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By Neil Caplan
Ph.D., London School of Economics and Political Science
A native of Montreal, Neil Caplan received an MA in Canadian Studies from Carleton University, Ottawa, and a Ph.D. in Politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (University of London). Since retiring from teaching in 2008 he has held an affiliate position in the Department of History of Concordia University and is Scholar-in-Residence at Vanier College, both in Montreal. An internationally respected researcher and scholar of the Arab-Israel conflict, he is the author of numerous scholarly articles and eight books, including Futile Diplomacy, a documentary history of Zionist-Arab and Arab-Israeli negotiations, 1913-1956 (4 vols., re-issued 2015, Routledge Library Editions). He has co-authored, with Laura Z. Eisenberg, Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace: Patterns, Problems, Possibilities (2nd ed. 2010, Indiana UP). With Yaakov Sharett, he co-edited and translated My Struggle for Peace: The Diary of Moshe Sharett, 1953-1956 (3 vols. 2019, Indiana UP). Sharett was Israel’s first Foreign Minister and its second Prime Minister. Caplan’s latest book is the second edition of The Israel-Palestine Conflict: Contested Histories (2019, Wiley-Blackwells) -- a book-length expansion of his 2004 tolerance.ca essay, ''Israelis and Palestinians: Victims versus Victims.''

 
Articles in this column
By Neil Caplan, Ph.D., London School of Economics and Political Science, Member of Tolerance.ca®
On Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Gelber Centre, veteran British journalist Ian Black will be speaking on “Israelis and Palestinians: Contested Past, Uncertain Future.” (Full Story)
By Neil Caplan, Ph.D., London School of Economics and Political Science, Member of Tolerance.ca®
In his recent book, No End of Conflict, independent security expert and peace process researcher Yossi Alpher sees no imminent solution to a dangerous, deteriorating conflict. (Full Story)
By Neil Caplan, Ph.D., London School of Economics and Political Science, Member of Tolerance.ca®
Making skillful use of hundreds of hours of videotaped interviews and his privileged access to all of the major players, Enderlin recently published Le Rêve brisé, which became an immediate bestseller in France (Paris: Fayard, 2002). During the summer of 2002, PBS/Frontline aired a 2-hour television documentary, based exclusively on Enderlin's research and interviews. Shattered Dreams: The Failure of the Peace process in the Middle East, 1995-2002, is the English version of the French bestseller. (Full Story)

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