• A colonial project

    Talks by Richard Falk, former UN Special Rapporteur

    Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign15 March 2017BREAKING: New UN Report Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid - an evaluation of…
  • Journal of imperial and Commonwealth history
    A colonial project

    How British soldiers brutalised Jewish troops in Mandate Palestine

    Terror in Galilee: British-Jewish Collaboration and the Special Night Squads in Palestine during the Arab Revolt, 1938–39Matthew HugesThe Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth…
  • Rape as a military tactic
    A colonial project

    Rape in the practice and the culture of Israeli settler colonialism

    PALESTINE: Sexual Violence, Women`s Bodies, and Israeli Settler Colonialismby Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, Sarah Ihmoud and Suhad Dahir-Nashif17 November 2014 "They not only invaded…
  • The JCT was founded in 1899 to be the financial instrument for the colonisation of Palestine
    A colonial project

    Zionist Colonialism in Palestine

    Fayez Sayegh (1965)The frenzied 'Scramble for Africa' of the 1880s stimulated the beginnings of Zionist colonisation in Palestine. As European fortunehunters, prospective…
  • A colonial project

    Israeli settler colonialism and Palestinian freedom

    Book review: fresh thought on Israeli colonialism offered by Global PalestineJimmy Johnson in Electronic Intifada 2 May 2012 Recent years have seen an increasing interest from…
  • Settler Colonial Studies, Vol 2 No 1 (2012)
    A colonial project

    Settler Colonialism in Palestine.

    Settler Colonialism and the State of Exception: The Example of Palestine / Israel David Lloyd, University of Southern California"This paper argues that these apparent…
  • A colonial project

    Histadrut: Israel's racist "trade union"

    Tony Greenstein, The Electronic Intifada, 10 March 2009 Histadrut has always been a strange creature. In most countries one joins a trade union which is affiliated to a national…

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19 - 19 Aug

Edinburgh Public Meeting: Balfour's Shadow (author David Cronin) Aug 19, 2017 - 14:00 PM - Aug 19, 2017 - 17:00 PM Tollcross Community Centre, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Israel and Settler Society by Lorenzo Veracini

The struggle between Israel and the Palestinians is not unique -- whatever the news media may suggest. Lorenzo Veracini argues that the conflict is best understood in terms of colonialism. Like many other societies, Israel is a settler society. Looking in detail at the evolution of other colonial regimes -- apartheid South Africa, French Algeria and Australia -- Veracini presents a thoughtful interpretation of the dynamics of colonialism, offering a clear framework within which to understand the middle east crisis.

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