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The Hundred Years' War on the Palestinians: Settler-Colonialism and Resistance, 1917–2017

Thursday, November 14th, 2019 @ 12:10pm to 1:10pm
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 101
Nov 14
Thursday, November 14th, 2019 @ 12:10pm to 1:10pm
Jerome Greene Hall, Room 101

Please join us for a discussion of the modern history of Palestine/Israel with Dr. Rashid Khalidi. Dr. Khalidi is the Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University. His talk will focus on his forthcoming work, The Hundred Years’ War on the Palestinians: Settler-Colonialism and Resistance, 1917–2017, and will be followed by a Q&A.

Dr. Khalidi received his B.A. from Yale in 1970 and his D.Phil. from Oxford in 1974. He is editor of the Journal of Palestine Studies, and he was President of the Middle East Studies Association and an advisor to the Palestinian delegation to the Madrid and Washington Arab-Israeli peace negotiations from October 1991 until June 1993. He is the author of Brokers of Deceit: How the U.S. has Undermined Peace in the Middle East (2013); Sowing Crisis: American Dominance and the Cold War in the Middle East (2009); The Iron Cage: The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood (2006); Resurrecting Empire: Western Footprints and America's Perilous Path in the Middle East (2004); Palestinian Identity: The Construction of Modern National Consciousness (1996); Under Siege: PLO Decision-Making During the 1982 War (1986); British Policy Towards Syria and Palestine, 1906-1914 (1980); and co-editor of Palestine and the Gulf (1982) and The Origins of Arab Nationalism (1991).

Contact Info: 
Serena Taj, [email protected]