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New book explores maps as tools of political power By Linda B. Glaser Maps are more than two-dimensional representations of three-dimensional terrain. They are also powerful political...

Living Memories — Testimonies of Palestinians’ Displacement in 1948

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The hundred years war on Palestine – Conquest and resistance

Rashid Khalidi’s account of Jewish settlers’ conquest of Palestine is informed and passionate. It pulls no punches in its critique of Jewish-Israeli policies (policies...

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Palestinian Citizens in Israel: A History Through Fiction, 1948-2010

In the aftermath of the 1948 Nakba, Palestinians have had to contend with different forms of erasure and fragmentation of Palestinian identity, while acquainting...

What will liberation look like for North America and Palestine?

What will liberation look like for North America and Palestine? Steven Salaita makes the case for a global decolonization movement, in a book that...

Palestine: The End of the Bedouins?

Today, most of the Jordan Valley, undoubtedly one of the most ravishing landscapes on the planet, is situated in what is known as Area...

The Sand Catcher

GU-Q scholar pens debut novel on complexity of Palestinian memory Author and scholar Omar Khalifah (pictured), an associate professor of Arabic literature and culture at...

In the land of my birth: A Palestinian boyhood

Reja-e Busailah has lost two dear parts of himself over the course of his lifetime: his sight and his homeland. In his autobiography, “In...

Palestine and Rule of Power – A MUST-READ INTERVIEW

Alaa Tartir discusses his new edited anthology: Palestine and Rule of Power: Local Dissent vs. International Governance. A new look into how international aid...

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