Nur Masalha

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Telephone: 020 8240 4193

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 current work focuses on religion and politics in the Middle East,  oral history and social memory theory; subaltern studies, new Palestinian and Israeli historiography, Holy Land toponymy, religious fundamentalism in comparative perspective and Life-Long Learning in Palestine.

His recent books include: The Bible and Zionism: Invented Tradition, Archaeology and Post-Colonialism in Israel-Palestine (2007); La Biblia leída con los ojos de los Cananeos (2011); The Palestine Makba: Decolonising History, Narrating the Subaltern, Reclaiming Memory (2012); The Zionist Bible: Biblical Precedent, Colonialism and Erasure of Memory (2013); Theologies of Liberation in Palestine-Israel (2014).



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