award-winning journalist and writer specialising in the Middle East; author, Not the Enemy: Israel's Jews from Arab lands
Rachel Shabi has written extensively on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as well as the wider Middle East, for a variety of international media including the Guardian, The Times, Independent, Aljazeera English, Foreign Policy and the New Statesman. She regularly appears on TV and radio discussing the region. Her award-winning book, Not the Enemy: Israel’s Jews from Arab Lands, was published in 2009 and received a National Jewish Book award.
She received the International Media Awards Cutting Edge prize in 2013, the Anna Lindh Journalism Award for reporting across cultures in 2011, and was shortlisted for the Orwell Prize the same year.
She regularly appears as a commentator and newspaper reviewer on Sky news, the BBC and Aljazeera English
Follow Rachel on Twitter: @rachshabi
Saturday 22 October, 17.30 Pit Theatre