03 June
2020
Type of event: 
The Threat of Israeli Annexation: Regional and International Implications
Organizing office: 
IPS Washington
In partnership with: 
Arab Center Washington DC
Date: 
Wednesday, June 3, 2020 - 10:30am - 12:00pm
Language: 
English
Location: 
Washington
Venue: 
Online
Event Theme: 
About the event: 

Arab Center Washington DC and the Institute for Palestine Studies are organizing a webinar to discuss the implications of the Israeli plan to annex vast areas of Palestinian land and extend Israeli sovereignty over illegal settlements in the West Bank. The discussion will also explore the implications of the recent announcement by Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas that the PA will end all agreements and understandings signed with Israel and the United States.

You can register to watch the discussion via Zoom, link above!

If you are unable to register through zoom or for any registration related inquiries please write to [email protected]. In addition to Zoom, the webinar will be livestreamed on our website and on the Arab Center Washington DC's website. You can send your questions to the speakers by writing to [email protected].

 

 

About the speakers: 

Noura Erakat is a human rights attorney and assistant professor at Rutgers University.

Leila Farsakh is an associate professor and chair of the Political Science Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston.

Khalil E. Jahshan is the executive director of the Arab Center Washington DC.

Rashid Khalidi is the Edward Said professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University, co-Editor of the Journal of Palestine Studies, and the president of the Institute for Palestine Studies-USA.

Nasser Al-Kidwa is the chairman of the Board of Directors of the Yasser Arafat Foundation and the former Palestinian representative to the United Nations.

Raef Zreik is an associate professor of Law at Ono Academic College and the co-Director of Minerva Center for the Humanities at Tel Aviv University.

Tamara Kharroub will be moderating the discussion. She is the assistant executive director and senior fellow at the Arab Center Washington DC.

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