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Professor Ilan Pappé



The Biggest Prison on Earth: A History of the Israeli Occupation of Palestine, Oneworld Pubns Ltd, 2015.

The Idea of Israel, Verso, 2014.

The Modern Middle East; A Social and Cultural History, Routledge, 2014.

The modern Middle East: A social and cultural history, third edition, 2014.

The Forgotten Palestinians: A History of the Palestinian minority in Israel, Yale University Press, 2011.

with Pappé I, Hilal J, Across the wall, I B Tauris & Co Ltd, 2010.

The Husyanis: The Rise and Fall of A Palestinian Aristocracy, Berkeley, Univesity of California Press, 2010.

The Modern Middle East; second edition, London and New York, Routledge, 2010.

with Chomsky N, Gaza in Crisis, 2010.

Out of the Frame, Pluto Pr, 2010.

The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, Oxford, OneWorld Publications, 2006.

The Modern History Palestine, One Land, Two Peoples. 2nd Edition, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2006.

The Israel/Palestine Question, 2nd Edition, London and New York, Routledge, 2006.

A history of modern palestine: One land, two peoples, Second edition, 2006.

The Modern Middle East, New York and London, Routledge, 2005.

The Modern History Palestine, One Land, Two Peoples, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2003.

The Land's Aristocracy: The Husaynis; A Political Biography, Jerusalem, Mossad Byalik, 2003.

Journal articles

with Masalha N, Introducing the journal's new Name, Holy Land Studies, vol. 14, no. 1, 2015, 1-2

The framing of the question of palestine by the early palestinian press: Zionist settler-colonialism and the newspaper filastin, 1912-1922, Holy Land Studies, vol. 14, no. 1, 2015, 59-81

The jewish settlements in the west bank: Occupation and ethnic cleansing by other means, Orient, vol. 54, no. 2, 2013, 7-14

Diaspora as catastrophe, diaspora as a mission and the post-colonial philosophy of edward said, Policy Futures in Education, vol. 8, no. 3-4, 2010, 457-466

The 1948 ethnic cleansing of Palestine, Journal of Palestine Studies, vol. 36, no. 1, 2006, 6-20

with Gur-Ze‘ev I, Pappé I, Beyond the Destruction of the Other's Collective Memory: Blueprints for a Palestinian/Israeli Dialogue, Theory, Culture & Society, vol. 20, no. 1, 2003, 93-108

Donning the uniform: The military and the media in Israel, Middle East Report, no. 223, 2002, 46-51

The Tantura case in Israel: The Katz research and trial, Journal of Palestine Studies, vol. 30, no. 3, 2001, 19-39

Israel at a crossroads between civic democracy and Jewish zealotocracy, Journal of Palestine Studies, vol. 29, no. 3, 2000, 33-44

Fifty Years Through the Eyes of New Historians in Israel, Middle East Report, no. 207, 1998, 14-23

Post-zionist critique on Israel and the Palestinians part I: The academic debate, Journal of Palestine Studies, vol. 26, no. 2, 1997, 29-41

Post-Zionist critique on Israel and the Palestinians part III: Popular culture, Journal of Palestine Studies, vol. 26, no. 4, 1997, 60-69

with Mishchenko GL, Pappé II, Sheviakova LA, Shtein VS, Automated chemical information systems, Vestnik Akademii nauk SSSR, vol. 40, no. 8, 1970, 72-74


The bible in the service of zionism: We do not believe in God, but he nonetheless promised us Palestine, in History, Archaeology and The Bible Forty Years After "Historicity": Changing Perspectives 6, , 2016, 205-217

with Naser-Najab N, Palestine: Reframing Palestine in the Post-Oslo period, in Guyver R (eds) Teaching History and the Changing Nation States: Transnational and International Perspectives, London: Bloomsubry Academic Publicaiton, 2015

Insecurity, Victimhood, Self and Other: The Case of Israel and Palestine, in Genocidal Nightmares: Narratives of Insecurity and the Logic of Mass Atrocities, New York: Bloomsbury New York, 2015, 141-152

The inevitable war on terror: De-terrorising the Palestinians, in , , 2014, 84-102

The Inevitable War on Terror; De-Terrorizing the Palestinians, in States of War since 9/11; Terrorism Sovereignty, , 2014, 84-103

The Forgotten Victims of the Palestine Ethnic Cleansing, in Dichter-Devroe S, Nasasra M (eds) The Naqab Bedouins and Colonialism: New Perspectives, London and New York: Routledge, 2014, 57-67

