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Reflections By An Arab Jew - Ella Shohat. Ella Habiba Shohat is Professor of Cultural Studies and Women's Studies at CUNY.

Reflections By An Arab Jew - Ella Shohat

Past is Present: Settler Colonialism in Palestine (New Issue of Settler Colonial Studies) Follow Us From the Editors Don't miss Tadween Publishing Blog Mar 30 2012by Jadaliyya Reports.

Past is Present: Settler Colonialism in Palestine (New Issue of Settler Colonial Studies)

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Occupied by Memory: The Intifada Generation. Review "One of the best illustrations of contemporary scholars' fascination with the concept of memory as a concept closer to experience, a more human, subjective, and politically subversive notion than History.

Occupied by Memory: The Intifada Generation

" --Critique of Anthropology "In this fascinating ethnographic account, John Collins shows how Palestinians remember, re-shape, and reinvent in their popular imagination the first Inti-fada, or uprising, of 1987-1993. " --Middle East Journal The book will be of interest not only to scholars of the Middle East, but also to those interested in nationalism, discourse analysis, social movements and oral history. " --Advance News "Theoretically sharp and well written, Occupied by Memory propels the scholarship on Palestinians and perpetual states of violence in new and promising directions.

About the Author John Collins is assistant professor of global studies at St. A History of Modern Palestine. "The Lemon Tree" by Sandy Tolan. Very few in the West can honestly claim to have been able to appraise the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from an objective point of view that takes into account nothing but the facts. In all fairness, until quite recently, it has been tricky to find complete information that was not deformed and manipulated by heavy ideological filters. Surprisingly, that same claim can be made for many who live in the heart of the land itself, neighbours to an “enemy” who has a destiny that is entwined, but without an idea of who this “enemy” is and what motivations drive him.

Primer on Palestine, Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict. Contents The conflict between Palestinian Arabs and Zionist (now Israeli) Jews is a modern phenomenon, dating to the end of the nineteenth century.

Primer on Palestine, Israel and the Arab-Israeli Conflict

Although the two groups have different religions (Palestinians include Muslims, Christians and Druze), religious differences are not the cause of the strife. The conflict began as a struggle over land. AUB - The Origins and Evolution of the Arab-Israeli Conflict. "Occupation 101" - Essential Viewing. I always struggle to know where to point people who just want a basic background on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

"Occupation 101" - Essential Viewing

I have reams and reams of books, websites, articles and such I can point them to, but they're either too complex, too over-simplified, too specialized, too de-personalized, assume too much knowledge, or otherwise don't really do the "101" job of explaining things with the right balance of providing sufficient information while not overwhelming. Well, I think I finally found a good one. An hour-and-a-half documentary, apparently around a year old, called Occupation 101.

Click that link for the film's website and if you want to order DVDs (I'm going to have to order one). But somebody (for now at least) has also put it up on YouTube, broken up into 11 roughly 8 minute chunks. It is not an attempt to split the baby between Israelis and Palestinians. OCCUPATION 101 [full documentary] The Zionist Story. Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 101.

Watch this short, historically accurate animated introduction to Israel-Palestine 101: Stay informed by signing up for JVP news and action alerts: Join our online communities by following us on Facebook or Twitter. After watching this video, we highly urge you to read a more in-depth primer like Phyllis Bennis' "Understanding the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict--A Primer" downloadable here: Notes: 1) The British government's first formal proposal to partition Palestine into Jewish and Arab states - the 1937 Peel plan - envisioned "transferring" Palestinian Arabs from the proposed Jewish state. This plan was not implemented. But, from then on, Zionist military and political leaders increasingly understood that it would be necessary to "transfer" - in fact, expel - Palestinian Arabs in order to establish a Jewish state.

Scroll to bottom for downloadable primers. Adapted from the the Institute of Middle East Understanding (IMEU)'s background briefings. Palestinian Nakba: Forever a memory. Palestinians around the world are marking the anniversary of the Nakba, the catastrophe that occurred when the state of Israel was established in 1948.

Palestinian Nakba: Forever a memory

The scale of the devastation was overwhelming: four in five Palestinian villages inside the borders of the new state were ethnically cleansed, an act of mass dispossession accompanied by atrocities. Around 95 per cent of new Jewish communities built between 1948-1953 were established on the land of expelled, denationalised Palestinians. Aziz Abu Sarah.

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Institute for Palestine Studies - Home. DOCUMENTS COLLECTION. Documentaires. UN resolutions. Related Human rights Groups. The Partition of Palestine. The 1948 War. Comrades and Enemies. Comrades and Enemies : Zachary Lockman. MEIS > Faculty > Zachary Lockman. Zachary Lockman Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and HistoryHarvard University, Ph.

MEIS > Faculty > Zachary Lockman

D., 1983 Office Address: Department of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies 50 Washington Square South, 2nd Floor New York, NY 10012Email: zachary.lockman@nyu.eduPhone: (212) 998-8884Fax: (212) 995-4689 Areas of Research/InterestModern Middle Eastern history. LRB · Edward Said · Permission to narrate. Israel in Lebanon: The Report of the International Commission by Sean MacBride Ithaca, 282 pp, £4.50, March 1984, ISBN 0 903729 96 2Sabra et Chatila: Enquête sur un Massacre by Amnon Kapeliouk Seuil, 117 ppFinal Conflict: The War in the Lebanon by John Bulloch Century, 238 pp, £9.95, April 1983, ISBN 0 7126 0171 6Lebanon: The Fractured Country by David Gilmour Robertson, 209 pp, £9.95, June 1983, ISBN 0 85520 679 9The Tragedy of Lebanon: Christian Warlords, Israeli Adventures and American Bunglers by Jonathan Randal Chatto, 320 pp, £9.50, October 1983, ISBN 0 7011 2755 4God cried by Tony Clifton and Catherine Leroy Quartet, 141 pp, £15.00, June 1983, ISBN 0 7043 2375 3Beirut: Frontline Story by Salim Nassib, Caroline Tisdall and Chris Steele-Perkins Pluto, 160 pp, £3.95, March 1983, ISBN 0 86104 397 9The Fateful Triangle: Israel, the United States and the Palestinians by Noam Chomsky Pluto, 481 pp, £6.95, October 1983, ISBN 0 86104 741 9 Look at the summer of 1982 more closely.


Palestine under the British mandate

Historians of the conflict.