Anna-Esther Younes

Palestinian German scholar of race critical theories, psychoanalytic approaches, settler- and de/post-/colonial theory. Her PhD, completed in 2025/16, was an ethnographic study of state-funded civil society programs targeting white Germans and educating people about a ‘new antisemitism’. Her work can be found on or on her website:


Cover for: The privilege of anxiety

The privilege of anxiety

On censorship, self-censorship and Palestine

A conversation with Palestinian–German scholar Anna-Esther Younes about the mechanisms of anti-Palestinian repression in Germany, Europe and beyond; about intergenerational knowledge transfer amidst an increasingly isolating political climate; and about fostering solidarity between struggles.