Skip to content

Other publications


Co-ed. with Ben Gidley, Antisemitism and Islamophobia in Europe: A Shared Story? (Palgrave Macmillan, pbk, 2017).

The Zionist Masquerade: The Birth of the Anglo-Zionist Alliance, 1914-1918 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2007). Long-listed for the 2009 Longman/History Today Book of the Year Prize.

Journal Special Issue

Ed., ‘Islamophobia and Surveillance: Genealogies of a Global Order’, Ethnic and Racial Studies, (articles online 2017).

Articles and book chapters

‘The Figure of the Fanatic: A Rebel Against Christian Sovereignty‘, Ethnic and Racial Studies  (Dec. 2017- online), pp. 1-18.

‘Does Europe’s Far Right Hate Muslims the Same Way They Hate Jews?’, Ha’aretz, 1 Dec. 2017.

‘The Balfour Declaration’s Deep Anti-Semitism and Racism- And Why it Still Matters’, Ha’aretz, 26 Oct. 2017.

British Imperialism and ‘The Tribal Question’: Desert Administration and Nomadic Societies in the Middle East, 1919-1936  by Robert S.G. Fletcher, Twentieth Century British History, Vol. 28 (3) (Sept. 2017), pp. 474-6. (review)

‘The End of the Semites’, in James Renton and Ben Gidley (eds) Antisemitism and Islamophobia in Europe: A Shared Story? (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).

With Ben Gidley, ‘The Shared Story of Europe’s Ideas of the Muslim and the Jew: A Diachronic Framework’, in James Renton and Ben Gidley (eds), Antisemitism and Islamophobia in Europe: A Shared Story? (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).

‘The British Empire’s Jewish Question and the Post-Ottoman Future’, in David Wertheim (ed.), The Jew as Legitimation (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017).

‘The Shared Story of Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism’, Interview, ProMosaik/MintPress News, 22 June 2016.

‘Europe’s Undeclared War on Islam’, Middle East Monitor, 8 March 2016.

‘The Post-Colonial Caliphate: Islamic State and the Memory of Sykes-Picot’, The Conversation (Australia), 23 Feb. 2016/’Décrypter Daech : le califat et le spectre des accords Sykes-Picot’, The Conversation (France), 4 Mar. 2016.

‘Why is Europe Desperate to Spy on its Muslims?’, openDemocracy, 23 September 2015.

‘The West’s War Against Palestinian ‘Extremism’ is Doomed to Fail‘, The Conversation, 3 August 2014.

‘The Age of Nationality and the Origins of the Zionist-Palestinian Conflict’, The International History Review, Vol. 35, No. 3 (2013), pp. 576-599.

‘Should Britain Apologise for the Balfour Declaration?‘, Ha’aretz, 29 April 2013. Hebrew edition, 19 May 2013.

‘Yad Chaim Weizmann and the Westernness of Israel’, Jewish Historical Studies, Vol. 44 (2012), pp. 27-50.

‘British Pan-Arab Policy, 1915-1922: A Critical Appraisal by Isaiah Friedman’(review), Israel Studies, Vol. 17, No. 1 (Spring 2012), pp. 180-183.

‘Moses Montefiore: Jewish Liberator, Imperial Hero by Abigail Green’ (review), Journal of Modern Jewish Studies, Vol. 11, No. 2 (2012), pp. 291-293.

‘Palestine’s UN Bid: Lessons from the History of Zionism‘, openDemocracy, 21 September 2011.

‘Interpreting the Balfour Declaration: A Marriage of History and Politics?’, Teaching History, 143 (June 2011), pp. 50-51.

‘Jerusalem: From the Ottomans to the British by Roberto Mazza’, (review) Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, Vol. 73, No. 3 (Oct. 2010), pp. 538-540.

‘WikiLeaks: Imperial Precedent‘, openDemocracy, 21st December 2010.

‘Flawed Foundations: The Balfour Declaration and the Palestine Mandate’, in R. Miller (ed.), Britain, Palestine and Empire: The Mandate Years (Farnham: Ashgate, 2010), pp. 15-37.

‘Forgotten Lessons: Palestine and the British Empire’, openDemocracy, 19 March 2010.

‘Churchill’s Promised Land: Zionism and Statecraft by Michael Makovsky’, (review) Diplomacy & Statecraft, Vol. 19, No. 2 (2008), pp. 367-369.

‘Changing Languages of Empire and the Orient: Britain and the Invention of the Middle East, 1917-1918’, The Historical Journal, 50, 3 (Sept. 2007), pp.645-667.

‘Reconsidering Chaim Weizmann and Moses Gaster in the Founding Mythology of Zionism,’ in Michael Berkowitz (ed.), Nationalism, Zionism and Ethnic Mobilization of the Jews in 1900 and Beyond (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2004), pp.129-152.

‘A Broken Trust: Herbert Samuel, Zionism and the Palestinians by Sahar Huneidi’, (review) Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies, Vol. 21, No. 3 (Spring 2003), pp. 197-200.

‘The Israel/Palestine Question edited by Ilan Pappé’, (review) The European Legacy: Toward New Paradigms, Vol. 7, No. 2 (2002), pp. 261-263.

‘The Middle East and Europe: The Power Deficit edited by B.A. Roberson’, (review) The European Legacy: Toward New Paradigms, Vol. 7, No. 1 (2002), pp. 139-141.

‘Between Memory and Desire: The Middle East in a Troubled Age by R. Stephen Humphreys’, (review) The European Legacy: Toward New Paradigms, Vol. 6, No. 6 (2001), pp. 857-859.

‘Science, Jews, and Secular Culture by David A. Hollinger’, (review) The European Legacy: Toward New Paradigms, Vol. 6, No. 4 (2001), pp. 559-561.

‘The Historiography of the Balfour Declaration: Toward a Multi-Causal Framework,’ The Journal of Israeli History, 19, 2 ([published 2000] 1998), pp. 109-129.