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Human Shields and the Force of Discrimination


Institute For Middle East Studies

Join IMES for a discussion with Neve Gordon regarding human rights.


  • Neve Gordon is an associate professor of politics and government at Ben Gurion University. His research focuses on human rights, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and political theory. His first book, Israel’s OccupationOpens in a new window, was published in 2008 by the University of California Press, and his second book, The Human Right to DominateOpens in a new window(written with Nicola Perugini) was published by Oxford University Press in July 2015. Gordon has edited two volumes, one on torture in Israel (with Ruchama Marton) and the other on marginalized perspectives on human rights. He has published over 30 articles in academic journals and is currently working on a new book project dealing with human shields. Gordon has been a member at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, and a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, Brown University, and the University of Michigan.