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Anwar Jaber reflects on transformation of East Jerusalem into an urban borderland that is both at the centre and the edge of contested space. The city’s urban fabric and built infrastructure offer key insights into  how a border that cuts through a city operates, as well as how it  continues to evolve due to the structures that maintain it.


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Dr Zahbia Yousuf

Zahbia joined Conciliation Resources as Peacebuilding Editor and Analyst in May 2012. Before this she was a Teaching Fellow in Violence, Conflict and Development at SOAS University, and Kings College London. She has also been a Research Associate at INCORE at the University of Ulster, and the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW), Berlin.