Salman Abu Sitta

Salman Abu Sitta

Salman Abu Sitta was born in 1937 in Ma‘in Abu Sitta, in the Beersheba district of mandate Palestine. An engineer by profession, he is best known for his cartographic work on Palestine and his work on the Palestinian Right of Return. He is the author of six books and over 300 articles and papers on Palestine, including The Atlas of Palestine, 1917–1966 (2010). He is the founder and president of the Palestine Land Society

The 2019 Shortlist

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