Revisiting Edward W. Said's Palestine; Between Nationalism and Zionism, in , Routledge, 2013, 153-165

Revisiting Edward W. Said's Palestine: Between nationalism and post-zionism, in , , 2012, 153-164

Edward Said's impact on post-Zionist critique in Israel, in , , 2010, 321-332

ÞEdward Said's Impact on Post-Zionism, in Isakndar A, Rostum H (eds) Edward Said; A Legacy of Emancipation and Representation, University of California Press, 2010, 1-25

The 1948 War, in Rubenberg CA (eds) The Encyclopedia of the Israeli Palestinian Conllict, Lynne Riener, 2010, 1-20

the Jewish Diaspora, in Poddar P, Patke RS, Jensen L (eds) A Historical Companion to PostColonial Literature, Univeristy of Edinburgh Press, 2008, 406-412

La dilapidation des depouilles due Mandate: la Palestine sans les Palestiniens', in Trimbur D, Aaronsohn R (eds) .), de Balfour a Ben Gourion; Les puissances europeennes et la Palestine, 1917-1948, Paris: CNRS Editions, 2008, 487-498

The Mukhabarat State of Israel: a State of Oppression is not a State of Exception, in Lentin R (eds) .), Thinking Palestine, London and New York: Zed Books, 2008, 120-132

'The Saidian Fusion of Horizons', in Sokman MG, Erturn B (eds) Waiting for The Barbarians; A Tribute to Edward E. Said, London: Verso Press, 2008, 83-93

Zionism and the Two State Solution, in Hilal J (eds) Where Now For Palestine; The Demise of the Two State Solution, London: Zed Books, 2007, 30-48

The Process That Never Ends: Missed Opportunities in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, 1948-2000, in Podeh E, Kaufman A (eds) Arab-Jewish Relationship; From Conflict to Resolution, Brighton and Portland: Sussex University Press, 2006, 233-250

Post-Zionism and its Popular Culture, in Stein R, Swedenburg T (eds) Palestine/Israel and the Politics of Popular Culture, Durham: Duke University Press, 2006, 77-98

Bridging Narratives Concept, in Rotberg RI (eds) .)., Israel and Palestinian Narratives of Conflict; History’s Double Helix, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2006, 194-204

The Post-Zionist Scholarship in Israel, in Beinin J, Stein RL (eds) The Struggle For Sovereignty; Palestine and Israel, 1993-2005, Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006, 151-161

Arab Nationalism, in Delanty G, Kumar K (eds) The Sage Handbook of Nations and Nationalism, London: Sage, 2006, 500-513

From Anti-Semtisim to Anti-Islamism - Jewish Israeli intellectual perceptions of Anti- Semitism in Europe, 2000-2004, in Zukerman M (eds) Tel Aviv Year Book for German History, Volume XXXIII, , 2005, 143-151

Histrophobia or the Enslavement of History: The Role of the 1948 Ethnic Cleansing in the Contemporary Israeli-Palestinian Peace Process, in Friedman MP, Kenney P (eds) Partisan Histories, New York: Palgrave/Macmillan, 2005, 127-144

The Real Road Map to Peace: International Dimensions of the Internal Refugee Problem, in Masalha N (eds) Catastrophe Remembered; Palestine, Israel and the Internal Refugees, London and New York: Zed Books, 2005, 245-260

State of Denial: The Nakbah in Israeli History and Today, in Prior M (eds) Speaking the Truth; Zionism, Israel, and Occupation, London: Zed Press, 2005, 56-67

The Visible and Invisible in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, in Lesch AM, Lustick IS (eds) Exile and Return, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005, 279-298

The Making and Unmaking of the Israeli Jewish Left, in Leon D (eds) Who’s Left in Israel, Brighton: Sussex Academic Press, 2004, 71-84

The Square Circle: The Struggle For Survival of Traditional Zionism, in Nimni E (eds) The Challenge of Post-Zionism, London: Zed Books, 2003, 42-62

The Junior Partner: Israel's Role in the 1958 Crisis, in Louis WR, Owen R (eds) A Revolutionary Year; The Middle East in 1958, New York and London: I. B. Tauris, 2002, 245-274

I porfughi palestinesi tra storia e stroigrafia, in Buttini M (eds) In fuga; guerre, carestie e migrazioni nel mondo conemporaneo, I’Ancora S.T.L, 2001, 81-106

