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Roundtable Discussions on “"Concept Note for India Studies " and “The Arab Spring and the ‘Viral’ Revolutions of Our Times

 

On Thursday September 20th, the Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies held two roundtable discussions. The first was presented by Dr. Nivedita Menon, the Professor in the Department of Political Science/ International Studies, Jawahralal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi on “the concept note for Indian Studies”; and the second discussion was given by Dr. Aditya Nigam, a specialist in the field of social and political theory who discussed “The Arab Spring and the 'Viral’ Revolutions of Our Times”.

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).

Workshop Entitled: "Gaza’s Tunnel Economy: Dependence or Independence?”

 

On September 25th, The Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies (IALIIS) held a workshop at Birzeit University entitled: "Gaza’s Tunnel Economy: Dependence or Independence?” This workshop is the last workshop which is part of a series of workshops on Political Economy of Dependence and Independence in Palestine.

Dr. Raed Bader participated in a roundtable discussion in Jordan

 

Dr. Raed Bader participated in a roundtable discussion organized by the French Institute for the Near east (IFPO) in Amman on Sunday Sept. 16 2012 and the topic of which was: Palestine and networking: from concept to the case study.

Roundtable meeting on “ The role of the High Commissioner for Human Rights- The Strategic Priorities in the current Phase”

 

On Saturday June 9th, the Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies hosted Dr. Muna Rashmawi, head of the rule of law, equality and non discrimination department in the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, for a roundtable meeting on “The role of the High Commissioner for Human Rights- The Strategic Priorities in the current Phase.”

News from the Palestinian Archive at Birzeit University

 

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Birzeit University – Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies – and the Association for the Rehabilitation of the Family (Jama’iyat in’ash al-usra) calling for cooperation in the field of archiving. Signatories were Dr. Munir Qazzaz, Birzeit’e vice president for community affairs and Ms. Farida al-Amad, president of In’ash al-usra.

Interface Journal: The season of revolution the Arab Spring

 

The Interface: a journal for and about social movements has released its latest issue for (May 2012). The title of this issue is “The season of revolution: the Arab Spring and European mobilizations” and the editorial board of which includes Dr. Magid Shihade, faculty member at the Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies.

 

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