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mw. dr. E. (Erella) Grassiani

  • Faculteit der Maatschappij- en Gedragswetenschappen
    Programmagroep: Moving Matters: People, Goods, Power and Ideas
  • Bezoekadres
    REC BC
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166  Amsterdam
    Kamernummer: B5.00
  • Postadres:
    Postbus  15509
    1001 NA  Amsterdam

Military, Violence, Security issues, Peace and Conflict, Israel/Palestine


  • Grassiani, E. (2017). Commercialised occupation skills: Israeli security experience as an international brand. In M. Leese, & S. Wittendorp (Eds.), Security/Mobility: Politics of Movement. (pp. 57-73). (new approaches to conflict analysis). Manchester University Press. [details]


  • Diphoorn, T., & Grassiani, E. (2016). Securitizing Capital: A Processual-Relational Approach to Pluralised Security. Theoretical Criminology, 20(4), 430-445. [details]
  • Grassiani, E., & Volinz, L. (2016). Intimidation, reassurance and invisibility: Israeli security agents in the Old City of Jerusalem. Focaal, 75, 14-30. DOI: 10.3167/fcl.2016.750102 [details]


  • Diphoorn, T., & Grassiani, E. (2015). Introduction: Security. Etnofoor, 27(2), 7-13. [details]
  • Grassiani, E. (2015). Moral othering at the checkpoint: The case of Israeli soldiers and Palestinian civilians. Critique of Anthropology, 35(4), 373-388. DOI: 10.1177/0308275X15597307 [details]
  • Jaffe, R. K., & Grassiani, E. (2015). Securing logistics hubs: the role of private security. In R. Meade, L. Mccabe, & A. Clayton (Eds.), Logistics hubs: opportunities, threats and risks. Jamaica: Moneague Papers. [details]


  • Bal, E., Grassiani, E., & Kirk, K. (2014). Neoliberal individualism in Dutch universities: teaching and learning anthropology in an insecure environment. Learning and Teaching, 7(3), 46-72. DOI: 10.3167/latiss.2014.070303 [details]
  • Grassiani, E., & Swinkels, M. (2014). Introduction: Engaging with borders. Etnofoor, 26(1), 7-12. [details] [PDF]
  • Grassiani, E., & Verweij, D. (2014). The Disciplinary Gaze of the Camera's Eye: Soldiers' Conscience and Moral Responsibility. Journal of Military and Strategic Studies, 15(3), 5-22. [details]
  • Salverda, T., & Grassiani, E. (2014). Introduction: Anxiety at the Top. Comparative Sociology, 13(1), 1-11. DOI: 10.1163/15691330-12341291 [details]


  • Grassiani, E. (2013). Soldiering under occupation: processes of numbing among Israeli soldiers in the Al-Aqsa Intifada. New York: Berghahn Books. [details]


  • Grassiani, E. (2012). Militarizing the Enemy's Home, Israel/Palestine: a Photo Essay. Critical Planning, 19(Summer 2012), 105-112. [details] [PDF]


  • Grassiani, E. (2011). When Soldiers Explain: Discursive Strategies used by Israeli Conscripts. In M. Six-Hohenbalken, & N. Weiss (Eds.), Anthropological Perspectives on Expressions of Violence. London: Ashgate. [details]


  • Grassiani, E. (2009). The Phenomenon of Breaking the Silence in Israel: 'Witnessing'as Consciousness Raising Strategy of Israeli Ex-combatants. In T. A. van Baarda, & D. E. M. Verweij (Eds.), The Moral Dimenstion of Asymmetrical Warfare: Counter-Terrorism, Democratic Values and Military Ethics. Martinus Nijhoff. [details]


  • Grassiani, E., & Diphoorn, T. G. (2015). Etnofoor (vol. 27, issue 2). Etnofoor, 27(2). [details]


  • Grassiani, E., & Swinkels, M. (2014). Etnofoor (vol. 26, issue 1). Etnofoor, 26(1). [details]
  • Salverda, T. S., & Grassiani, E. (2014). Comparative Sociology (vol. 13). Comparative Sociology, 13[details]


  • Grassiani, E. (2016). Design for Legacy: an Anthropological Approach. In BLUE: Architecture of UN Peacekeeping Missions, the Dutch contribution to the 15th edition of the Venice Architecture Biennale. (pp. 44). Rotterdam: Het Nieuwe Instituut. [details]


  • Grassiani, E. De Israelische veiligheidsindustrie en de bezetting: Nieuwe antiterreur-technologieen verkopen goed op de buitenlandse markt [details] [PDF]

Media optreden

  • Grassiani, Erella (28-02-2017): Veiligheid als exportproduct [Print] VPRO gids. Veiligheid als exportproduct.
  • Grassiani, Erella (02-07-2014): De Nieuws BV (BNN) [Radio]. De Nieuws BV (BNN).
  • Grassiani, Erella (02-07-2014): Een Vandaag [Television]. Een Vandaag.
  • Grassiani, Erella (07-08-2014): Gaza [Radio] Hilversum. Gaza.
  • Grassiani, Erella (08-07-2014): Dichtbij Nederland (NTR - Radio 5) [Radio]. Dichtbij Nederland (NTR - Radio 5).
  • Grassiani, Erella (20-11-2014): Jerusalem [Radio] Hilversum, VPRO Radio 1. Jerusalem.

Wetenschappelijke positie

  • Grassiani, E. (member) (2016): International Sociological Association, RC 01 (External organisation).
  • Grassiani, E. (member) (2015): American Anthropological Association (External organisation).
  • Grassiani, E. (member) (2008): European Association of Social Anthropologists (External organisation).


  • Grassiani, E. (organiser) (2016): Securitizing Worlds (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Grassiani, E. (organiser) (2-9-2015 - 5-9-2015): Im/mobilities as products and generators of conflict, Frankfurt (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Grassiani, E. (organiser) (2015): with gate48, Amsterdam (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Grassiani, E. (organiser), Diphoorn, T.G. (organiser) & Jaffe, R.K. (organiser) (19-1-2015 - 20-1-2015): Security at Large, Amsterdam (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Grassiani, E. (organiser) (10-9-2014 - 12-9-2014): Security on the Move, Amsterdam (organising a conference, workshop, ...).
  • Moerman, G.A. (organiser), Bröer, C. (organiser), Veenis, M. (organiser) & Grassiani, E. (organiser) (27-8-2014 - 29-8-2014): #Ethnography: Trends, Traverses and Traditions (organising a conference, workshop, ...).


  • Grassiani, E. (editor) (2014): Conflict and Society (Journal).
  • Grassiani, E. (editor) (2014): Etnofoor (Journal).
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