Dr Daud Abdullah

Dr Daud Abdullah

Dr Daud Abdullah is the Director of Middle East Monitor, our host organisation.

Dr Abdullah served as Deputy Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain from 2006-2010. Dr Abdullah has published several books and articles on Islam and the Palestine Question.

He is the author of A History of Palestinian Resistance. He also contributed to a collection titled Islamic Political Radicalism: A European Perspective (Edinburgh University Press, 2007) and American Foreign Policy & the Muslim World (Beirut, Al Zaytouna Centre for Studies & Consultations, 2009). He is the co-author of a recent publication titled, The universal theology of liberation: views from Muslim history (Islamic Human Rights Commission, London: 2011), as well as authoring several publications by the Middle East Monitor.

Winners of the Palestine Book Awards

  • Places of Mind: A life of Edward Said
  • Except for Palestine: The limits of progressive politics
  • A history of Palestinian Islamic Jihad: Faith, awareness, and revolution in the middle east
  • Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands
  • Against the Loveless World
  • The Hundred Years' War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917–2017
  • Life in a Country Album
  •  There Where You Are Not
  • The Parisan
  • Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine
  • Stone Men: The Palestinians who built Israel
  • Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People
  • Where the Bird Disappeared
  • In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood
  • Balfour in the Dock: J.M.N. Jeffries & the Case for the Prosecution
  • Brothers Apart: Palestinian citizens of Israel and the Arab world
  • The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine
  • On the Arab-Jew, Palestine, and other displacements
  • Gaza under Hamas: From Islamic Democracy to Islamist Governance
  • The Commander: Fawzi Al-Qawuqji and the fight for Arab Independence 1914-1948