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Postgraduate Module Descriptor

ARAM252: Israeli Peace Movements

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.


NQF Level7
Credits15 ECTS Value7.5
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 1 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Nadia Naser-Najjab (Lecturer)





Available via distance learning


An outline of the historical context of Palestinian-Jewish relations during British Mandate and after the establishment of Israel. The impact of internal, regional and international dimensions on Israeli-Palestinian grassroots efforts. Palestinian National Movement, resistance strategies and struggle against the Israeli occupation. Role of PLO in rise of peace groups in Israel within the context of two-state solution. The impact of the first Intifada on Palestinians-Israeli grassroots efforts and actions. The nature Palestinian-Israeli joint efforts after Oslo agreements. The meaning of dialogue to both Palestinians and Israelis in the post-Oslo People-to-People program.  Impact of second Intifada on Palestinian-Israeli grassroots cooperation and the possible alternative solutions. The meaning of resistance and the concept of decolonisation.  

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