International Palestine Book Awards Nov. 15, London
Join us for an evening with authors of 4 of the 6 books for the Palestine Book Awards 2018!
The evening is a chance for you to discuss with the shortlisted authors their works, inspirations and to network with them.
The authors who will be on the panel to discuss their books are:
- Salim Tamari
- Maha Nassar
- Tareq Baconi
- Reja-e Busailah
The evening will be chaired by Dr. Dina Matar (Centre for Global Media and Communications, SOAS, University of London)
DATE AND TIME
Thu 15 November 2018, 18:30 – 21:00 GMT.
P21 Gallery, 21 Chalton Street, London, NW1 1JD, United Kingdom
All shortlisted books will be on sale during the evening.
Palestine Book Awards 2018 Shortlist
The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine – Salim Tamari, published by University of California Press
Balfour in the Dock: J.M.N. Jeffries & the Case for the Prosecution – Colin Andersen, published by Skyscraper Publications
Brothers Apart: Palestinian citizens of Israel and the Arab world – Maha Nassar, published by Stanford University
Enclosure: Palestinian landscapes in a historical mirror – Gary Fields, published by University Of California Press
Hamas Contained: The Rise and Pacification of Palestinian Resistance – Tareq Baconi, published by Stanford University Press
In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood – Reja-e Busailah, published by Institute for Palestine Studies
The International Palestine Book Awards are hosted by the Middle East Monitor.
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