Professor of Sociology and International Affairs, Northeastern University
The discussion will cover the fallout from the US/UK invasion and occupation of Iraq, the handling of the Arab Spring protests, the new US-Saudi-Israel axis aimed at countering Iran, and military expenditures.
Why the Palestinian, Zionist and Algerian National Movements Competed and (Mostly) Won
Global Distinguished Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies; novelist and activist
Join us for a conversation with Elias Khoury, Lebanon’s most prominent novelists and activists who will read from his latest novel, Broken Mirrors: Sinacol, and discuss modern Lebanon's historic encounter with violence and the crisis facing Lebanon and the region t
Stephen Kinzer is an award-winning foreign correspondent who has covered more than 50 countries on five continents. His articles and books have led the Washington Post to place him “among the best in popular foreign policy storytelling.”
Senior Research Scholar, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University
The lecture will be divided into three parts.
Part one will attempt to separate rhetoric from reality by examining key political, economic and social conditions and dynamics in Gaza before and after the summer 2014 conflict, identifying Gazas major challenges and constraints.