The 2014 Palestine Center Annual Conference: "From Local to Global: The Persistence of the Palestinian Struggle"

14 Nov 2014


Join us for the 2014 Annual Conference at the Palestine Center, entitled "From Local to Global: The Persistence of the Palestinian Struggle," featuring distinguished panelists Rochelle Davis, Michael R. Fischbach, Matthew A. Reynolds, Bill Fletcher, Philip Farah, Ramah Kudaimi, Henry Siegman, Ian Lustick, Khaled Elgindy, Thomas Abowd, Issam Nassar and Diana Buttu.

The 2014 Palestine Center Annual Conference
"From Local to Global: The Persistence of the Palestinian Struggle"
14 November 2014

Schedule of Events
*Panelists may be added.

8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

9:00 - 9:15 a.m.
Welcome Remarks

9:15 - 10:30 a.m.
Panel I – Palestinian Refugees: Waiting to Return

Rochelle Davis
Associate Professor of Middle East Studies
Georgetown University

Michael R. Fischbach
Professor of History
Randolph-Macon College

Matthew A. Reynolds
Washington Representative
UNRWA for Palestine Refugeees in the Near East

10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
Coffee and Pastry Break

11:00 - 12:30 p.m.
Panel II – BDS: Activism and Strategy for Change

Bill Fletcher
Senior Scholar
Institute for Policy Studies

Philip Farah
Washington Interfaith Alliance for Middle East Peace

Ramah Kudaimi
Membership & Outreach Coordinator
U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation

12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Break for Lunch

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Panel III - U.S. Mediation and the Future of Palestine

Henry Siegman
Non-resident Research Professor
School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

Ian Lustick
Bess W. Hyman Chair
University of Pennsylvania

Khaled Elgindy
Saban Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings Institution

3:15 - 4:45 p.m.
Panel IV - Jerusalem: A Core Issue

Thomas Abowd
Lecturer in Anthropology
Tufts University

Issam Nassar
Professor of History
Illinois State University

Diana Buttu
Human Rights Lawyer & Adjunct Lecturer
Harvard Extension School

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Event Date: 
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 8:00am to 5:30pm
Sponsored By: 
The Jerusalem Center
The Palestine Center, 2425 Virginia Ave NW | Washington, DC 20037