Louis Fishman is an Assistant Professor of history at Brooklyn College, CIty University of New York. His work questions Palestinian and Israeli history during the late Ottoman period, Palestinian-Israeli conflict, modern Turkey and late Ottoman history. He is interested in the construction of nationalism, state-building and historical narratives. His publications include: The Haram al-Sharif Incident: Palestinian Notables versus the Ottoman Administration, Journal of Palestine Studies, 135, Vol. XXXXIV, Number 3, Spring 2005 and The Emergence of a “Jewish” Question in Istanbul 1908-1914: Zionism, Anti-Semitism, and the 1911 Ottoman Parliament Debate on Zionism,” in Ben-Bassat, Yuval and Eyal Ginio (eds.), Late Ottoman Palestine: The Period of Young Turk Rule (London: I.B. Tauris, 2011). His forthcoming book is titled Claiming the Homeland: The Rise of Jewish Hegemony and Palestinian Protest.