Advisory Board Member
(Majallat al-Dirasat al-Filastiniyya )
Jamil Hilal is a sociologist at Birzeit University and a senior research fellow at the Palestinian Institution for the Study of Democracy (Muwatin) in Ramallah. He is a member of the Editorial Board of IPS's Arabic language journal, مجلة الدراسات الفلسطينية (Majalla al-Dirasat al-Filastiniyya). Hilal previously served as lecturer at the University of Durham, and was a research fellow at Oxford University. He is a founding member of the Palestinian Poverty Commission and a major contributor to its 1998 National Poverty Report. Hilal has been a member of the Palestinian National Council since 1983. Selected Publications: Where Now to Palestine, the Demise of the Two State Solution, ed. (Z Books, 2006); The Formation of the Palestinian Elite: From the Palestinian National Movement to the Rise of the Palestinian Authority (Ramallah and Amman: 2002); Towards a Palestinian Social Security System, a joint publication in English and Arabic (Ramallah: 1999); The Palestinian Political System after Oslo, published in Arabic (Beirut and Ramallah: 1998), revised edition published in 2006.
Ibrahim Ghosheh, Abu Ali Mustafa, Elias Shoufani, Jamil Hilal, George Dib, Abdullah Hourani, Ali Jarbawi, Muhammad Hussayn Fadlallah, Nayef Hawatmeh, Adnan Abu Odeh, Gamil Mattar, Mohammad Sayyed Ahmad