- Affiliation: University of Exeter, U.K.
Ilan Pappé is a Professor in the Institute for Arab and Islamic Studies at the University of Exeter, Director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies in Exeter and the Co-Director of the Exeter Centre for Ethno-Political Studies. He was the academic head and founder of the Institute for Peace Studies in Givat Haviva, Israel (1992-2000) and the Chair of the Emil Touma Institute for Palestinian Studies in Haifa (2000-2008). His recent books include The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine (2006) and The Modern Middle East (2005).
Books by Ilan Pappé
Israel, South Africa and the Apartheid Question
Edited by Ilan Pappé
Assesses the parallels between the Zionist and apartheid regimes, as well as their implications for international law, activism and policy making. Within the already heavily polarized debate on the Israeli–Palestinian conflict, parallels between Israel and apartheid South Africa remain highly contentious. A number of prominent academic and political commentators, including former US president Jimmy Carter, have argued that Israel’s treatment of its Arab-Israeli citizens and the people… (more information)
The Struggle for Academic Freedom in Israel
Even before he wrote his bestselling book The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, historian Ilan Pappe was a controversial figure in Israel. In Out of the Frame, he gives a full account of his break with mainstream Israeli scholarship and its consequences. Growing up in a conventional Israeli community influenced by the utopian visions of Theodor Herzl, Pappe was barely aware of the Nakbah in his high school years. Here he traces his journey of discovery from the whispers of Palestinian classmates… (more information)