In this episode, we talk with our current guest researcher Merav Kaddar about nightlife, alternative culture and urbanism in Israel and Palestine. We will focus on the story of the Anna Loulou bar in Jaffa, Israel and discuss if there, perhaps, a new form of hipsterism was born: the political hipsterism.
This episode is based on a paper co-authored by Merav Kaddar together with Prof. Daniel Monterescu and can be found here: Dancing with tears in our eyes: political hipsters, alternative culture and binational urbanism in Israel/Palestine
The brief musical excerpt in our sound vignette comes from a set recorded at the Anna Loulou bar during the period we talk about in the episode. You can find this set here.