Amsterdam Centre for Middle Eastern Studies

Dr S. (Shifra) Kisch


  • Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Programme group: Globalising Culture and the Quest for Belonging
  • Visiting address
    REC BC
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  
  • S.Kisch@uva.nl
    T: 0205252263
    T: 0655409506

Affiliation:

University of Amsterdam (UvA) 

AISSR, Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research.

Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology

 

address: 

Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Amsterdam

Nieuwe Achtergracht 166 1018WV Amsterdam

 

mailing adress: 

Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Amsterdam
P.Box 15508 1001 NA Amsterdam 

Publications

2012 . Al-Sayyid: A Sociolinguistic Sketch . in Zeshan, U. and C. de Vos (eds.) Endangered Sign Languages in Village Communities: Anthropological and Linguistic Insights. Sign Language Typology Series 4. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter & Ishara Press.

2012. Demarcating generations of signers in the dynamic sociolinguistic landscape of an shared sign-language: the case of the Al-Sayyid Bedouin. in Zeshan, U. and C. de Vos (eds.) Endangered Sign Languages in Village Communities: Anthropological and Linguistic Insights . Sign Language Typology Series 4. Berlin: Mouton d e Gruyter & Ishara Press.

2012. Privileged and Volatile Nomadism. In Hazan, Haim and Esther Hertzog (eds.) Serendipity in Anthropological Research : The Nomadic Turn . Farnham, UK: Ashgate Publishing.

2009. Essay Book Review of "Margalit Fox, Talking Hands: What Sign Language Reveals About the Mind". Sign Language & Linguistics 12:2, 203-210.

2009. Reproductive Encounters: Negev Bedouin Women's Lay Encounters at Childbirth in an Israeli Hospital . Anthropological Quarterly 82(3): 719-754.

2008. The Social Construction of Deafness in a Bedouin Community in the Negev . Medical Anthropology , 27(3):283-313. 

2007. Disablement Gender and Deafhood among the Negev Arab-Bedouin. Disability Studies Quarterly 27(4).

2004. Negotiating (genetic) deafness in a Bedouin community. In J.V. Van Cleve (Ed.), Genetics, disability, and deafness . (pp. 195-227). Washington : Gallaudet University Press.

2001. "Hulf": Negotiating deafness in a Bedouin community in the Negev . Notes on the Bedouin . 32: pp. 69-83. [Hebrew]

2000. 'Deaf discourse': The social construction of deafness in a Bedouin community . Unpublished MA thesis. Tel Aviv University . [in Hebrew].

Department of Sociology and Anthropology, University of Amsterdam

“Language and Body"                                                                                                     (2012-2013)

"Politiek van taal" (Politics of Language)                                                                        (2012-2013) 

"Antropologie van het Midden Oosten" (Anthropology of the Middle East)                  (2011-2013)

 

Research Master in Social Science, University of Amsterdam

"Interpretive Workshop"                                                                                                       (2005-6)                                        

University College  Utrecht, Utrecht University

"Language Contact & Change. part II: a social science perspective"                         (2008-2013)    

"the Anthropology of Health and Medicine"                                                                   (2007-2009)

 

Other:                                                                

"Cultural Anthropology", Open University of Israel                                                       (1998-2002)

"Current Debates in the Sociology and Anthropology of Medicine".

 School of Health Professions, Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University                     (1999-2002)    

 

2017

  • Kisch, S. (2017). Al-Sayyid: A Sociolinguistic Sketch. In S. D. Blum (Ed.), Making Sense of Language: Readings in Culture and Communication (3 ed., pp. 482-486). New York: Oxford University Press.

2012

  • Kisch, S. (2012). Al-Sayyid: a sociolinguistic sketch. In U. Zeshan, & C. de Vos (Eds.), Sign languages in village communities: anthropological and linguistic insights (pp. 365-372). (Sign language typology; No. 4). Berlin [etc.]: De Gruyter Mouton. [details] 
  • Kisch, S. (2012). Demarcating generations of signers in the dynamic sociolinguistic landscape of a shared sign-language: the case of the Al-Sayyid Bedouin. In U. Zeshan, & C. de Vos (Eds.), Sign languages in village communities: anthropological and linguistic insights (pp. 87-125). (Sign language typology; No. 4). Berlin [etc.]: De Gruyter Mouton. [details] 
  • Kisch, S. (2012). Privileged and volatile nomadism. In H. Hazan, & E. Hertzog (Eds.), Serendipity in anthropological research: the nomadic turn (pp. 81-92). Farnham: Ashgate. [details] 

2009

  • Kisch, S. (2009). Reproductive encounters: Negev bedouin women’s lay encounters at childbirth in an Israeli hospital. Anthropological Quarterly, 82(3), 719-754. DOI: 10.1353/anq.0.0073  [details] 

2008

2007

  • Kisch, S. (2007). Disablement, gender, and deafhood among the Negev Arab-Bedouin. Disability Studies Quarterly, 27(4). [details] 

2004

  • Kisch, S. (2004). Negotiating (Genetic) Deafness in a Bedouin Community. In J. V. van Cleven (Ed.), Genetics, Disability, and Deafness. (pp. 148-173). Washington DC: Gallaudet University Press. [details] 

2009

  • Kisch, S. (2009). [Review of: Fox Margalit (2007) Talking Hands: What Sign Language Reveals About the Mind]. Sign Language & Linguistics, 12(2), 203-210.

Scientific position

  • Kisch, S. (2014): research fellow, Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR).
  • Kisch, S. (2012-2014): associate, Amsterdam Centre for Middle Eastern Studies, PC Hoofthuis Spuistraat 134 1012VB Amsterdam Netherlands.

Talk / presentation

  • Kisch, S. (invited speaker) (14-2-2010): Sites of de-politicization, Rethinking the Paradigms: Negev Bedouin Research 2000+, Exeter University.
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