We use cookies. By browsing our site you agree to our use of cookies. Accept this cookie to hide this message Find out more

OCMS Community Login

OCMS members use your username* to log in to access restricted website content and your personal menu on the community page.

* Your username is the part of your OCMS email address that comes before @ocms.ac.uk and should be used along with your normal OCMS network password.

Members Login Here

Login Form



Dr F Macchia

Professor of Systematic Theology, Vanguard University, CA


BA, MA, PhD (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London)
Reader in Religion and Politics and Director of the Centre for Religion and History and of the Holy Land Research Project, St Mary's University College (University of Surrey)
Formerly: Senior lecturer, School of Theology, Philosophy and History
Areas: Religion and conflict; Peace Studies, especially Middle East and Palestine/Israel
Research: Religion, politics and the peace process in the Middle East; Holy Land (Palestine/Israel) Studies, ancient, medieval and modern; Islamic Revivalism since 1967
Regions: Middle East, particularly Palestine/Israel
Publications: Dr Masalha publishes in English, Spanish and Arabic. Recent publications include: ‘The Bible and Zionism: Invented Traditions, Archaeology and Post-Colonialism in Israel-Palestine’, London: Zed Books (2007). ‘Expulsion of the Palestinians’, Buenos Aires, editorial Canaán, (2007) ‘Catastrophe Remembered: Essays in Memory of Edward W. Said’, London: Zed Books, (editor, 2005). ‘Politicas De La Negación: Israel Y Los Refugiados Palestininos’, Barcelona: Edicions Bellaterra (2005). ‘The Nakba, Memory and Identity’, Ramallah: Madar-Palestinian Centre for Israeli Studies (editor, 2007). ‘The Politics of Denial: Israel and the Palestinian Refugee Problem’, London: Pluto Press (2003). ‘Imperial Israel and the Palestinians: The Politics of Expansion’, 1967-2000’, London: Pluto Press (2000)

Student blog

Terry Garde - Kenya Fieldwork Diary

Jeremiah Johnston (OCMS Alumnus)

Flora and the OCMS family

Usha Reifsnider

Interfaith and International Vigil for Peace

Worku Mohammed

Anonymous Student - This student wishes to remain anonymous due to the sensitive situation he currently works in

Student blog

Students are encouraged to submit blog entries for this space, either about their time in residence in Oxford, or their work in the field, or their life outside of OCMS.