Noura Kamal holds a PhD in Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Vienna. Her thesis is about the scopes of agency in Nablus (Palestine) under siege and Israeli occupation. She graduated from Birzeit University in Palestine with a Master's degree in Sociology. Her thesis is about the Student Movement at Birzeit University in Palestine, a comparative study between the first and second Intifada. Currently, she is a researcher at the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Institute for Social Anthropology, working on her stand-alone project “Humorous Art and Reconfiguring Palestinian Discourse” which is funded by The Austrian Science Fund (P 32362).
2020 Counter Narratives through the lens of al Baraddūnī: The case of the 1962 Yemeni revolution, Arabian Humanities, 13/2020. doi.org/10.4000/cy.6173
2020 Nablus Under Siege: Religiosity and the creation of resilience. Anthropos, Issue 115/2, p. 417–432. doi.org/10.5771/0257-9774-2020-2-417
2017 Journey to Europe: Memory and the Path to Tomorrow, in: Kohlbacher, Josef, and Leonardo Schiocchet (eds.): From Destination to Integration – Afghan, Syrian and Iraqi Refugees in Vienna. Vienna: Austrian Academy of Sciences, p. 83–103. doi:10.1553/ISR_FB045 epub.oeaw.ac.at/0xc1aa5576_0x0036e02c.pdf
2020 Neighborhood in Nablus City: The Formation of Social Safety Network during the Siege. Germany: Middle East Topics and Arguments, issue 14/2020, p. 154–168. doi.org/10.17192/meta.2020.14.8254
2020 Alternative Historiography: Al- Baraddūnī’s Perspective on Popular Literature and Folk Art in Yemen. Pragu: Archiv Orientální, 12/2020, p. 111–136. doi.org/10.47979/aror.s.2020.XII.111
2017 Co-authored book chapter: Smiles and Smallness: Jokes in the Yemen and in Palestine (with Andre Gingrich, first author, and Zulfokar Al-Dubai), in: Hannerz, Ulf, and Andre Gingrich (eds.): Small Countries: Structures and Sensibilities. Philadelphia: The University of Pennsylvania Press, p. 283–300.
2014 Experiences from the Field: Nablus under siege and occupation, in: Kamal, Noura, Eva Kössner, and Klaudia Rottenschlager (eds.): Past-Present Fieldwork: Anthropological Contributions at the Intersection of Memory, Power, and Culture. Austrian Studies in Social Anthropology, Vol 2, p. 32–36. www.univie.ac.at/alumni.ksa/wp-content/uploads/ASSA-KSA2013_PastPresentFieldwork.pdf