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The Past, Present and Future of Israel/Palestine
November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
The Hamas attacks in Israel and Israel’s war on and invasion of Gaza are the latest rounds in a long-running conflict. In this webinar, three leading historians of the region will explore how we got here; what is fueling the present conflict; and what we in the United States can do.
Juan Cole is the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan and a specialist on the Middle East. He has maintained a weblog, Informed Comment, since 2002.
Sherene Seikaly is Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her book Men of Capital: Scarcity and Economy in Mandate Palestine (Stanford University Press, 2016) explores economy, territory, the home, and the body. She is co-editor of the Stanford Studies Middle Eastern and Islamic Societies and Cultures Series, the Journal of Palestine Studies, and Jadaliyya.
Zachary Lockman is Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, and History at NYU. He has done a great deal of research and writing on the history of Palestine.