[act-ma] 3/17-19 Confronting Empire: Five Years of War in Iraq

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Sun Mar 16 20:38:59 PDT 2008

Monday, March 17- Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Harvard Law School, Cambridge

Confronting Empire: Five Years of War in Iraq
A Series of Lectures and Events at Harvard Law School

Monday, March 17

On Empire & (Re)Colonization in the Middle East, 5 pm,
Austin Hall, West Classroom

Hamid Dabashi, Professor of Iranian Studies, Columbia
University , and Author of the Forthcoming, Islamic
Liberation Theology: Resisting the Empire
Roger Owen, Professor of Middle East History, Harvard
University , and Author, State, Power and Politics in
the Making of the Modern Middle East
Duncan Kennedy, Harvard Law School , Moderator

[Refreshments will be served.]

Resisting Empire, 7 pm, Austin Hall, West Classroom

Catherine Lutz, Professor of Anthropology, Brown
University , and Author, Homefront: A Military City
and the American 20th Century
Karma Nabulsi, University Lecturer in International
Relations, Oxford University , and Author, Traditions
of War: Occupation, Resistance and the Law

Tuesday, March 18

Accumulation through Crisis: Global Stagflation and
the New Wars, 3 pm, Pound Hall, Room 107

Jonathan Nitzan, Professor of Political Economy, York
University , and Co-Author, The Global Political
Economy of Israel
Talha Syed, Harvard Law School , Discussant
Empire and Nation-Building, 5 pm, Pound Hall, Room 107
Noah Feldman, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School ,
and Author, What We Owe Iraq : War and the Ethics of
Duncan Kennedy, Professor of General Jurisprudence,
Harvard Law School , and Author, A Critique of

Wednesday, March 19

US Foreign Policy & Intervention in the Middle East,
12 pm, Austin Hall, North Classroom

Irene Gendzier, Professor of Political Science, Boston
University , and Author, Notes From the Minefield:
United States Intervention in Lebanon and the Middle
Howard Zinn, Historian and Author, A Peoplefs History
of the United States
Iraq in Fragments, 7 pm, Langdell Hall, South
Screening of James Longleyfs Iraq in Fragments, 2007
Academy Award Nominee for Best Documentary Feature
Faras Adel, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied
Sciences, Discussant

For more information, go to www.confrontingempire.com.
Brought to you by Unbound: Harvard Journal of the
Legal Left, HLS Peace, Justice for Palestine at HLS,
National Lawyersf Guild at HLS. Co-Sponsored by
Association for Justice in the Middle East and the KSG
Arab Caucus

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