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About Jacob Norris

Jacob Norris is a lecturer in Middle Eastern History at Sussex University.  He is the author of Land of Progress: Palestine in the Age of Colonial Development, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013.   


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Julian Richards

Julian Richards is managing editor of openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The Battle of Algiers transposed into a Palestinian key

Algeria partnershipCinematic representations of the Palestinian struggle against Israeli occupation frequently invoke The Battle of Algiers as a point of reference. This reflects a long history of Palestinian identification with the Algerian independence movement and more specifically with Pontecorvo’s film.

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