Palestine Book Awards 2021 - Watch it Live

24 November 2021

Join us online for the 10th year of the Palestine Book Awards – on Wednesday, 24 November 2021 at 6.30pm GMT.

The evening will begin with a keynote address by Haider Eid – an Associate Professor at Al-Aqsa University, a policy advisor at Al-Shabaka, and a member of the advisory committee of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel.

The keynote will be followed by a roundtable discussion with this year's shortlisted authors proving an opportunity to explore their books. Professor Eugene Rogan of St Anthony's College, Oxford, will moderate the dialogue with PBA Judge Prof Nur Masalha.

The winners of this year's Awards will then be announced.


The Shortlist

Meet the shortlisted authors for the Palestine Book Awards 2021:

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