Prof Nur Masalha is Programme Director of the MA in Religion, Politics and Conflict Resolution. He has served on a Postgraduate Panel of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and was a member of the AHRC Peer Review College. He has been Director of the Holy Land Research Project since 2001 and Centre for Religion and History since 2007. Prof Masalha also edits Holy Land Studies: A Multidisciplinary Journal(published by Edinburgh University Press).
His recent books include: The Bible and Zionism: Invented Tradition, Archaeology and Post-Colonialism in Israel-Palestine (2007) and La Biblia leída con los ojos de los Cananeos (2011) and The Palestine Makba: Decolonising History, Narrating the Subaltern, Reclaiming Memory (2012). His forthcoming books include The Politics of Reading the Bible in Israel (2013).
Items by Nur Masalha
- January 29, 2014 Nur Masalha
Powerful symbols and the British-Zionist alliance: approaching the centenary of the Balfour Declaration
The Balfour Declaration of 2 November 1917 was central to the wartime British-Zionist alliance and a powerful Zionist-Jewish propaganda tool. As the centenary of the Declaration approaches it is timely for a reassessment of the impact of the statement and British policies towards Palestine and its indigenous people. This...