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An article entitled “Unsettling Settler Colonialism”

 

Dr. Majid Shihade has recently published a new article in English entitled “Unsettling Settler Colonialism”which is published in “This week in Palestine” website.

Roundtable Meeting on The Arab Spring: A Fourth Democratic Transition?

 

The Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies held a roundtable meeting on April 21, 2012 for Professor Philippe Schmitter, Professor of Political Science at the European University Institute, on “The Arab Spring: A Fourth Democratic Transition?”. In this roundtable meeting, Professor Schmitter addressed the different modes of transition from an autocratic government  into a democratic one, with emphasis on the Arab Spring.  

An article entitled “Understanding the Arab Revolution”

 

Dr. Majid Shihade has recently published an article entitled “Understanding the Arab Revolution”, in which he discusses concepts as Orientalism, Euro/Western-centrism, and modernity; in order to understand arguments/questions concerning the nature and truth of the Arab revolutions.

A Lecture within the series of diplomacy meetings entitled “Lessons learned from the Negotiations, from the Madrid Conference until today”

 

On Thursday 4/5/2012 the Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies hosted Mr. Hani Masri, Director of Palestine Media, research and Studies Centre- Badael, for a lecture within the series of diplomacy meetings which is given within the “Negotiations: Strategy, and Tactics” course. The title of this lecture was “Lessons learned from the Negotiations, from the Madrid Conference until today”.

Roundtable session on the book entitled “Ye Shall Bowl on Grass”

 

On Tuesday March 27th, 2012 the Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies hosted Mr. Rafique Gangat, former first colored diplomat for South Africa for a roundtable discussion on his latest book Ye Shall Bowl on Grass.  During his discussion, Mr. Rafique shed light on the book which is a series of 30 stories each of which has something to say about what happened in South Africa. He also spoke of his experience as a diplomat.

Launching the IALIIS second E-newsletter

 

The Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies announces the issuing of its second E-Newsletter, which includes the different IALIIS activities over the last nine months

Participation of Dr.Asem Khalil in a workshop in Beirut about Palestinian Refugees

 

Dr. Asem Khalil, the IALIIS director, participated to a workshop organized by Issam Faris Institute at theAmericanUniversity in Beirut, where the research agenda on Palestinian refugees was discussed. Dr. Khalil presented the work of the Forced Migration and Refugee Unit, and its main achievements and plans for the year 2012.

Position paper entitled “Trapped by Denial of Rights, Illusion of Statehood: The Case of the Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon”

 

The Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies has recently published a position paper, in collaboration  with Al-Shabaka on “Trapped by Denial of Rights, Illusion of Statehood: The Case of the Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon”, written by Jaber Suleiman. Which  discusses how The PLO/PA bid came at a time of growing struggle by the Palestinian community to secure recognition of their rights by the Lebanese government – rights neglected since they sought refuge there in 1948 – and to overcome their economic, institutional, and spatial marginalization.

Workshop Entitled: "International Aid: A “Necessary Evil” for Development in Palestine?”

 

The Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies (IALIIS) conducted on Tuesday 28/2/2012 a workshop entitled: “International Aid: A “Necessary Evil” for Development in Palestine? The workshop is part of a series of workshops the institute organizes on the Political Economy of Dependence and Independence in Palestine.

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