Dr. Yoav Galai

Lecturer Global Political Communuication

About Dr. Galai...

Research focuses on the role narratives of collective memory play in International Relations, both in helping define possibilities for action and as the object of policy and on visual politics

A former Israeli journalist, Yoav Galai’s writing has appeared in The Conversation, The New Republic and 972 Magazine and his photography has been awarded numerous accolades, including Pictures of the Year International, British Press Photographer’s Year and the grand prize at the Israeli Press Photo competition.


On ‘Victory images’ and Gaza
Galai, Y., 27 Sep 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Journal of Visual Culture. 20, 2, p. 211-215Article › peer-review

The Resolution of Doubts: Towards Recognition of the Systematic Abduction of Yemenite Children in Israel
Galai, Y. & Ben Yehuda, O., 10 Mar 2021, Post-Conflict Memorialization: Missing Memorials, Absent Bodies. Olivette, O., Luisa, G. & Yoav, G. (eds.). New York: Palgrave Macmillan, ( Memory Politics and Transitional Justice).Chapter

Afterword: Mourning, Memorialising, and Absence in the Covid-19 Era
Galai, Y., Otele, O. & Gandolfo, L., 2021, Post-Conflict Memorialization: Missing Memorials, Absent Bodies. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 241-252 (Memory Politics and Transitional Justice).Chapter

Introduction: Absence and Trauma in Post-Conflict Memorialisation
Galai, Y., Gandolfo, L. & Otele, O., 2021, Post-Conflict Memorialization: Missing Memorials, Absent Bodies. Galai, Y., Gandolfo, L. & O. O. (eds.). New York: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 1-13Chapter

The victory image: Imaging Israeli warfighting from Lebanon to Gaza
Galai, Y., 1 Aug 2019, In: Security Dialogue. 50, 4, p. 295–313Article › peer-review
E-pub ahead of print
The transnational mythscape of the Second World War
Galai, Y., 16 Jul 2019, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Memory Studies. p. 1-16Article › peer-review

Narratives of Redemption: The International Meaning of Afforestation in the Israeli Negev
Galai, Y., Sep 2017, In: International Political Sociology. 11, 3, p. 273-291Article › peer-review