Alan Waddams

Alan Waddams

Alan Waddams worked for 35 years with the EU in economic and diplomatic posts in numerous places, including five and a half years as EU Ambassador in Syria in the nineties.

Practically all the countries he served in were Muslim, from Kazakhstan to Libya, and he maintains an abiding interest and love for that world.

From 2013-2018, Waddams served as the Chairman of Medical Aid for Palestinians.

The 2019 Shortlist

  • Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine
  • Zaitoun: Recipes and Stories from the Palestinian Kitchen
  • Palestinian Cinema in the Days of Revolution
  • Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People
  • Palestinian Women's Activism: Nationalism, Secularism, Islamism
  • Stone Men: The Palestinians who built Israel
  • The Parisan