The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies and the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies have published the 38th issue (Autumn 2021) of the quarterly peer-reviewed journal Omran, dedicated to the social sciences. Following an introduction by guest editor Nadim Rouhana, this issue includes six studies in a special issue on Settler Colonialism and the Palestinian-Zionist Struggle: "Settler Colonialism or Apartheid: Do We Have to Choose?" by Azmi Bishara; "Zionism and the Dilemma of Legitimizing Settler Colonialism: Religious Discourse as a Response to the Palestinian Resistance" by Nadim Rouhana; "Rethinking the Condition of Indirect Rule: Metamorphosis of the Israeli Colonial Governance and the Palestinian Resistance" by Hani Awad & Maryam Hawari; "Islamophobia, Antisemitism, Zionism, Settler Colonialism" by Lorenzo Veracini; "Where in the World is Palestine?" by Hamid Dabashi; and "International Law and Settler Colonialism in Historical Palestine" by Ilan Pappe. Also provided is a translation of Lila Abu-Lughod's "Imagining Palestine's Alter-Natives: Settler Colonialism and Museum Politics" by Aamer Ibraheem.
The book review section includes Ahmed Mamoun's review of The Hundred Years' War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance 1917-2017 by Rashid Khalidi; Yara Nassar's review of Decolonizing Palestine: Hamas between the Anticolonial and the Postcolonial by Somdeep Sen; Maryam AlHajri's review of Neither Settler nor Native: The Making and Unmaking of Permanent Minorities by Mahmood Mamdani; and, finally, Ihab Maharmeh's review of Stone Men: The Palestinians Who Built Israel by Andrew Ross.