Her forthcoming book, Return,
is due in 2015.

Tristram Hunt"A Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"

Dr Ghada Karmi

Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter



Ghada Karmi is an honorary research fellow and lecturer at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies.

She has been an Associate Fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, where she worked on a reconciliation project in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

Previous academic roles have been at the School of Oriental and African Studies and at Leeds University.

Most of her recent research has been on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and has appeared widely on the British and Arab media and also contributes articles on Middle Eastern subjects to the Arabic and British press.

She is a Palestinian born in Jerusalem, but spent most of her life in Britain, where she studied medicine and initially practised as a physician. She specialised in public health and attained consultant status in 1989. Her special interest was in the health and social conditions of ethnic minorities, migrants and asylum seekers. As such, she established and was the head of the first NHS Ethnic Health Unit in Britain.