The Future of the Palestinian Refugees: Activities of the Refugees Working Group in the Multilateral Negotiations and the Quadripartite Committee

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This is the second in the series of monographs on the final-status issues in the Palestinian-Israeli negotiations, dealing with the activity of the Refugee Working Group (1948 refugees) in the multilateral negotiations launched by the Madrid conference. The study also discusses the workings of the Quadripartite Committee on Displaced Persons (1967 refugees). The author discusses the issue of refugees in great detail, exploring it from a number of different angles.

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About the Author(s)

Salim TAMARI is IPS senior fellow and the former director of the IPS-affiliated Institute of Jerusalem Studies. He is editor of Jerusalem Quarterly and Hawliyyat al Quds.

He is professor of sociology at Birzeit University and an adjunct professor at the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University. He has authored several works on urban culture, political sociology, biography and social history, and the social history of the Eastern Mediterranean. Recent publications include: Year of the Locust: Palestine and Syria during WWI (UC Press, 2010) Ihsan's War: The Intimate Life of an Ottoman Soldier (IPS, Beirut, 2008); The Mountain Against the Sea (University of California Press, 2008); Biography and Social History of Bilad al Sham (edited with I. Nassar,2007, Beirut IPS); Pilgrims, Lepers, and Stuffed Cabbage: Essays on Jerusalem's Cultural History (edited, with I. Nassar, IJS, 2005) and Essays on the Cultural History of Ottoman and Mandate Jerusalem (editor, IJS, 2005).

Tamari has served as visiting professor, University of California at Berkeley (2005, 2007, 2008); Eric Lane Fellow, Cambridge University (2008); lecturer in Mediterranean Studies Venice University (2002-present); among other posts.


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Second (First, 1996)
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