Angst, Opferschaft, Selbst-und Fremdbilder, in Shami R (eds) Angst in eigenen Land, Zurich: Nagel and Kimche, 2001, 65-77

Israeli Perceptions on the Refugee Question, in Aruri N (eds) Palestinian Refugees; The Right of Return, London: Pluto Press, 2001, 71-77

Palestine, Modern Era Immigrations, in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GLOBAL HUMAN MIGRATION., Wiley-Blackwell


Zionism as colonialism: A comparative view of diluted colonialism in Asia and Africa, South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 107, no. 4, 2008, 611-633

Whitewashing a criminal record, Foreign Policy, no. 147, 2005, 60-61

Israeli Television's Fiftieth Anniversary Tekumma Series: A Post-Zionist View?, Journal of Palestine Studies, vol. 27, no. 4, 1998, 99-105


The Post-territorial Dimensions of a Future Homeland in Israel and Palestine, Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, vol. 23, no. 1-2, 2203, 222-232

The search for a new paradigm; past and present critical tendencies in Israeli historiography, Orient, vol. 3, German Orient Institute Berlin, 2015, 13-21

Reframing the Question of Palestine by the Early Palestinian Press: Zionist Settler-Colonialism and the newspaper Filastin, 1912-1922, Jounral of Holy Land and Palestine Studies, vol. 14, no. 1, University of Edinburgh Press, 2015, 59-81

Revisiting 1967; the false paradigm of peace, partition and parity, Settler Colonial Studies, vol. 3, no. 3, 2014

The Atlas of Palestine, 1917-1966, JOURNAL OF PALESTINE STUDIES, vol. 41, no. 2, 2012, 115-116

Palestine betrayed., INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS, vol. 87, no. 2, 2011, 499-500

Haifa: Planned Death of a City, Le Monde Diplomatique, 2010, 12-13

The Vicissitudes of the 1948 Historiography of Israel, Journal of Palestine Studies, vol. 39, no. 1, Univeristy of California Press, 2010, 6-24

De-Terrorising the Palestinian National Struggle; the Roadmap to Peace, Critical Studies on Terrorism, vol. 2, no. 2, 2009, 127-146

Mountain Against the Sea: Essays on Palestinian Society and Culture, JOURNAL OF IMPERIAL AND COMMONWEALTH HISTORY, vol. 37, no. 4, 2009, 640-646

The Search for Closure, Planet; the Weslh International, vol. 191, 2008, 37-41

The ethnical cleansing Palestine, INTERNATIONALE POLITIK, vol. 63, no. 5, 2008, 132-135

The One Palestine: Past, Present and Future Perspectives, Nabula, Journal of Multidisciplinary Scholarship, vol. 53, 2008, 61-77

'The Birth, Demise and Future Prospective of One Palestine Complete, MIT Electronic Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, vol. 8, 2008, 151-164

Zionism as Colonialism; A comparative View of Diluted Colonialism in Asia and Africa, South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 4, no. 107, Duke University Press, 2008, 611-633

Faith and sword: A short history of Christian-Muslim conflict, HISTORIAN, vol. 70, no. 3, 2008, 520-521

Clusters of History: US Involvement in the Palestine Question, Race & Class, vol. 48, no. 3, 2007, 1-28

Clusters of history: US involvement in the Palestine question, RACE & CLASS, vol. 48, no. 3, 2007, 1-28

The Exilic Homeland of Edward Said, Interventions, The International Journal for Postcolonial Studies, vol. 8, no. 1, 2006, 9-23

Palestine and Palestinians: Guidebook, JOURNAL OF PALESTINE STUDIES, vol. 35, no. 3, 2006, 120-122

with Atapattu D, Enemy of the state: A conversation with Ilan Pappe, MIDDLE EAST POLICY, vol. 12, no. 3, 2005, 107-118

Word crimes, NEW REPUBLIC, vol. 230, no. 16, 2004, 4-4

with Zammit D, Teiki H, Meditteranean Journal of Human Rights, Special Edition, Human Rights and the Forgotten Histories of the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict, Meditteranean Journal of Human Rights, vol. 8, no. 2, 2004

The politics of denial: Israel and the Palestinian refugee problem, JOURNAL OF PALESTINE STUDIES, vol. 34, no. 1, 2004, 81-82

