthropologist Dr. Sa’ed Atshan (Swarthmore College). Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Tel Aviv, Israel, January

  • 2018 - AKP´S Fight for Hegemony: The Current Situation in Turkey and Northern Kurdistan. Special Event with Communication scholar and activist Kerem Schamberger (University of Munich). Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, Tel Aviv, Israel, July

  • 2017 - (with Inna Leykin and Anat Rosenthal) Encounters in the Border Zones of Healthcare: Medical Anthropological Perspectives. International Workshop in Medical Anthropology, Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem and the Open University, Ra'anana, Israel, July

Invited Talks

  • 2021 - Hospitals as Frontlines: When COVID-19 became Israel’s New Enemy, Palestinian Medical Professionals were Called for Duty. International Workshop: Relations between NGOs/Civil Society and the State, Minerva Center for the Rule of Law Under Extreme Conditions, University of Haifa. Online, June.

  • 2021 - Conditional Heroes: On Palestinian Physicians’ Role in the ‘War on COVID-19’ and on Medicine as Arena for a Politics of Recognition. The Truman Research Institute for The Advancement of Peace, Jerusalem, Israel, June.

  • 2019 - When Doctors Say No: Conscientious Objection and Solidarity in the Struggle Against Force-Feeding in Israel. Invited Session for the Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association and the Canadian Anthropology Society, Vancouver, Canada, November

  • 2018 - Is Neutrality Inclusive? Palestinian Physicians in Israeli Hospitals. Between Racism and Inclusion Conference, Jerusalem, Israel, December

  • 2018 - Respecting while Suspecting: Nationality and Neutrality in the Zionist Hospital. Departmental colloquium, Anthropology, Haifa University, Haifa, November

  • 2017 - Medicine and the Politics of Neutrality: The Professional and Political Lives of Palestinian Physicians in Israel. Departmental colloquium, Sociology and Anthropology, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, May

  • 2017 - Structural Racism in Healthcare Settings. A presentation to the Ministry of Health’s Committee on Racism, Discrimination, and Exclusion in the Health System. Jerusalem, April

  • 2016 - Medical Anthropology and Palestinian Physicians in the Israeli Health System. Invited presentation for Physicians for Human Rights Israel, Tel Aviv, March

Panels Organized

  • 2019 - Invited Session (with Can Aciksoz) Doctors and the State: Political Climates of Medicine in the Middle East and Beyond. Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association and the Canadian Anthropology Society, Vancouver, Canada, November

  • 2017 - (with Matan Kaminer) Neutrality in Conflicted Space. Annual Meeting of the Israeli Anthropological Association, Kafr Qasim, Israel, May

  • 2013 - (with Liron Shani) Modest Witnesses? Experts’ Testimonies in Political Struggles in Israel. Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Chicago, IL, November

  • 2013 - Religious Communities in Conflict: Visibility, Brokenness, Charisma, and Play. American Ethnological Society and Association for Political and Legal Anthropology Spring Conference, Chicago, IL, April

  • 2012 - Leadership and Charisma in Contemporary Religious Communities. Annual Meeting of the Israeli Anthropological Association, Emek Yezreel, Israel, June

Papers Presented

  • 2021 - Conditional Heroes: On Palestinian Physicians’ Role in the ‘War on COVID-19’ and on Medicine as Arena for a Politics of Recognition. Annual Meeting of the Israeli Anthropological Association, online, May.

  • 2020 - “Hungry until Freedom”:  The Necropolitics of Hunger-Strikes and Force-Feeding in Israeli Death-Worlds. Concerning Israel/Palestine: Thinking with Achille Mbembe. Online international conference, September.

  • 2019 - Medicine vs. the State: Professional and National Solidarities in the Struggle Against Force-Feeding in Israel. Annual Meeting of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Poznan, Poland, August

  • 2018 - The Rhetoric of Ethics and the Ethics of Rhetoric: Conscientious Objection and Doctors’ Resistance to Force-Feeding in Israel. Annual Meeting of the Israeli Anthropological Association, Dimona, Israel, May

  • 2018 - Medicine in the Borderlands: Politics of Neutrality in the Israeli Health System. Regional History of Medicine in the Middle East Conference, Jerusalem, Israel, April

  • 2017 - Clinical Citizenship: Ethno-Nationalism and the Political Subjectivity of Palestinian Physicians in Israel. Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Washington DC, December

  • 2017 - Neutral and Neutralized: Medical Practice and National Suppression. Annual Meeting of the Israeli Anthropological Association, Kafr Qasim, Israel, May

  • 2016 - Helsinki in Zion: Ethics Committees and Political Gatekeeping in Israel/Palestine. Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Minneapolis, MN, November

  • 2016 - Selective Neutrality: Medical Neutrality in the Hospital as a ‘Hospitāle’ and as a Workplace. Annual Meeting of the European Network for Social Policy Analysis: Israel, Haifa, Israel, February

  • 2014 - Doctors with Borders: Palestinian Physicians’ Testimonies in Israel/Palestine. The Clinic in Crisis: Medicine and Politics in the Context of Social Upheaval, symposium at Brown University, Providence, RI, May

  • 2013 - Doctors with Borders: Palestinian Physicians Bearing Witness. Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Chicago, IL, November

  • 2013 - Leadership in Conflict: Negotiating Charisma, Knowledge and Coexistence in a Sufi Order in Israel. American Ethnological Society and Association for Political and Legal Anthropology Spring Conference, Chicago, IL, April

  • 2012 - The Path of Knowledge and the Path of Peace: Negotiating Charisma in a Sufi Order in the Galilee. Annual Meeting of the Israeli Anthropological Association, Emek Yezreel, Israel, June

  • 2011 - (with Liron Shani) Reading, Thinking, Writing. Annual Meeting of the Israeli Anthropological Association, Haifa, Israel, May