Lectures

Maltese professor shares perspectives in the Refugee context

 

Critical analysis on the hierarchies of power in researches was offered in a lecture presented by the Professor of Youth and Community Studies in the University of Malta Maria Pisani. The lecture was organized by Birzeit University’s Institute of Community and Public Health, on April 6, 2017.

Speakers: 
Location: 
Birzeit University
Date: 
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 14

Visiting professor offers lecture series on gender and security issues

 

As part of the "Advancing Research and Teaching in Political Economy in the oPt", visiting professor Marsha Henry, a professor in the Gender Institute and Deputy Director of the Centre for Women, Peace and Security at the London School of Economics, spoke at Birzeit University, in March 29-30, 2017, in lecture series by Ibrahim Abu Lughod Institute for International Studies and the Council for British Research in the Levant.  Henry’s talks tackled the issues of gender, security, militarization and qualitative methodologies. 

Speakers: 
Location: 
Birzeit University
Date: 
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 14

Israel Shahak: An Exceptional Universal Humanist, an Unwavering Critic of Jewish-Zionist Hypocrisy

 

In cooperation with Birzeit’s program of Israeli Studies, Dr. Nakhleh presented his latest book entitled Israel Shahak: An exceptional universal humanist, an unwavering critic of Jewish-Zionist hypocrisy.

Date: 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 11

Dependent Neo-Liberalism: Gulf Economic Power in the Mashriq

 

Dr. Hannes Baumann from King’s College examined how Gulf corporations are restructuring Arab economies around a nexus of finance and real estate. The lecture built on Adam Hanieh's work on Gulf capital to show how 'dependent neoliberalism’ was constructed in Lebanon and how this analysis can be extended to other countries in the Mashriq.

Date: 
Monday, March 30, 2015 - 11

Palestine as a Non-Member State at the UN: The Importance and Consequences

 

Dr. Abdul Karim Bargouthi, Director of IALIIS, opened the lecture by referring to the interest of IALIIS in discussing issues that fall under the national and intellectual arena. He also emphasized the importance of constructive dialogue, respecting the minds of the public and seeking to provide information based on scientific basis.

Date: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 11

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

 

Professor Cramer began by explaining how there is a global discourse and organization change around the so called “liberal peace”. He also discussed that there are three sets of ideas combined with four rationales for international actors: liberal peace thesis, security development axis, and rediscovery of the state. Regarding aid, Professor Cramer discussed how aid in a post conflict society is more effective than any other aid. He also shed light on the political, economic and socio transitions of post war countries.

Date: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 11

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