List your profile here...FREE

Virtual Palestine: An Online Tour of Palestine
People Profiles
Saleh Abdul-Jawad Hamayel
Al-Bireh, Ramallah, Palestine
(1952-    )
Saleh Abdul Jawad - Born in Al-Bireh in 1952; PhD (1986) in Political Science; Professor of History and Political Science at Birzeit University since 1981
Home > Palestine > People Profiles > GHI > Saleh Abdul-Jawad Hamayel

Saleh Abdul Jawad

Born in Al-Bireh in 1952; son of Abdul Jawad Saleh Hamayel; joined the Palestinian national movement in 1968; was imprisoned three times by Israeli authorities without trial;

Active in the PLO but has been critical of some of Chairman Yasser Arafat’s stances since 1971; studied at Cairo University and was active in both the GUPS and the Egyptian student movement, for which he was repeatedly imprisoned in 1972-73; graduated with a BA in Political Science in 1974; shifted his political positions in the mid-1970s from believing in armed struggle to believing in institutionalization and non-violent resistance;

Continued his studies and received an MA (1979) and PhD (1986) in Political Science from Paris X-Nanterre University;

Works as Professor of History and Political Science at Birzeit University since 1981; served as Director of Birzeit’s Research Center from 1994-97; was a researcher and Visiting Professor at various international academic institutions, incl. the French National Center for Social Research (1989), the Free University, Brussels (1990), the Orient Institute, Hamburg (1990), the Vilanova University, Pennsylvania (Fulbright Fellow, 1998), the Pantheon, Paris (2003), the French M aison des Sciences de L’Homme (2003), and Harvard University (2004); emphasizes the term “Sociocide” in understanding the Israeli policies in the OPT, referring to the pressures of destruction, Judaization and expulsion imposed on the Palestinian people; spoke out against the militarization of the second Palestinian Intifada in 2000;

Specialized in the Palestinian Question, the Arab-Israeli conflict and the documentation of Palestinian collective memory; among his books are: The Israeli Assassination Policy in the Aqsa Intifada (JMCC, Dec. 2001) and Palestinians and the Historiography of the 1948 War (Muwatin, 2005).

Source: Passia Org.
and others

Do you know something we don't?
Contact Us
Added: May 2006
Virtual Gaza Strip: An Online Tour of Gaza Strip
Palestine Recipes: A Collection of Recipes from Palestine
Palestinian Costume: A Collection of Traditional Costumes from Palestine
Palestinian Crafts: A Collection of Traditional Crafts from Palestine
Virtual Jerusalem: An Online Tour of Jerusalem Informational Resources about Gaza Strip and Palestine - North Gaza, Gaza, Deir El Balah, Khan Younis and Rafah.
More Profiles from my Homeland Ramallah

North Gaza : Gaza : Deir El Balah : Khan Younis : Rafah
© 2006 Informational Resources about Gaza Strip and Palestine.
Terms of Use : Privacy Policy : Fair Use Notice

Saleh Abdul-Jawad Hamayel