Manuel Hassassian

Manuel Hassassian is the former Rector and Professor of Political Science at Bethlehem University and currently the Palestinian Ambassador in London.
Shared Histories
There is no single history of the development of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, there are always two narratives. The most prominent example is the event Palestinians mourn as their Nakba – their catastrophic dispersion in 1948 – and which Israelis and Jews around the world celebrate as Israel’s victorious War of Independence. Two conferences of Israeli and Palestinian historians and a book, Shared Histories, have examined these differing perceptions. Three prominent pa...