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Dr. Hagit Keysar

Former Research Fellow

Hagit Keysar has been living and working in Israel/Palestine, her research is practice-based and brings together visual work, activism and critical theory. She completed her Ph.D. at the Politics and Government Department, Ben Gurion University, Israel; in her thesis, titled: “Prototyping the Civic View From Above: Do-It-Yourself Aerial Photography in Israel-Palestine”, she critically examined the political potential of civic/community science and open-source practices in situations of civic inequalities and human rights violations, focusing on the use of Do-It-Yourself aerial photography techniques.

Hagit completed her MA with distinction from the Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology in the University of Manchester (UK) and BA in Fine Arts from the Bezalel Academy for Arts and Design, Jerusalem.

Positions at Weizenbaum Institut

Research Fellow:

Research Group "Inequality and Digital Sovereignty"

March - April 2019

Ben-Gurion-Universität of Negev, Israel