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Department of the Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East

Professor Colin Shindler

BSc (Leicester), MSc (North London), PhD (Middlesex)

Overview

Colin Shindler
Department of the Languages and Cultures of Near and Middle East

Pears Senior Research Fellow in Israel Studies

Centre for Jewish Studies

Member

London Middle East Institute (LMEI)

Member

SOAS Food Studies Centre

Member, SOAS Food Studies Centre

European Association of Israel Studies

Emeritus Professor

Name:
Professor Colin Shindler
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4358
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
418

Teaching

Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised

Expertise

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Available for
  • TV
  • Radio
  • Press
  • Briefings
  • Special Study Programmes
  • Short Term Consultancy
Regional Expertise
  • Near and Middle East
Country Expertise
  • Israel
  • Palestine
Languages
  • Hebrew

Publications

Authored Books

Shindler, Colin (2014) The Rise of the Israeli Right. Cambridge University Press. (Forthcoming)

Shindler, Colin (2012) Israel and the European Left: Between Solidarity and Delegitimisation. New York: Continuum.

Shindler, Colin (2010) The Triumph of Military Zionism. Nationalism and the Origins of the Israeli Right. London: I.B. Tauris.

Shindler, Colin (2008) A History of Modern Israel. Cambridge University Press.

Shindler, Colin (2007) What Do Zionists Believe? London: Granta Books.

Shindler, Colin (2002) The Land Beyond Promise: Israel, Likud and the Zionist Dream. I.B. Tauris.

Shindler, Colin (1995) Israel, Likud and the Zionist Dream: Power, Politics and Ideology from Begin to Netanyahu. IB Tauris.

Shindler, Colin (1991) Ploughshares into Swords? Israelis and Jews in the Shadow of the Intifada. I.B. Tauris.

Shindler, Colin (1978) Exit Visa: Détente, Human Rights and the Jewish Emigration Movement in the USSR. Bachman & Turner.

Edited Books

Shindler, Colin, ed. (2013) Israel and the World Powers: Diplomatic Alliances and International Relations Beyond the Middle East. I. B. Tauris. (Library of International Relations) (In Press)

Book Chapters

Shindler, Colin (2013) 'Zionism.' In: The Routledge Companion to the Israel-Palestine Conflict. Routledge. (Forthcoming)

Shindler, Colin (2012) 'Essay on Israel.' In: The Histories of the World. Thames and Hudson. (Forthcoming)

Shindler, Colin (2007) 'The Place of Israel in British Jewish Identity.' In: Ben-Moshe, Danny and Segev, Zohar, (eds.), Israel, the Diaspora and Jewish Identity. London: Sussex Academic Press.

Shindler, Colin (2003) 'The "Thunderer" and the Coming of the Shoah: 1933-1942.' In: Shapiro, R. M., (ed.), Why Didn't the Press Shout? American and International Journalism During the Holocaust. Yeshiva University Press & KTAV Publishing House, pp. 151-173.

Shindler, Colin (2003) 'Reading The Guardian: Jews, Israel-Palestine and the Origins of Irritation.' In: Parfitt, T. and Egorova, Y., (eds.), Jews, Muslims and Mass Media. London: Routledge Curzon, pp. 157-177.

Shindler, Colin (2002) 'Likud and the Search for Eretz Israel: From the Bible to the Twenty First Century.' In: Karsh, E, (ed.), Israel: The First Hundred Years Vol III Israeli Politics and Society Since 1948 Problems of Collective Identity. Frank Cass, pp. 91-117.

Shindler, Colin (2001) 'The View from the Right: From Jabotinsky to Netanyahu.' In: Greenspoon, Leonard J. and Simkins, Ronald A., (eds.), Studies in Jewish Civilization Volume 11: "A Land Flowing With Milk an Honey" Visions of Israel from Biblical to Modern Times. P. Creighton University Press, pp. 297-317.

Shindler, Colin (2000) 'London; Meir Kahane.' In: Terry, M, (ed.), Reader's Guide to Judaism. Fitzroy Dearborn, 333-334; 381-382.

Articles

Shindler, Colin (2009) 'Opposing Partition: the Zionist Predicaments after the Shoah.' Israel Studies, 14 (2). pp. 88-104.

Shindler, Colin (2005) 'Modèles pour les radicaux: Nationalisme et les origins de la droite israélienne.' Revue Européenne de Études Hébraïques (11). pp. 63-83.

Shindler, Colin (2005) 'The Assassination of Rabin: Attempting to Nullify Oslo.' Striving for Peace: The Legacy of Yitzhak Rabin . pp. 53-58.

Shindler, Colin (2004) 'The Israeli Barrier.' Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies Newsbrief, 24 (3).

Shindler, Colin (2003) 'The Israeli Election: Sharon as the Status Quo.' Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies Newsletter, vol.23 . pp. 3-5.

Shindler, Colin (2002) 'Jabotinsky and Ukrainian Nationalism: A Reinterpretation.' East European Jewish Affairs, vol. 3 . pp. 122-131.

Shindler, Colin (2002) 'Likud and the Search for Eretz Israel: From the Bible to the Twenty First Century.' Israel Affairs, vol. 8 . pp. 91-117.

Shindler, Colin (2001) 'Vladimir Jabotinsky and Ukrainian Nationalism: A Reinterpretation.' East European Jewish Affairs, 31 (2). pp. 122-131.

Shindler, Colin (2000) 'Likud and the Christian Dispensationalists: A Symbiotic Relationship.' Israel Studies, vol. 5 . pp. 153-182.

Shindler, Colin (1999) 'Barak, the Election and the Wye Agreement.' International Institute for Strategic Studies: Strategic Comments, vol. 5 .

Shindler, Colin (1999) 'The PLO in the World Order.' Terrorism and Political Violence, 11 no. . pp. 151-160.

Conference or Workshop Items

Shindler, Colin (2002) Vladimir Jabotinsky, the Baltic States and the Legacy of Revisionist Zionism. In: Jews in a Changing World, 20-22 November 2001, The University of Latvia (Riga).

Book Reviews

Shindler, Colin (2009) 'Review of 'Hamas vs Fatah: The Struggle for Palestine' by Jonathan Schanzer.' Asian Affairs, 11 (2).

Shindler, Colin (2009) 'Review of 'Yigal Allon, Native Son: A Biography by Anita Shapira'. Translated by Evelyn Abel.' Middle Eastern Studies, 45 (1). pp. 149-153.

Shindler, Colin (2009) 'Review of 'A History of Palestine: From the Ottoman Conquest to the Founding of the State of Israel' by Gudrun Krämer.' Journal of Israeli History, 28 (1). pp. 79-83.

Shindler, Colin (2008) 'Review of Giora Goldberg, 'Ben-Gurion against the Knesset'.' International Journal of Middle East Studies, 40 (1). pp. 152-154.

Shindler, Colin (2003) 'The New Israel: Peacemaking and Liberalisation.' Political Studies, 50 (5).

Shindler, Colin (2002) 'Exile from Exile: Israeli Writers from Iraq.' Bulletin of the Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies, 2 (2).

Other

Shindler, Colin (2009) 'Tel Aviv at 100: A Short Walk to Modernity.' In: The Jewish Year Book 2009. Edgware: Vallentine Mitchell.

Shindler, Colin (2000) 'Meir Kahane; London.' New York: The Reader's Guide to Judaism / ed. Dr Michael Terry , Jewish Theological Seminary.

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