The road to the unknown

by Anders Persson

PhD Candidate

Lund University
Sweden

The picture was taken on my first trip to the Gaza Strip in the summer of 2012. Afraid and alone, after going through first an Israel then a Hamas checkpoint, I found myself staring at a huge billboard featuring my research topic (the EU in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict) on the road to Gaza City. Both literally and metaphorically, it was the road to the unknown for me. Looking back, I now realize that, at the end of the day, this is what research is all about - literal and metaphorical roads








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