Humanizing the text: Israeli 'new history' and the trajectory of the 1948 historiography, RADICAL HISTORY REVIEW, no. 86, 2003, 102-122

Is there 'a different Israel'?, NATION, vol. 275, no. 10, 2002, 2-2

In defence of heresy (Ethnic cleansing of Palestinians inside Israel or in the Occupied Territories), INDEX ON CENSORSHIP, vol. 31, no. 3, 2002, 208-209

The Post-Zionist Discourse in Israel, 1991-2001, Holy Land Studies, vol. 1, no. 1, 2002, 3-20

The Jewish state: The struggle for Israel's soul, JOURNAL OF PALESTINE STUDIES, vol. 31, no. 2, 2002, 91-92

From Herzl to Rabin: The changing image of zionism, JOURNAL OF PALESTINE STUDIES, vol. 31, no. 3, 2002, 110-111

The superpowers, Israel, and the future of Jordan, 1960-1963: The perils of the pro-Nasser policy, INTERNATIONAL HISTORY REVIEW, vol. 23, no. 2, 2001, 481-483

Fear, Victimhood, Self and Other, The MIT Electronic Journal of Middle East Studies, 2001

UN Process alla ricerca storica; Il problema dei massacri della poplozaione palestinese e la nasciate dello Stato di Israele, Italia Contemporanea, vol. 224, 2001, 501-512

Sacred landscape: The buried history of the holy land since 1948, JOURNAL OF PALESTINE STUDIES, vol. 30, no. 2, 2001, 108-109

The hidden peace: Politics and religion in the Near East, JOURNAL OF PALESTINE STUDIES, vol. 30, no. 4, 2001, 101-102

Western scholarship and the history of Palestine, JOURNAL OF PALESTINE STUDIES, vol. 29, no. 2, 2000, 102-103

Breaking the mirror, WORLD TODAY, vol. 55, no. 5, 1999, 19-21

Peaceenemies: The conflict between Israel and Palestine in history and present, JOURNAL OF PALESTINE STUDIES, vol. 28, no. 2, 1999, 107-108

Rubber bullets: Power and conscience in modern Israel, JOURNAL OF PALESTINE STUDIES, vol. 29, no. 1, 1999, 95-96

Futile diplomacy, vol 4, operation alpha and the failure of Anglo-American coercive diplomacy in the Arab-Israels conflict 1954-1956, JOURNAL OF PALESTINE STUDIES, vol. 28, no. 1, 1998, 108-109

Futile diplomacy, vol 3, the United Nations, the Great Powers and Middle East peacemaking, 1948-1954, JOURNAL OF PALESTINE STUDIES, vol. 28, no. 1, 1998, 108-109

The Stern gang: Ideology, politics, and terror, 1940-1949 - Heller,JD, INTERNATIONAL HISTORY REVIEW, vol. 19, no. 3, 1997, 703-706

Image and reality of the Israel-Palestine conflict - Finkelstein,NG, JOURNAL OF PALESTINE STUDIES, vol. 26, no. 4, 1997, 113-115

Post-Zionist critique on Israel and the Palestinians .2. The media, JOURNAL OF PALESTINE STUDIES, vol. 26, no. 3, 1997, 37-43

The Palestinians: The road to nationhood - McDowall,D, JOURNAL OF PALESTINE STUDIES, vol. 25, no. 4, 1996, 104-106






Issue 3 (2014), pp. 341-351. Collaboration in Struggle in Palestine: the search for a third space, Settler Colonial Stduies, vol. 3


The Forgotten Arabs Keynote speech, Teh Negev 2000, University of Exeter, 13th - 15th Feb 2010

keynote speech, Politics of Space and Place, University of Brighton, 16th - 19th Sep 2009

The Curse of Partition, Plennary Address, Partitions and Reunifications, University of Cardiff, 15th - 17th Jul 2009

First Annual Lecture De-Terroising Palestine, First Annual Lecture, Institute for Critical studies on Terrorism, Aberystwyth university

The Sacred and the Secular keynote speech, The Sacred and the Secular, University of Southhampton, 16th - 18th Sep 2008

Culture and Memory in Israel, Culture and Memory, University of Kent, 10th - 12th Sep 2008

Breaking the mirror - Oslo and after. LOOKING BACK AT THE JUNE 1967 WAR, 1999, 95-112


The post-territorial dimensions of a future homeland in Israel and Palestine, Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, vol. 23, no. 1-2, 2003, 224-233