2016

Erased from Space and Consciousness

Erased from Space and Consciousness

Author(s):

Noga Kadman

Publisher:

Indiana University Press

Published:

September 2015
Hundreds of Palestinian villages were left empty across Israel when their residents became refugees after the 1948 war, their lands and property confiscated. Most of the villages were razed by the new State of Israel, but in dozens of others,...

Gaza Unsilenced

Gaza Unsilenced

Author(s):

Refaat Alareer

Publisher:

Just World Books

Published:

July 2015
During Israel’s lengthy 2014 assault on Gaza, voices within and outside Gaza rose in desperate protest. Using numerous creative means, Palestinians and their allies bore witness to the Israeli attacks—and to the crushing siege that...

Jaffa Shared and Shattered

Jaffa Shared and Shattered

Publisher:

Indiana University Press

Published:

August 2015
Binational cities play a pivotal role in situations of long-term conflict, and few places have been more marked by the tension between intimate proximity and visceral hostility than Jaffa, one of the ‘mixed towns’ of Israel/Palestine....

The Politics of Suffering

The Politics of Suffering

Author(s):

Nell Gabiam

Publisher:

Indiana University Press

Published:

May 2016
The Politics of Suffering examines the confluence of international aid, humanitarian relief, and economic development within the space of the Palestinian refugee camp. Nell Gabiam describes the interactions between UNRWA, the United Nations agency...

Past Winners

  • 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
  • Drawing the Kafr Qasem Massacre
  • The Biggest Prison on Earth: A History of the Occupied Territories
  • Palestinians in Syria: Nakba Memories of Shattered Communities