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.

He is currently Chairman of Medical Aid for Palestinians.

The 2018 Shortlist

  • Hamas Contained: The Rise and Pacification of Palestinian Resistance
  • Balfour in the Dock: J.M.N. Jeffries & the Case for the Prosecution
  •  The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine
  • In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood
  • Enclosure: Palestinian landscapes in a historical mirror
  • Brothers Apart: Palestinian citizens of Israel and the Arab world

Recommended Reading

  • Jerusalem stands alone
  • P is for Palestine
  • The Palestinian Table
  • Employing the enemy: The Story of Palestinian labourers on Israeli settlements