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Israel and Palestine: The History and The Conflict

The Dartmouth Political Union welcomes Ussama Makdisi, Rachel Fish, Khaled Elgind, and Guy Ziv for a panel on the Israel-Hamas War and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Thursday, February 1, 2024
7:00pm – 8:30pm
Filene Auditorium, Moore Building
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Dartmouth Dialogues, Lectures & Seminars

The Dartmouth Political Union welcomes respected academics and practitioners from peer institutions to discuss the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the ongoing Israel-Hamas war, and the future of peace in the Middle East. 

The event will be live-streamed at dartgo.org/israelpalestine and recorded on The Dartmouth Political Union's YouTube. Register for the Student Reception at dartgo.org/dpureceptionLearn more about The DPU at thedpu.org.

Panelist Biographies:
Dr. Ussama Makdisi is a Professor of History and Chancellor’s Chair at the University of California, Berkeley, where he teaches Palestinian history and U.S.-Arab relations. He was previously a Professor of History and the first holder of the Arab-American Educational Foundation Chair of Arab Studies at Rice University in Houston.

Dr. Rachel Fish is a Visiting Assistant Professor at George Washington University where she teaches Israeli History and Society. Dr. Fish serves as Special Advisor to The Brandeis University Presidential Initiative to Counter Anti-Semitism in Higher Education and is also an Associate Research Professor at the Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies.

Mr. Khaled Elgindy is a Senior Fellow at the Middle East Institute and has a  background in researching and analyzing Palestinian-Israeli Affairs. Prior to his current role, he served as a fellow in the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution and as an adviser to the Palestinian leadership in Ramallah on permanent status negotiations with Israel from 2004-2009.

Dr. Guy Ziv is an Associate Professor at American University where he teaches courses on U.S. foreign policy, international negotiations, U.S.-Israel relations, and Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking. He appears frequently as a political commentator for major media outlets including CNN and BBC. 

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The Dartmouth Political Union

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.