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Public Lecture on “Palestine as a Non-Member State at the UN: The Importance and Consequences”

 

 

On Tuesday December 12, 2012 the Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies held a public lecture on “Palestine as a Non-Member State at the UN: The Importance and Consequences”, which included both Dr. Asem Khalil, Dean of the faculty of Law and Public Administration  and Dr. Husam Zumlot, Professor of Strategic Studies at the Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies.

Roundtable Meeting on “Ethnic Urbanization: The Jordan Valley as a Case Study”

 

On Saturday December 1st, 2012 the Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies hosted Mr. Chris Whitman for a roundtable meeting on “Ethnic Urbanization:  the Jordan Valley as a Case Study.” Mr. Whitman explained how with the designation of Areas A, B, and C in the Oslo Accords of 1993, Palestinian society has become an urbanized society, specifically in and around the Ramallah and Hebron areas.

Public Lecture on “The Post-War Makeover Fantasy: Neo-Liberalism, A Historicism, and the Political Economy of War to Peace Transitions"

 

On Wednesday November 7, 2012, the Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies and the Development Studies Center held a lecture on: “The post-war makeover fantasy: Neo-liberalism, A historicism, and the political economy of war to peace transitions", which was presented by Professor Chris Cramer, a development economist from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.

Lecture Entitled “The U.S Presidential Elections and its Impact on the Palestinian Case”

 

On Tuesday November 6, 2012 the Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies held a lecture on “The U.S Presidential Elections and its Impact on the Palestinian Case”, in which Dr. Samir Awad and Dr. Lourdes Habash, from the Department of Political Science, spoke about the current presidential elections in the U.S.

Dr. Raed Bader participated in a conference at the University of Jordan

 

Dr. Raed Bader participated in the International Conference held at the University of Jordan – Amman on the 8th and 9th of October on Translating citizenship. Organized by Transeuropeennes and the French Institute for the Near east (IFPO) in Beirut, the conference discussed: What definition of citizenship, Citizenship and the National Issue, Identity, citizenship, community, and finally the question of citizenship and equality.

Training course in Brussels and Berlin

 

A group of Palestinian students from Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies at Birzeit University, have participated in a study and dialogue program for prospective diplomats and students participating in the EU class of the International Studies Master program, from  September the 23rd to September the 30th. The training program which took place in Brussels and Berlin was organized by Konrad- Adenauer- Stiftung (KAS), in coordination with its offices in Berlin and Brussels.

Lecture Entitled “The Euro-zone Crisis, the World Economic Crisis and Social Protests”

 

On Thursday October 4th, 2012, The Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies hosted Professor Alex Callinicos, Professor of European Studies (social theory and international political economy) at Kings College, University of London for a lecture offered within the European Union course. He discussed the issue of the Euro-zone crisis, placing it in the context of the broader world crisis and ensuing social protests.

Lecture Entitled: "Sabra and Shatila: One of the Israeli strategies to end the Palestinian Camp"

 

On Thursday, September 27th, The Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies hosted Dr. Saleh Abdel-Jawad, Historian and Professor of Political Science at Birzeit University, for a lecture entitled “Sabra and Shatila: One of the Israeli strategies to end the Palestinian camp". This lecture was held in memory of the thirtieth anniversary of the Sabra and Shatila massacre and during this lecture Dr. Abdel-Jawad reviewed two documentaries on the heinous massacre that was carried out for three days (from Thursday September 16, 1982 until Saturday September 18).

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