The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to housing is right: settler #housing practice in #Palestine amounts to #domicide.
Yet, the destruction of the Palestinian homely by the hand of Israel is not just an aberration, but it is a foundation. Violence is not the ‘other’ of ‘home’, but it becomes the prime vehicle through which the ‘other’ necessary for the constitution of the colonisers’ home is created, in total destruction. Violence here, as Kotef would have it, becomes the object of the homely: the intimate function grounding the colonial home.
Today, I will open ECRs #urbanstudies #Lisbon on the impossible possibility of such homes, and many others.
Thanks Simone Tulumello and colleagues, for having me – https://tinyurl.com/mr3vu94w