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Mousa Budeiri

Personal Info

  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
  • Born in: 1946
  • Age: 70
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Born in Jerusalem in 1946; received a BA in Political Science from Durham University, UK, and an MA in Military Studies from King’s College, London, in 1971; received a PhD in Political Science from the London School of Economics; was denied to return as he was ‘absent – studying abroad – in 1967; allowed to return under the family unification program in 1971; became a Professor of Philosophy and Cultural Studies at Birzeit University 1974; spent a year in Princeton; Director of the Center for Israeli Studies at Al-Quds University from 1997-2003; serves on the Advisory Board of the Jerusalem Quarterly File; threatened with deportation from Jerusalem after the Israeli Ministry of the Interior refused to renew his permanent residency status, the issue gained media attention and it was renewed; involved in Israeli-Palestinian dialogue encounters; writes in several journals like the Jerusalem Quarterly File, the Palestine-Israel Journal and The Journal of Palestine Studies; teaches Political Sciences at Al-Quds University; author of The Palestine Communist Party (1919-1948): Arab and Jew in the Struggle for Internationalism (London: Ithaca Press, 1979).


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