All tagged Israel-Palestine
Professor Karam Dana came to Skidmore last Thursday to talk about Palestine and its transitional identity. Supported by surveys and extensive research, he delivered a practical approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Read our review of the latest Jacob Parlow lecture!
This Thurs., Sept. 27, Skidmore is hosting the associate Professor Dana for the lecture “The Power of Palestine: Imperishable in a Transnational World.” Dana teaches Middle East Politics and Islamic Studies at the University of Washington Bothell.
On Sunday, Feb. 18, the Palestinian Rights Committee and the Jewish Voices for Peace joined forces to rally together, holding a vigil in solidarity with Ahed Tamimi and all Palestinian children in Saratoga Springs.
This Place, an exhibit in the Tang Museum until late April, is a multi- year project that invited a group of international artists to explore Israel and the West Bank between 2009 and 2012. Each of the twelve photographers in This Place spent an extended period of time in a place where Muslims and Jews, Palestinians and Isrealis, Africans, Bedouins, and others live side by side. What resulted is an exhibit as equally powerful as it is sentimental.
On Oct. 7, United States announced its withdrawal from UNESCO, claiming the organization has anti-Israeli bias. The withdrawal will be fully implemented by the end of next year, by when the country will owe UNESCO $600 million.
On Wednesday, Oct. 18, Bassam Eid, a Palestinian refugee and human rights activist gave a lecture at Skidmore. However, the lecture focused on critiquing Palestinian efforts and did not acknowledge all of the conflict’s main actors, namely Israel.
On Thursday Oct 2, Jeremey Pressman, a guest lecturer from University of Connecticut, spoke on the Israel-Palestine conflict. However, in an attempt to be objective, he failed to deliver a new perspective on the topic.