About Estella Carpi

Estella Carpi is a PhD candidate at the University of Sydney.

Articles by Estella Carpi

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The alliance of media and humanitarianism in Lebanon

With the growing Syrian refugee crisis, media entrepreneurs seem to care more about protecting the orthodox morality of humanitarianism, with the excuse of preserving social order - as conceived by them - rather than educating the public.

Islamic 'Resistance' in the southern suburbs of Beirut

Islamic Resistance is normally understood as military activism: armed actors using the same ideology and undertaking distinct political aims sometimes using force. But in Dahiyye, 'Resistance' can also be conceived of as a social ethic, one that engages multiple and diverse ethnic and religious identities.

Confessionalization fundamentalism: commodifying religious identities in the Middle East

Middle Eastern revolutionaries and spectators alike, deprived in the media of any representation of their own agency and denied the chance of producing their own new life chances, end up commodifying the identities they are exposed to within their social pattern

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