The Open University of Israel
Bashir Bashir

  Dr. Bashir Bashir

  Department of Sociology,Political Science and Communication

Updated: February 2016

Bashir Bashir is a political theorist. He is a senior lecturer in the department of sociology, political science and communication at the Open University of Israel and a research fellow at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute. His primary research interests are: democratic theory, nationalism and citizenship studies, multiculturalism, and the politics of reconciliation

 

Personal

Tel: 972-9-7781695
Fax: 972-9-7780660

E-mail: bashir@openu.ac.il

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Education

2001 - 2006 Ph.D., London School of Economics
Dissertation: Reconciling Historically Excluded and Disadvantaged Groups: Deliberative Democracy, Recognition and the Politics of Reconciliation
1999 - 2001 M.A., Political Theory, London School of Economics
1994 - 1998 B.A., Political Science, Sociology and Anthropology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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List of Publications

Edited Books:

With Yossi Yona, and Guy Ben-Porat (eds.), Multiculturalism and Public Policy in Israel (The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute and Hakibbutz Hameuchad- forthcoming). (in Hebrew)

With Amos Goldberg (eds.), The Holocaust and the Nakba: Memory, National Identity and Arab-Jewish Partnership (The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute and Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2015). (in Hebrew).

With Azar Dakwar (eds.), Rethinking the Politics of Israel/Palestine: Partition and Its Alternatives (Vienna: Bruno Kreisky Forum and S&D Group, 2014). http://issuu.com/brunokreiskyforum/docs/rethinking_-_the_politics_of_israel

With Will Kymlicka (eds.), The Politics of Reconciliation in Multicultural Societies (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008).

Journal Articles:

‘On Citizenship and Citizenship Education; A Levantine Approach and Reimagining Israel/Palestine’, Citizenship Studies, 19(6-7), 2015: 502-519.

With Amos Goldberg, ‘Deliberating the Holocaust and the Nakba: Disruptive Empathy and Binationalism in Israel/Palestine’, Journal of Genocide Research, 16(1), 2014: 77-99.

‘Reconciling Historical Injustices: Deliberative Democracy and the Politics of Reconciliation’, Res Publica, 18(2), 2012: 127-143.

‘Engaging with the Injustice/Justice of Zionism: New Challenges to Palestinian Nationalism’, Ethical Perspectives, 18(4), 2011: 632-645.

(Essay Review- Hebrew) ‘An Independent Palestine: A Promise Yet to Come’, Theory and Criticism, 31, 2008.

Articles in Edited Volumes:

‘Neutralizing history and memory in divided societies:  the case of making peace in Palestine/Israel’, in Sille Storihle et al. (eds.) The Goodness Regime (New York-Berlin: Strenberg Press, forthcoming).

‘Where now for Israel/Palestine?’, in Bashir Bashir and Azar Dakwar (eds.) Rethinking the politics of Israel/Palestine (Vienna: Bruno Kreisky Forum, forthcoming).
‘New phase of Palestinian nationalism’, in Bashir Bashir and Azar Dakwar (eds.) Rethinking the politics of Israel/Palestine (Vienna: Bruno Kreisky Forum, forthcoming).

‘Civic Education in Israel: Between Ethno-nationalism and Decolonization of the “Israeliness”’ in Dan Avnon (ed.) Civic Education in Israel (Tel-Aviv- Am Oved, 2013), pp. 276-287. (in Hebrew)

‘An Initial Contribution toward Renewing The Palestinian Political Thought on the Palestinian Question: Nationalism Reconsidered’, in Hani Masri (ed.), The Palestinian Cause: Reviewing the Experience and the Prospects of Changing the Strategic Path (Al- Bireh- Masarat, 2012), pp. 201-224. (in Arabic)

‘Politik der Versöhnung’, in Isolde Charim und Gertraud Auer Borea (HG.), Lebensmodell Diaspora:  Über moderne Nomaden (Bielefeld: Transcript Verlag, 2012), pp. 227-235. (in German)

‘The Jewish Character of the State and the New Grammar in Palestine/Israel’, in Honaida Ghanim and Antwane Shalhat (eds.), The Meaning of a Jewish State (Ramallah: Madar, the Palestinian Forum for Israeli Studies, 2011), pp. 83-93. (in Arabic)

‘Il risarcimento delle minoranze sociali storicamente oppresse: la democrazia deliberativa e le politiche di riconciliazione’ in Antonio Carnevale and Irene Strazzeri (eds.), Lotte, riconoscimento, diritti (Perugia: Morlacchi University Press, 2010), pp. 353-384. (in Italian)

‘Bi-national State in Israel/ Palestine: a Moral and Practical Solution’, in Hani Masri (ed.) 3rd Annual Conference: Towards a Palestinian Strategy Capable of Realizing the Palestinian National Aims (Ramallah: Palestinian Centre for Media and Research- Badal, 2009), pp. 132-138.

‘Accommodating Historically Oppressed Social Groups: Deliberative Democracy and the Politics of Reconciliation’ in Will Kymlicka and Bashir Bashir (eds.), The Politics of Reconciliation in Multicultural Societies (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008), pp. 48-69.

With Will Kymlicka, ‘Struggles for Inclusion and Reconciliation in Modern Democracies’ in Will Kymlicka and Bashir Bashir (eds.), The Politics of Reconciliation in Multicultural Societies (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008), pp. 1-24.

Encyclopedia Entry:

‘Reconciliation, Politics of and Excluded Groups’, in The Sage Encyclopedia of Diversity in Education. James Banks (ed.). (Sage Publications, 2012)

Other Publications:

‘Alternatives to Partition: A New Grammar in Israel/Palestine’, This Week in Palestine, 173, (2012): 4-8.

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