[act-ma] 3/25 Israel/Palestine Boston College Class Report Back

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Wed Mar 25 07:10:43 PDT 2009

Part of Israeli Apartheid Week at Boston College, 2008-2009
More information at http://boston.apartheidweek.org/

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009-
"Israel/Palestine Class Report Back"
7 PM in Merkert Hall, Room 127  (map info a bottom)

The BC undergraduate Sociology class entitled "Social Justice in
Israel/Palestine"   will give a report back on their recent trip to
the West Bank and Israel last January. The presentation will include a
power point slide and pictures from the students' visit.

The week continues.
Monday, March 30th, 2009- “Israel-Palestine: What future for peace
now?" A lecture by Ilan Pappe and Ghada Karmi, at 7:30pm in Devlin
Hall, Room 008

Ilan Pappe is Chair of the Department of History at University of
Exeter and the co-director of the Exeter Center for Ethno-Political
Studies. He was the academic head and founder of the Institute for
Peace studies in Givat Haviva Israel (1992-2000) and the Chair of the
Emil Touma Institute for Palestinian Studies in Haifa (2000-2008).
Pappe has also written on the Modern Middle East, multiculturalism and
historiography and is the author of The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine,
among various other publications.

Ghada Karmi is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Arab and Islamic
Studies at the University of Exeter, where she lectures on peacemaking
in Israel and Palestine. Her books include a widely acclaimed memoir,
In Search of Fatima: a Palestinian story, and most recent book,
Married to another man: Israel’s dilemma in Palestine.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009- "Israel and Apartheid: a futile, or a
necessary, analogy?" A lecture by Leila Farsakh, at 7pm in McGuinn
Hall, Room 121

Leila Farsakh is assistant professor in political science at the
University of Massachusetts Boston.  She has worked with a number of
international organizations, including the Organization for Economic
Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris (1993-1996) and the
Palestine Economic Policy Research Institute in Ramallah (1998-1999).
Dr. Farsakh has published on questions related to the political
economy of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the Oslo Process, and
international migration in a wide range of journals, including the
Middle East Journal, the European Journal of Development Research,
Journal of Palestine Studies and Le Monde Diplomatique. Her book,
Palestinian Labor Migration to Israel: Labour, Land and Occupation,
has been published by Routledge Press in fall 2005.

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Cambridge, MA  02139
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