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Nadim Khoury

Nadim Khoury

Associate Professor

Phone number
+47 61 28 85 70

Inland School of Business and Social Sciences
Department of Law
Campus Lillehammer

Short description

Nadim Khoury is an Associate Professor at the Department of Law, Philosophy, and International Studies, where he teaches courses in the history of political thought and international relations. Prior to joining the department, he was an assistant professor in political science at Al-Quds Bard College (occupied Palestinian territories, US) and postdoctoral fellow at the department of philosophy at the Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø. He holds a Ph.D. in political theory (University of Virginia, 2012) and an MA in philosophy (University Charles-de-Gaulle, Lille 3).

Nadim's research interests include transitional justice, nationalism, colonialism, and collective memory, with a focus on Palestine/Israel. Currently, he is working on a book manuscript entitled Partitioning Memory that critically examines the memory regime created by the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

List of publications

“Israel and Palestinian Peoplehood: The Power to Eliminate and the Power to Constitute,” Confluences Méditerranée, Vol.117, No. 2 (2021)

“Transitional Justice in Israel/Palestine: Whose Justice? Which Transition” in Leila Farsakh (ed), Rethinking Statehood in Palestine. Berkeley: University of California Press (2021)

“Postnational memory: Narrating the Holocaust and the Nakba,” Philosophy and Social Criticism, Vol.46, No.1 (2020)

“Holocaust/Nakba and the Counterpublic of Memory” in Bashir Bashir & Amos Goldberg (eds), The Holocaust and the Nakba: A New Grammar of Conflicting Historical Traumas. New York: Columbia University Press (2018)

“Plotting Stories After War: Towards a Methodology for Negotiating Identity,” European Journal of International Relations, Vol.24, No.2 (2018)

“Political Reconciliation: With or Without Grand Narratives,” Constellations: An International Journal of Critical and Democratic Theory, Vol.24, No.2 (2017)

“National Narratives and the Oslo Peace Process: How Peacebuilding Paradigms Affect Conflicts Over History,” Nations and Nationalism, Vol. 22, No.3 (2016)


Postal Address

Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences
Postboks 400
2418 Elverum